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10/15/2010 10:00 AM
Robot To Have First Clinical Trial Test In Prostate Cancer Patients
In the first-of-a-kind clinical trial, a robot will be used to place therapeutic radioactive seeds in prostate cancer patients. The National Cancer Institute-supported study, which will enroll 14 patients, has just opened at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital...

10/15/2010 09:00 AM
Urine Test For Prostate Cancer Hopeful
New research led by UK scientists has shown that a protein in urine could be a reliable marker for prostate cancer risk, alnd although there is still a lot of work to be done to move it from the laboratory to the clinic, the finding is raising hopes that an easy and reliable clinical test for prostate cancer is now much closer...

10/15/2010 07:00 AM
Prostate Cancer Advocates Circulate Petition To The NFL
As NFL stadiums and players turn pink this month in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, prostate cancer advocates salute the pink effort and are asking the NFL for equal opportunity awareness time for prostate cancer, a disease that currently affects 2.5 million American men...

10/14/2010 07:00 AM
Links Between XMRV And Human Disease Examined In New Studies
Evidence Supports Possible Links with Cancer but not Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Xenotropic murine leukemia virus-related virus (XMRV) has been the subject of many studies since its discovery in 2006, but conflicting reports have created an unclear picture of XMRV's role in human disease...

10/13/2010 07:00 AM
Abiraterone Acetate Improves Survival In Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
Patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who have progressed after chemotherapy live significantly longer if treated with the drug abiraterone acetate compared to placebo, the results of a large Phase-III clinical trial confirm...

10/12/2010 10:00 AM
Prostate Cancer: Industrial-Academic Partnership To Help Urologists Zero In On Cancerous Tissue During Ultrasound-guided Biopsies, Localized Treatment
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $3.3 million grant to a research team that includes Rutgers University to increase the reliability of imaging prostate cancer...

10/12/2010 08:00 AM
Calypso Medical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance For Dynamic Edge Gating Technology
Calypso Medical Technologies, Inc., a developer of real-time localization technology used for the precise tracking of tumors, announced it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the Calypso® System with Dynamic Edge™ Gating Technology...

10/12/2010 07:00 AM
More Than Half Of Men Dying Of Prostate Cancer Use Hospice Care But Most Wait Too Long To Enroll To Optimize The Benefits
More than half of men dying of prostate cancer use hospice care - a significant increase over the last two decades - but most wait too long to enroll so they can't take full advantage of the palliative care that could make their deaths easier, a study by researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center found...

10/11/2010 05:00 PM
Common Prostate Cancer Treatment Linked To Bone Decay
A common treatment for prostate cancer known as androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is linked to bone decay, according to new research from the University of Melbourne in Australia...

10/11/2010 04:00 PM
New Advanced Prostate Cancer Drug, Abiraterone Acetate Extends Survival Time
An investigational drug aimed at treating patients with advanced prostate cancer was found to be so successful at extending survival times during a Phase III trial that it was unblinded, meaning that those on a placebo were offered the option of receiving abiraterone acetate, researchers from the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust announced ...