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  • Colourful, healthy food (The Star Online)

    TOMATOES contain lycopene that helps to reduce the risk of getting prostate cancer.

  • County Calendar - 7/18/06 (

    * Man to Man information/support for men living with prostate cancer, 7-8:30 p.m., Virtua Memorial Hos-pital Burlington County, 175 Madison Ave., Mount Holly. Call (888) 847-8823.

  • A New Diagnostic Tool For Prostate Cancer And How A "bigger" Chromosome 8 Can Predict Poorer Outcomes In Prostate (Medical News Today)

    According to the World Health Organization there are about 250,000 new cases of prostate cancer every year but, when caught in time, the disease has a cure rate of over 90%. The problem is that the current methods of disease testing are still associated with too many misdiagnoses. [click link for full article]

  • The Prostate Cancer Center at Roswell Park Cancer Institute (WIVB Buffalo)

    Roswell Park Cancer Institute offers a full range of treatment options for patients with prostate cancer.

  • Threshold Stops Prostate Drug Program (

    (AP) REDWOOD CITY, Calif. Shares of Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. plunged in premarket activity Monday after the biotech company said it would stop development of an enlarged prostate treatment following the failure of two clinical trials.

  • Interpretation Of The Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (Medical News Today) - The Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT) was designed to determine if the biopsy proven prevalence of prostate cancer (CaP) was less in a group of men taking finasteride vs. placebo. The 7-year trial demonstrated a 24.8% reduction in the finasteride group, but the finasteride patients who were diagnosed with CaP were more likely to have high-grade disease (6. [click link for

  • Threshold prostate drug fails (San Francisco Business Times)

    Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. said its drug to treat enlarged prostate known as BPH failed in both a mid-stage and late-clinical trial.

  • Threshold ends trial on prostate drug (Inside Bay Area)

    Biotechnology company Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. pulled the plug on a trial to test an experimental drug, causing its shares to lose more than half of their value Monday.

  • Best option for prostate cancer treatment is individual choice (Agriculture Online)

    Allen Lash began with a belief that surgery was his last choice to cure prostate cancer. "When you're diagnosed with prostate cancer, you're dealing with two main issues," he says. "First, your own survival. Second, quality-of-life issues, such as incontinence and sexual function.

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