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2013-10-14 09:20:41

A new study reveals that in the prediction of treatment outcome for castration-resistant prostate cancer, a change in circulating tumor cells detection might be more accurate than the change in prostate-specific antigen levels. The findings of this award-winning study were presented at the recent EAU 13th Central European Meeting in Prague. "The research of the circulating tumor cells (CTC) is of utmost importance, because nowadays there is no reliable marker of both cancer-specific or...

2013-09-30 13:57:37

Prostate cancer screening using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is widely used in France despite a lack of evidence showing that it reduces cancer deaths. Now, researchers have shown that men experience more harm than good from routine PSA screening, according to research to be presented on Monday by Professor Mathieu Boniol, at the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECC2013). Prof Boniol, Research Director at the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) and Professor at the...

2013-09-23 13:06:32

Guideline provides detailed direction on treatment options for prostate cancer patients The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) will highlight the recently published Adjuvant and Salvage Radiotherapy After Prostatectomy: ASTRO/AUA Guideline during ASTRO’s 55th Annual Meeting, September 22-25, 2013, in Atlanta. The guideline focuses on radiation therapy after prostatectomy for patients with and without evidence of prostate cancer recurrence, and is a joint effort between...

2013-09-13 23:04:06

2014 Cancer Diagnostics Market Opportunities for US, UK, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and Japan analyzes potential applications of various diagnostic technologies and forecasts sales of major tumor markers and market segment. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 These research reports on Cancer Diagnostics Market for US, UK, Spain, France, Germany, Italy and Japan are new strategic analysis of the major business opportunities emerging in the cancer diagnostics market during the next...

2013-09-12 12:12:56

3-gene biomarker gauges tumor's aggressiveness The level of expression of three genes associated with aging can be used to predict whether seemingly low-risk prostate cancer will remain slow-growing, according to researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center. Use of this three-gene biomarker, in conjunction with existing cancer-staging tests, could help physicians better determine which men with early prostate cancer can be safely...


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