Prostate cancer

Common Name(s)

Prostate cancer

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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

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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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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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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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

http://www.CancerHopeNetwork.org

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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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 15671 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

PARP Inhibition in Prostate Cancer: A Promising Approach.
 

Author(s): Nils O Elander, Syed A Hussain

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2016 May;30(5):393-4, 485.

 

Last Updated: 18 May 2016

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Novel Androgen Receptor Signaling Inhibitors for Nonmetastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: The Light at the End of the Tunnel-or an Oncoming Train?
 

Author(s): Michael R Harrison, Sundhar Ramalingam

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2016 Apr;30(4):345-7.

 

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2016

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 1842 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Targeting PARP in Prostate Cancer: Novelty, Pitfalls, and Promise.
 

Author(s): Phillip L Palmbos, Maha H Hussain

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2016 May;30(5):377-85.

 

Metastatic prostate cancer remains a highly lethal disease with no curative therapeutic options. A significant subset of patients with prostate cancer harbor either germline or somatic mutations in DNA repair enzyme genes such as BRCA1, BRCA2, or ATM. Emerging data suggest that drugs ...

Last Updated: 18 May 2016

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Treatment of Nonmetastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer.
 

Author(s): Jia Luo, Tomasz M Beer, Julie N Graff

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2016 Apr;30(4):336-44.

 

Patients with nonmetastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) are a heterogeneous population with regard to risk of progression to metastatic disease. Treatment selection for nonmetastatic CRPC must balance the risk of disease progression with the side effects of available ...

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2016

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Favorable vs Unfavorable Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer: A Review of the New Classification System and Its Impact on Treatment Recommendations.
 

Author(s): Nicholas A Serrano, Mitchell S Anscher

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2016 Mar;30(3):229-36.

 

The population of patients with intermediate-risk prostate cancer are a large and heterogeneous group with highly variable prognoses, which present a challenge to efforts to develop standardized treatment recommendations. New classification systems have been proposed that modify the ...

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2016

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

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

Status: Recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2015

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Observational Cohort Study of Patients With Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer; Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer; Metastatic Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2016

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Docetaxel Plus Lycopene in Castration Resistant, Chemotherapy-Naïve Prostate Cancer Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate; Recurrent Prostate Cancer; Stage I Prostate Cancer; Stage IIA Prostate Cancer; Stage IIB Prostate Cancer; Stage III Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2014

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