Prostate cancer

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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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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

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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 11183 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Node-positive prostate cancer: a call for level 1 evidence.
 

Author(s): Giorgio Gandaglia, R Jeffrey Karnes, Cesare Cozzarini, Francesco Montorsi, Alberto Briganti

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2015 Feb;29(2):118, 125, 141.

 

Last Updated: 16 Feb 2015

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Radiation therapy for node-positive prostate cancer: it's time for a randomized trial.
 

Author(s): Paul L Nguyen

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2015 Feb;29(2):116-7.

 

Last Updated: 16 Feb 2015

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[Investigation of the influence of metal markers on dose distributions and dose evaluation indices in intensity modulated radiation therapy plans for prostate cancer].
 

Author(s): Junichi Fukunaga, Hidetaka Arimura, Yoshiyuki Umezu, Ayumu Ohishi, Taka-aki Hirose

Journal: Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai Zasshi. 2014 Dec;70(12):1429-38.

 

The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of metal markers on dose distributions and dose evaluation indices in intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) plans for prostate cancer. The dose distribution calculation in the prostate IMRT was performed in a virtual phantom ...

Last Updated: 12 Feb 2015

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The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 1199 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The role of radiotherapy in node-positive prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Brock R Baker, Jahan J Mohiuddin, Ronald C Chen

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2015 Feb;29(2):108-14, 116.

 

Node-positive prostate cancer represents 12% of newly diagnosed prostate cancer cases in the United States; with decreasing use of screening, this proportion is likely to increase. However, very few clinical trials have specifically compared treatment options for this group of patients. ...

Last Updated: 16 Feb 2015

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ADT risks and side effects in advanced prostate cancer: cardiovascular and acute renal injury.
 

Author(s): E David Crawford, Judd W Moul

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2015 Jan;29(1):55-8, 65-6.

 

Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) is key to the treatment of men with advanced prostate cancer. ADT can consist of surgical (bilateral orchiectomy) or medical strategies (eg, luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone agonists or gonadotropin-releasing hormone [GnRH] antagonists). The ...

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2015

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[New challenges and earlier approved methods in the laboratory diagnosis of prostate cancer].
 

Author(s): Gábor L Kovács

Journal: Magy Onkol. 2014 Dec;58(4):301-9.

 

Prostate cancer is usually a disease of elderly men, however, over 40 years of age the tumor can appear at any times. PSA is a protein molecule synthesized by prostate cells. Measurement of serum PSA has revolutionized the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. However, PSA is ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2014

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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: 8 Dec 2014

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

Status: Not yet recruiting

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

 

Last Updated: 2 Mar 2015

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Lyophilized Black Raspberry in Treating Patients With Prostate Cancer Undergoing Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Stage I Prostate Cancer; Stage IIA Prostate Cancer; Stage IIB Prostate Cancer; Stage III Prostate Cancer; Stage IV Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 15 Oct 2014

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