prostate tumors

Full genetic blueprint of multiple prostate tumors unveiled


February 10th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Scientists have for the first time laid bare the full genetic blueprint of multiple prostate tumors, uncovering alterations that have never before been detected and offering a deep ... 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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Biomarkers for particularly aggressive prostate cancers discovered


July 13th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Researchers have uncovered a mechanism that determines prostate cancer aggressiveness, providing new targets for diagnosis and treatment.The study, led by Ze'ev Ronai, at Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham), ... Read more...

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FDA Authorizes A New Prostate Cancer Drug


June 18th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of America endorsed the initial prostate cancer chemotherapy drug. This drug has been described as one ... Read more...

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Blood vessel-blocking drug may delay prostate cancer progression


June 9th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): In a clinical trial of 200 prostate cancer patients, a blood vessel-blocking drug called tasquinimod slowed the rate of disease progression, say experts at Johns Hopkins, Roswell Park ... Read more...

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Lowering cholesterol levels may cut prostrate cancer risk


February 24th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Lowering cholesterol may block the growth of prostate tumors, claims a new study.Prostate tumors accumulate high levels of cholesterol, and tumor incidence correlates with eating a ... Read more...

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Now, inexpensive, pocket-sized ultrasound device to treat cancer, relieve arthritis


December 20th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A Cornell graduate student has developed a groundbreaking therapeutic ultrasound device, which can fit in the palm of a hand, is battery-powered and packs enough punch to ... Read more...

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Promising cancer drug target in prostate tumors identified


June 27th, 2008 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): Researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute claim to have identified a promising cancer drug target in prostate tumors.The scientists report they have blocked the development of prostate ... Read more...

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Feel good hormones in the brain halt cancer progression in rats


June 10th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): A US-based Calcutta University alumnus has revealed a mechanism whereby the brain can prevent the progression of cancer.Dr. Dipak K. Sarkar, a professor in the Department of ... Read more...

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Prostate cancer genes mapping paves the way for future treatments


May 20th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 20 (ANI): Scientists from the YCR Cancer Research Unit at the University of York and Pro-cure Therapeutics Ltd have reported a novel discovery of a specific gene expression ... Read more...

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New data show finasteride helps prevent prostate cancer


May 19th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Men and their doctors should consider a more aggressive approach that includes finasteride to prevent the development of prostate cancer, according to a comprehensive re-evaluation of the ... Read more...

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Scientists develop test vaccine to prevent prostate cancer in mice


April 5th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): University of Southern California (USC) researchers have come up with a test vaccine that successfully prevents prostate cancer development in 90 percent of mice genetically engineered to ... Read more...

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Blocking signaling protein may help destroy prostate cancer


February 29th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): Researchers at Jeffersons Kimmel Cancer Center in Philadelphia have found that by blocking a signaling protein, which is key to the cancers growth, might help kill prostate cancer ... Read more...

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