Urine test for prostate cancer would use metabolites

It may one day be possible to detect prostate cancer from a simple, non-invasive urine test

Johns Hopkins University • futurity
March 4, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: prostate-cancer rna health-and-medicine medical-tests urine

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 • futurity
Dec. 5, 2019 ~3 min

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

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 • futurity
Dec. 2, 2019 ~5 min

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

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 • futurity
July 10, 2019 ~4 min

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

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 • futurity
June 13, 2019 ~4 min

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

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 • futurity
Feb. 7, 2019 ~2 min

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

Do enlarged prostates actually protect against tumors?

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

Kayla Wiles-Purdue • futurity
Feb. 5, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: prostate-cancer cancer health-and-medicine

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 • futurity
Jan. 18, 2019 ~2 min

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

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 • futurity
Dec. 12, 2018 ~5 min

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

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 • futurity
Nov. 30, 2001 ~5 min

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

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