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  • Cesium-131 From IsoRay Medical (TM), Inc. Established as a Front Line Treatment for Early Stage Prostate Cancer ... (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)

    CHICAGO----Investigators of a recent multi-institutional trial, led by principal investigator Bradley Prestidge, conclude that Cesium-131, a medical isotope used in low dose brachytherapy treatment for prostate cancer, "... has come into widespread use; and the clinical results of this trial are mature enough to be of immediate, important, practical use to practitioners."

  • The Risk Of Renal Impairment In Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases Treated With ... (Medical News Today) Nearly one-quarter of prostate cancer (CaP) patients treated with zoledronic acid (ZA) suffer renal impairment according to a report by Dr. Oh and colleagues in the online version of Cancer.ZA is an intravenous bisphosphonate given to decrease skeletal related events in CaP patients with bone metastases. [click link for full article]

  • Prostate Cancer Conference at Mayo Clinic (KAAL Austin)

    (KAAL) -- It's a type of cancer that some call the "couple disease". The Mayo Clinic in Rochester held a conference on prostate cancer, allowing men to gather information they and their loved ones may need in order to deal with the disease and life after.

  • A Better Blood Test For Prostate Cancer (Medical News Today)

    New studies of a blood protein recently identified at Johns Hopkins, early prostate cancer antigen-2 (EPCA-2), may change the way men are screened for prostate cancer - a disease that kills tens of thousands of men every year. Current standards of screening and testing for prostate cancer focus on the blood protein prostate-specific antigen (PSA) along with a digital rectal examination. [click ...

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