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Study Links Prostate Cancer Medications to Higher Risk of Heart-Related Deaths in Men with Cardiovascular Problems

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Taking certain prostate cancer medications can increase the risk of heart-related deaths in men who have cardiovascular problems, according to a new study published in BJU International. The study focused on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), which fights to inhibit cancer … Continue reading →

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Radiation plus hormone therapy prolongs survival for older men with prostate cancer

Adding radiation treatment to hormone therapy saves more lives among older men with locally advanced prostate therapy than hormone therapy alone, according to a new study. The researchers found that hormone therapy plus radiation reduced cancer deaths by nearly 50 percent in men aged 76 to 85 compared to men who only received hormone therapy.

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Molecular signature for outcomes of triple negative breast cancer

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

( University of Utah Health Sciences ) Compared to other types of breast cancer, triple negative breast cancers are often more aggressive and have fewer treatment options. In a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute and the University of Utah have identified a molecular mechanism that triple negative breast …

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Dogs Can Literally Sniff Out Prostate Cancer With Over 97% Accuracy, Study Finds

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Dogs really are man's best friend – especially when it comes to sniffing out potentially lethal cancers , a new study has found. Research suggests that dogs can detect prostate cancer in roughly 98% of cases, simply through sniffing a man's urine

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1 in 3 Breast Cancer Patients Interested in Genetic Testing

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

One in three women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer may want genetic testing, to see whether they are at risk for other types of cancer, or to look at the likelihood that a family member could develop cancer, according to a new study.

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New study reveals effective treatment program for breast cancer survivors

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

(Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly) — In a new study that could help improve the day-to-day quality-of-life for women with breast cancer, UCLA researchers have developed a cognitive rehabilitation program to address post-cancer treatment cognitive changes, sometimes known as “chemo brain,” which can affect up to 35 percent of post-treatment breast cancer patients.

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Can fish oil supplement hinder cancer treatment?

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Supplement's effectiveness has long been under scrutiny, and now a new study raises questions about its safety

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'Pay-for-performance' may lead to higher risk for robotic prostate surgery patients

| March 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

A 'perverse disincentive' for hospitals that have invested in expensive technology for robotic surgery may be jeopardizing prostate cancer patients who seek out the procedure, concluded a new study. The study, which compared complication rates in hospitals with low volumes of robot-assisted radical prostatectomies to institutions with high volumes of the procedure, suggested that current pay-for …

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Natural extract shows promise for preventing breast cancer, study suggests

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a new study, the extract from rosehips — the fruit of the rose plant — significantly reduced the growth and migration of cells from a type of breast cancer known as triple negative. This particularly aggressive form of cancer does not respond to most available treatments and tends to affect young women as well as those who are African-American or Hispanic.

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Natural Extract Shows Promise for Preventing Breast Cancer

| March 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a new study, the extract from rosehips — the fruit of the rose plant — significantly reduced the growth and migration of cells from a type of breast cancer known as triple negative. This particularly aggressive form of cancer does not respond to most available treatments and tends to affect young women as well as those who are African-American or Hispanic.

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