New drug target may halt tough prostate cancer tumor growth

Certain prostate cancer cells become resistant to treatment and turn lethal, but a new discovery could offer a new target to stop their spread.

Sarah Avery-Duke | Dec. 5, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine cancer drug-development prostate-cancer

High-fat diet fuels prostate cancer’s growth

A high-fat diet fuels the progression of prostate cancer but reducing fat could diminish or delay the risk for men with early-stage cancer.

McGill University | Dec. 2, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine diets fat food prostate-cancer

Shorter proton therapy can safely treat prostate cancer

Higher doses of proton therapy over a shorter amount of time effectively treats prostate cancer—and is safe for patients, a new study shows.

John Infanti-Penn | July 10, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer prostate-cancer radiation-therapy side-effects tumors

Clues to side effect may prolong prostate cancer survival

New research indicates a way to stop the aggressive side effects of a common treatment for late-stage prostate cancer.

Leslie Orr-Rochester | June 13, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer medications prostate-cancer

Fatty acids ‘feed’ prostate cancer tumors

There's a link between fatty acids and increased prostate cancer tumor growth, researchers report.

Kathryn Powley-U. Melbourne | Feb. 7, 2019 | futurity
~2 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer fatty-acids food prostate-cancer

Do enlarged prostates actually protect against tumors?

An enlarged prostate could help prevent tumor growth, simulations show.

Kayla Wiles-Purdue | Feb. 5, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer prostate-cancer

Gene indicates whose prostate cancer will spread

Doctors can determine how advanced prostate cancer is, but not if it will spread. A new discovery changes that.

Caitlin Coyle-Rutgers | Jan. 18, 2019 | futurity
~2 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine algorithms cancer prostate-cancer

Computer model flags aggressive prostate cancer

One of the big challenges in treating prostate cancer is knowing how aggressive it will be. A new computer model that predicts its progress may change that.

Cecilie Krabbe-Copenhagen | Dec. 12, 2018 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine cancer genomes prostate-cancer

High-fat diet fuels prostate cancer’s growth

A high-fat diet fuels the progression of prostate cancer but reducing fat can diminish or delay the risk.

McGill University | Nov. 30, 2001 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine diets fat food prostate-cancer

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