The death count alone--31,500 lives lost every year--doesn't begin to measure the anxiety, misery, and pain caused by prostate cancer
ADT, the primary treatment for advanced prostate cancer
, acts by reducing testosterone to castrate levels, effectively putting hormone sensitive prostate cancer
However, aggressive forms of prostate cancer
showed up in 6.
is a disease of a walnut-sized gland at the base of the spine.
Earlier results with an Onyvax prostate cancer
vaccine demonstrated safety and good tolerability with no major side effects reported.
The risk of prostate cancer
was a third lower in men who ate tomato-based products more than ten times a week than in men who ate them less than twice a week," explains Giovannucci.
In the trial, CB7630 was administered once daily to chemotherapy-naove patients with castration refractory prostate cancer
(CRPC), who had progressive disease despite treatment with LHRH analogues and multiple other hormonal therapies including antiandrogens, diethylstilboestrol and dexamethasone.
When the volunteers joined the study between 1993 and 1997, none had prostate cancer
Last year, Atrix licensed North American marketing rights to the Eligard prostate cancer
products to Sanofi-Synthelabo Inc.
Recent studies on prostate cancer
, done at the National Institute of Health, indicate that prostate cancer
may run in the families of black men.
American blacks have the highest rate of prostate cancer
in the world.
These data suggest that PROSTASCINT fusion imaging is emerging as an important tool to help determine patient-specific treatment regimens for prostate cancer
Also, they say, the finding could suggest new ways of diagnosing or treating prostate cancer
Though Arnot stands by his title for the breast cancer book, he says he couldn't use prevention this time because so many men already have incipient prostate cancer
and it can't be prevented.
ATLANTA -- Theragenics Corporation, a medical device company serving the prostate cancer
and surgical markets (NYSE: TGX), announces its return to the sport of professional bull riding to promote its prostate cancer
treatment awareness campaign.