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Men's Health News
April 1, 2020

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Protein That Hinders Advancement of Prostate Cancer Identified

Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have discovered that blocking a specific protein, may be a promising strategy to prevent the spread of castration-resistant prostate cancer ... read more

Prostate Cancer Incidence and Mortality Have Declined in Most Countries

Prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates are decreasing or stabilizing in most parts of the world, with the United States recording the biggest drop in incidence, according to new ... read more

Laser-Targeted Removal of Prostate Tumors Works as Well Complete Removal of Prostate

Researchers have shown that selectively destroying cancerous prostate tissue is as effective as complete prostate removal or radiation therapy while ... read more

Men's Testosterone Levels Largely Determined by Where They Grow Up

Men's testosterone levels are largely determined by their environment during childhood, according to new ... read more
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Inherited Origin of Prostate Cancer in Families

Researchers have identified haplotypes, ancestral fragments of DNA, that are associated with hereditary prostate cancer (HPC) in a first-of-its-kind genomic study made possible by the study of ... read more

New Computational Tools Identify Alternative Splicing Changes in Aggressive Cancers

A multi-institutional group of researchers has linked a strong cancer driver gene to changes in proteins that regulate alternative splicing. The researchers created new computational tools and ... read more

Study Examines Prostate Cancer Treatment Decisions

A five-year follow-up study of more than 2,000 US men who received prostate cancer treatment is creating a road map for future patients regarding long-term bowel, bladder and sexual function in order ... read more

Targeted Screening Could Prevent One in Six Prostate Cancer Deaths

The study modeled the harms and benefits of introducing four-yearly PSA screening for all men aged 55 to 69 versus more targeted checks for those at higher risk of the disease. The researchers ... read more

Reducing the Side-Effects of Prostate Hormone Therapy With Exercise

A prescription of short-term exercise for patients with advanced prostate cancer could help to reduce the side-effects of hormone therapy, according to new research. The trial aimed to reduce the ... read more

Being Active Reduces Risk of Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK , yet we still don't know all of its causes. The largest ever study to use genetics as a measurement for physical activity to look at ... read more

New Strategies Against Bone Metastases from Prostate Cancer

A study suggests a new approach, or, possibly two new approaches against prostate cancer bone metastases: While targeted therapies and anti-cancer immunotherapies have not been especially successful ... read more

Novel MRI-Guided Ultrasound Treatment Destroys Prostate Cancer

A novel MRI-guided procedure that uses therapeutic ultrasound effectively treats prostate cancer with minimal side effects, according to a new study. Researchers said the incision-free technique ... read more

Omega-3 Shows Protection Against Heart Disease-Related Death, Without Prostate Cancer Risk

A research team identified 87 patients who were part of the Intermountain INSPIRE Registry and had developed prostate cancer. These patients were also tested for plasma levels of docosahexaenoic acid ... read more

Driver Found for More Deadly Prostate Cancer

A transcription factor that aids neuron function also appears to enable a cell conversion in the prostate gland that can make an already recurrent cancer even more deadly, scientists ... read more

High Levels of Two Hormones in the Blood Raise Prostate Cancer Risk

Men with higher levels of 'free' testosterone and a growth hormone in their blood are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to research presented at the 2019 NCRI ... read more

Potential Therapeutic Target for Prostate Cancers With PTEN Mutation

PTEN, a tumor suppressor gene mutated in about 20% of prostate cancers, relies on another gene, ARID4B, to ... read more

New Blood Test for Prostate Cancer Is Highly-Accurate and Avoids Invasive Biopsies

A new and simple blood test has been found to efficiently and accurately detect the presence of aggressive prostate cancer, according to new ... read more

Eating Mushrooms May Help Lower Prostate Cancer Risk

A new study found an inverse relationship between mushroom consumption and the development of prostate cancer among middle-aged and elderly Japanese men, suggesting that regular mushroom intake might ... read more

Blocking Specific Protein Could Provide New Treatment for Deadly Form of Prostate Cancer

Blocking a kinase known as CDK7 sets off a chain reaction that results in the death of prostate cancer cells that have spread and are resistant to standard ... read more

Gold Nanoparticles Shown to Be Safe and Effective Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Bio-compatible gold nanoparticles designed to convert near-infrared light to heat have been shown to safely and effectively ablate low- to intermediate-grade tumors within the prostate, according to ... read more

Study Links Progenitor Cells to Age-Related Prostate Growth

The prostates of older mice contain more luminal progenitor cells -- cells capable of generating new prostate tissue -- than the prostates of younger mice, researchers have ... read more

Bench to Bedside Study of a Targetable Enzyme Controlling Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer represents a major health challenge and there is currently no effective treatment once it has advanced to the aggressive, metastatic stage. A new has revealed a key cellular mechanism ... read more

Newly Defined Cancer Driver Is Fast, Furious and Loud

A new study finds that the gene FOXA1 overrides normal biology in three different ways to drive prostate cancer. They refer to the three classes as FAST, FURIOUS, and LOUD to reflect their unique ... read more

Interim Scan During Prostate Cancer Therapy Helps Guide Treatment

New prostate cancer research shows that adding an interim scan during therapy can help guide a patient's treatment. Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) positron emission tomography (PET) ... read more

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