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Beehive extract may arrest prostate cancer


May 6th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) An over-the-counter natural remedy derived from beehives slows down the growth of prostate cancer cells and tumours in mice, says a new study.Caffeic acid phenethyl ester, ... Read more...

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Oregano can help protect against prostate cancer


April 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Oregano, the common seasoning for pizzas and pastas, could be processed into a drug to protect against prostate cancer with fewer side-effects than existing treatments.Researchers from ... Read more...

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Slowing down prostate cancer by starving its cells


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 3 (IANS) Researchers have hit upon a potential treatment for prostate cancer - starving tumour cells of a vital nutrient that fuels their growth.The study, conducted with lab ... Read more...

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Low fat, fish oil diet helps slow down cancer


October 26th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) A low-fat, fish-oil combo diet, taken weeks before prostate removal, slows down prostate cancer growth as compared to a traditional, high-fat Western diet. The study, conducted ... Read more...

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Drug for rare childhood cancer may help prevent prostate cancer spread


April 30th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new study has found that a drug developed to treat Ewing's Sarcoma, a rare childhood cancer, may also help prevent human prostate cancer from spreading.Researchers at Georgetown ... Read more...

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Prostate and breast cancer usually recur in bone: Study


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): A new University of Michigan study has found that prostate and breast cancer usually recur in the bone.And now, researchers believe they know why. Prostate cancer cells specifically ... Read more...

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Molecular predictor of metastatic prostate cancer identified


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 03 (ANI): Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have indicated that prostate tumors that carry a "signature" of four molecular markers have the potential to become dangerously metastatic if not treated ... Read more...

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New protein drives prostate cancer cells to ’suicide’


February 1st, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Scientists have identified a protein that halts growth of prostate cancer cells and even drives them to commit 'suicide'.A drug that boosts levels of the protein, called FUS, ... Read more...

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Protein that protects against prostate cancer discovered


February 1st, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 01 (ANI): Scientists have identified an important protein, produced naturally inside cells, that appears to suppress the growth of prostate cancer cells in the laboratory.The findings offer promising leads for ... Read more...

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Why PSA levels reflect prostate cancer progression


January 14th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Researchers studying prostate cancer cells for decades have now found why PSA (prostate-specific antigen) levels reflect cancer progression."This is the first demonstration of a mechanism that explains why ... Read more...

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Antibiotic used in meat, dairy industry slows prostate cancer growth


December 21st, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Finnish researchers have found that an antibiotic called 'monensin', used in the meat and dairy industry, could slow the growth of prostate cancer cells.Evidence pointing to the ... Read more...

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Pomegranate juice could be key to new cancer therapies


December 13th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): New therapies for preventing cancer may be on their way as scientists have identified components in pomegranate juice that inhibit the movement of cancer cells.Researchers at the University ... Read more...

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Mechanism that turns healthy cells into prostate cancer cells discovered


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California have found a protein that is crucial for regulating the self-renewal of normal prostate stem cells, needed to repair injured cells or ... Read more...

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Soy-based drug ‘may stop prostate cancer spread’


November 9th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 09 (ANI): Researchers have found that a new, non-toxic drug made from a chemical in soy could prevent the movement of cancer cells from the prostate to the rest of ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal prostate cancer’s multiple personalities


November 4th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A team of scientists has taken an important step toward a better understanding of prostate cancer by uncovering evidence that it is not one disease but rather several ... Read more...

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New vitamin E treatment for prostate cancer


October 20th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): Queensland University of Technology (QUT) prostate cancer researchers have found that a new vitamin E treatment could significantly reduce tumour regrowth.Dr Patrick Ling, whose research will be a ... Read more...

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Viagra, anti-cancer drug combo shrinks tumors in vivo


September 28th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): Viagra when combined with doxorubicin, a powerful anti-cancer drug, enhances its anti-tumour efficacy in prostate cancer and also lessens the damage to the heart, a new study has ... Read more...

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Nanobubbles ‘can detect and eliminate prostate cancer cells’


September 28th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): Scientists at Rice University were able to use plasmonic nanobubbles in living organisms to detect and eliminate implanted human prostate cancer cells.Dmitri Lapotko showed that the nanobubbles, generated ... Read more...

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Cholesterol drug could treat prostate cancer


September 21st, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a drug used to treat patients with high cholesterol levels could also be helpful in treating prostate cancer.Rosuvastatin-a statin drug sold as ... Read more...

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How red wine and green tea can prevent prostate cancer growth


June 10th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Polyphenols, present in red wine and green tea inhibit cancer growth- a discovery that could lead to a major advance in the treatment of prostate cancer.Researchers have explained ... Read more...

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Gene fusion is the ’smoking gun’ in the development of prostate cancer: Study


May 19th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Targeting the hormone androgen and its receptor in prostate cancer therapy could be a wrong approach after all, says a new study.Researchers have found that when two genes ... Read more...

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New cancer vaccine Out


May 3rd, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of America has supplied its approval to the latest prostate cancer vaccine, Provenge. It has been manufactured by the ... Read more...

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Targeted treatment for prostate cancer to be tested


April 17th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Cincinnati are set to test targeted treatment for prostate cancer.The partnership with Areva Med will see UC scientists using the lab of Zhongyun ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer cells more likely to spread with specific gene function loss


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): A new research has shown that prostate cancer cells are more likely to spread to other parts of the body if a specific gene quits functioning normally.Certain ... Read more...

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How to manipulate ‘TRAP’ gene for treating cancer


December 30th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): TNF-receptor associated protein-1 (TRAP-1) may prevent cancer cell death, according to a research.Prostate cancer most commonly develops in men over the age of 50 and is slow-growing; ... Read more...

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Beer may prevent prostate cancer


December 9th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Here's an excuse for men to hit the pub - a new research suggests that a compound in beer may prevent prostate cancer.Tests showed that the ingredient, xanthohumol, ... Read more...

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Synthetic molecules may boost immunity against HIV


November 9th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) Scientists have developed synthetic molecules that could boost our immunity against HIV and HIV-infected cells as well as prostate cancer cells. Their findings potentially open the way to ... Read more...

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Novel synthetic molecules boost immune response to HIV and prostate cancer


November 6th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Synthetic molecules developed by researchers at Yale University could enhance the body's immune response to HIV and HIV-infected cells, and prostate cancer cells.The findings by Yale researchers ... Read more...

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How ‘triggering event’ in cancer occurs


October 30th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 30 (ANI): A research team at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, including an Indian-origin scientist, has found how two genes fuse together and lead to prostate cancer.The study ... Read more...

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Soon, simple jab to prevent prostate cancer


September 8th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): A simple jab may soon help prevent prostate cancer, say researchers.The research team from University of Utah and University of Columbia have identified a virus, known to ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil prostate cancer ‘homing device’ for drug delivery


July 7th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Purdue University researchers have come up with a new prostate cancer "homing device" that can improve detection, and allow for the first targeted treatment of the disease.The ... Read more...

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Scientists use 3D research model to study prostate cancer spread


April 26th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Scientists from QUT's Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation are using a 3-D model to get deeper insights into how prostate cancer spread to the bones.Shirly Sieh, a ... Read more...

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‘Smart bomb’ drug delivery may boost effectiveness of prostate cancer imaging


April 22nd, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have identified a novel way to combine imaging with chemotherapy in a single agent for the treatment of prostate cancer.According to lead researcher ... Read more...

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Novel drug shows promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer


April 8th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): An experimental drug for metastatic prostate cancer has shown considerable promise in early clinical trials by reducing signs of the disease in patients with drug-resistant cancer.Of 30 men ... Read more...

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Blood protein may hold key to stopping cancer progression


April 1st, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 1 (ANI): Scientists at Wake Forest University School of Medicine have reached a step closer to developing a new drug to inhibit tumour growth in cancer patients, and potentially help ... Read more...

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