Prostate cancer

Common Name(s)

Prostate cancer

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Following organizations serve the condition "Prostate cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Dattoli Cancer Foundation

To raise awareness about the wide-spread incidence of prostate cancer; to provide accurate and current information about the diagnosis and treatment options for prostate cancer at first diagnosis and upon a recurrence; to support ongoing research of Dr. Michael Dattoli, radiation oncologist.

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Prostate cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

http://www.4thangel.org

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Dattoli Cancer Foundation

To raise awareness about the wide-spread incidence of prostate cancer; to provide accurate and current information about the diagnosis and treatment options for prostate cancer at first diagnosis and upon a recurrence; to support ongoing research of Dr. Michael Dattoli, radiation oncologist.

http://www.dattolifoundation.com

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 10692 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Genomic prostate cancer classifier predicts biochemical failure and metastases in patients after postoperative radiation therapy.
 

Author(s): Robert B Den, Felix Y Feng, Timothy N Showalter, Mark V Mishra, Edouard J Trabulsi, Costas D Lallas, Leonard G Gomella, W Kevin Kelly, Ruth C Birbe, Peter A McCue, Mercedeh Ghadessi, Kasra Yousefi, Elai Davicioni, Karen E Knudsen, Adam P Dicker

Journal: Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys.. 2014 Aug;89(5):1038-46.

 

To test the hypothesis that a genomic classifier (GC) would predict biochemical failure (BF) and distant metastasis (DM) in men receiving radiation therapy (RT) after radical prostatectomy (RP).

Last Updated: 18 Jul 2014

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Friend or foe: the bifunctional role of steroid hormones in prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Won Kim, Charles J Ryan

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2014 May;28(5):408, 410.

 

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2014

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New concepts regarding testosterone and prostate cancer: a breath of fresh air.
 

Author(s): Abraham Morgentaler

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2014 May;28(5):404-5.

 

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 1129 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The bifunctional role of steroid hormones: implications for therapy in prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Paul Mathew

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2014 May;28(5):397-404.

 

Ablation of the androgen-signaling axis is currently a dominant theme in developmental therapeutics in prostate cancer. Highly potent inhibitors of androgen biosynthesis and androgen receptor (AR) function have formally improved survival in castration-resistant metastatic disease. ...

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2014

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Palliative radiotherapy for prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Matthew J Boyer, Joseph K Salama, W Robert Lee

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2014 Apr;28(4):306-12.

 

Radiotherapy is an effective tool for the palliation of symptoms commonly caused by prostate cancer. The majority of painful bone metastases respond equally well to single or multiple fractions of external radiotherapy. Retreatment with a second course of radiation induces pain responses ...

Last Updated: 20 May 2014

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Optimal management of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: highlights from a European Expert Consensus Panel.
 

Author(s): John M Fitzpatrick, Joaquim Bellmunt, Karim Fizazi, Axel Heidenreich, Cora N Sternberg, Bertrand Tombal, Antonio Alcaraz, Amit Bahl, Sergio Bracarda, Giuseppe Di Lorenzo, Eleni Efstathiou, Stephen P Finn, Sophie Fosså, Silke Gillessen, Pirkko-Liisa Kellokumpu-Lehtinen, Frédéric E Lecouvet, Stephane Oudard, Theo M de Reijke, Craig N Robson, Maria De Santis, Bostjan Seruga, Ronald de Wit

Journal: Eur. J. Cancer. 2014 Jun;50(9):1617-27.

 

The exponential growth of novel therapies for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) over the last decade has created an acute need for education and guidance of clinicians regarding optimal strategies for patient management. A multidisciplinary panel ...

Last Updated: 20 May 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Anti-OX40, Cyclophosphamide (CTX) and Radiation in Patients With Progressive Metastatic Prostate Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Metastatic Prostate Cancer; Cancer of the Prostate; Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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Development of Clinical Assessment Technique Using Multi-radiotracer PET/MR in Prostate Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer Recurrent; Stage II Prostate Carcinoma; Stage III Prostate Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2013

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Phase 1-2 Study of Onapristone in Patients With Advanced Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer; Metastatic Prostate Cancer; Androgen-independent Prostate Cancer; Recurrent Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2014

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