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Latest treatment for prostate cancer Stories

2012-08-28 10:25:40

New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine reassessing clinical data from trials, which investigate ways of treating side effects of therapy for prostate cancer, finds that tamoxifen, an anti-estrogen used to treat breast cancer, is also able to suppress gynecomastia and breast pain in men.

2010-12-08 15:15:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Androgen deprivation therapy has often been prescribed as a prostate cancer treatment for low-risk prostate cancer patients. This therapy for treating prostate cancer had previously been blamed for increased risk of cardiovascular disease and heart conditions.

2010-09-03 08:00:00

MIAMI, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- CyberKnife radiosurgery treatment for prostate cancer is rapid, effective and has no side effects, with the added benefit of being non-invasive.

2009-03-23 08:50:16

Five days of radiation could kill early-stage prostate cancer as well as longer, traditional methods, keeping patients out of their doctor’s office longer.


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honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.