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2011-09-22 12:20:48

Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a way to image the spread of a particularly dangerous form of prostate cancer earlier than conventional imaging in use today, which may allow oncologists to find and treat these metastases more quickly and give patients a better chance at survival. The gene-based imaging system targets prostate cancers that have become resistant to androgen deprivation therapy, an aggressive form of the disease known as castration...

2011-09-20 13:06:44

Genetic differences in prostate cells seem to be a root cause of the prostate cancer disparities between African-American men and white men, according to findings presented at the Fourth AACR Conference on The Science of Cancer Health Disparities, held here Sept. 18-21, 2011. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among U.S. men, with occurrences and mortality rates higher in African-American men compared to white men. "There are a lot of socioeconomic and environmental...

2011-08-15 15:29:51

Novel assay found to be more accurate than traditional screening A new prostate screening test developed by AnalizaDx, Inc., a Cleveland-based biotech company, and studied by researchers at the Seidman Cancer Center at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center along with colleagues at the Cleveland Clinic, the Veterans Administration Boston Healthcare and the National Cancer Institute, may prove to be a promising new tool in the diagnosis of prostate cancer. The study which will be...

2011-08-12 14:52:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) screening is the universal standard for early detection of prostate cancer in men. The medical community, and even the press, routinely urge men to begin PSA testing at age 50, and even earlier - age 40 - for high risk men, including African Americans or those with a family history of prostate cancer. Dr. David Samadi, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The...


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