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Innovative cancer research projects receive vital funding

Cancer research received a big boost in funding last week thanks to a $5.1 million research partnership between CSIRO and GenesisCare and an $800000 grant from the Leukaemia Foundation to Cancer Australia.Using an emerging area of science called theranosti...

Measuring chromosome imbalance could clarify cancer prognosis

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Researchers have found that higher levels of aneuploidy lead to much greater lethality among prostate cancer patients. This suggest a mechanism for how some prostate cancers become lethal and could be used to alert doc...

Worse Prostate Cancer Outcomes With 5AlphaReductase Inhibitors

Treatment with 5alphareductase inhibitors 5ARIs is associated with shorter time to diagnosis and worse mortality in prostate cancer according to findings from Veterans Affairs electronic health records. Reuters Health Information

Study shows safest method for prostate cancer biopsies

The Gale and Graham Wright Prostate Centre at North York General Hospital NYGH is advancing prostate cancer care with a new study that shows the benefits of transperineal prostate biopsies TPBx under local anaesthetic.Published online in the Journal...

What does NICEs rejection of Xtandi mean for patients with nmCRPC

The race for approvals in prostate cancer has intensified over the past year among the secondgeneration hormonal agents Johnson and...Read More...The post What does NICE&8217;s rejection of Xtandi mean for patients with nmCRPC appeared first on Pharmac...

Prostate cancer MRI scans is the NHS ready

Science blog All men with suspected prostate cancer should be offered a specialist MRI scan when theyre referred to the hospital in England before a biopsy.Thats what the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence NICE has recommended today in its

Potential Metastatic Prostate Cancer Biomarker Identified

While skin cancer is still the most common form of cancer among men prostate cancer is not far behind unfortunately. Current statistics say that roughly 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. Though prostate cancer can be ...

Trexit A 'Clean Break' from Transrectal Prostate Biopsies

Unlike Brexit Trexit is happening in a timely manner. In the UK urologists are moving away from transrectal needle biopsies and taking up a transperineal approach which has less risk for sepsis. Medscape Medical News