Prostate cancer

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Prostate cancer

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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 18307 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnostic performance of PCA3 and hK2 in combination with serum PSA for prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Zujie Mao, Alin Ji, Kebing Yang, Wei He, Yingfang Hu, Qi Zhang, Dahong Zhang, Liping Xie

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Oct;97(42):e12806.

 

The prostate cancer gene 3 (PCA3), human kallikrein 2, and miRNA-141 are promising prostate cancer (Pca) specific biomarkers. Our aim was to evaluate the detection of PCA3, human glandular kallikrein 2 (hk2), and miRNA-141 mRNA in peripheral blood of patients received prostate biopsy. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Effects of age and comorbidity on survival vary according to risk grouping among patients with prostate cancer treated using radical prostatectomy: A retrospective competing-risk analysis from the K-CaP registry.
 

Author(s): Yoon Soo Hah, Kwang Suk Lee, In Young Choi, Ji Youl Lee, Jun Hyuk Hong, Choung-Soo Kim, Hyun Moo Lee, Sung Kyu Hong, Seok-Soo Byun, Seung Hwan Lee, Koon Ho Rha, Byung Ha Chung, Kyo Chul Koo

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Oct;97(42):e12766.

 

A multicenter Korean Prostate Cancer Database (K-CaP) has been established to provide information regarding Korean patients with prostate cancer (PCa). We used the K-CaP registry to investigate the value of age and comorbidity for predicting cancer-specific mortality (CSM) and other-cause ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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High Glucose Induces VEGF-C Expression via the LPA1/3-Akt-ROS-LEDGF Signaling Axis in Human Prostate Cancer PC-3 Cells.
 

Author(s): Yuan-Li Huang, Yueh-Chien Lin, Chu-Cheng Lin, Wei-Min Chen, Benjamin P C Chen, Hsinyu Lee

Journal: Cell. Physiol. Biochem.. 2018 ;50(2):597-611.

 

Hyperglycemia has been shown to increase the incidence and metastasis in various types of cancers. However, the correlation between hyperglycemia and lymphatic metastasis in prostate cancer (PCa) remains unclear. Our previous study demonstrated that lysophosphatidic acid (LPA) enhances ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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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 2217 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Targeted nonviral gene therapy in prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Najla Altwaijry, Sukrut Somani, Christine Dufès

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Prostate cancer is the second-most widespread cancer in men worldwide. Treatment choices are limited to prostatectomy, hormonal therapy, and radiotherapy, which commonly have deleterious side effects and vary in their efficacy, depending on the stage of the disease. Among novel experimental ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Prognostic role of platelet to lymphocyte ratio in prostate cancer: A meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Jiangfeng Wang, Xiaofeng Zhou, Yuhui He, Xing Chen, Naibo Liu, Zhenshan Ding, Junjie Li

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Oct;97(40):e12504.

 

Recently, the prognostic value of the platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) has been identified in multiple cancers. However, the prognostic significance of the PLR in prostate cancer (PCa) remains conflicting. We therefore searched relevant studies and conducted a meta-analysis.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The impact of perioperative blood transfusion on survival and recurrence after radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Zhang Pushan, Chen Manbiao, Liu Sulai, Li Jun, Zhang Ruidong, Ye Hanshen

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. 2018 Sep;14(Supplement):S701-S707.

 

Conflicting data have been reported regarding the association between perioperative blood transfusion (PBT) and clinical outcomes for prostate cancer patients. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the impact of PBT on cancer survival and recurrence for patients ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Nivolumab in Prostate Cancer With DNA Repair Defects (ImmunoProst Trial)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2018

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Nivolumab in Patients With High-Risk Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 20 Aug 2018

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A Pilot Study of Prostate Cancer-specific Anxiety in Active Surveillance
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2018

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