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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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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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

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The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 11667 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The need for a personalized approach for prostate cancer management.
 

Author(s): J P Michiel Sedelaar, Jack A Schalken

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The stratification of patients for treatment of prostate cancer is based on very general parameters like prostate-specific antigen, Gleason score, and TNM classification. We use these rough parameters for selection of active surveillance, active treatment, and even for the treatment ...

Last Updated: 9 May 2015

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Prostate cancer incidence in Podkarpackie province in 2002-2011.
 

Author(s): Bożenna Karczmarek-Borowska, Aneta Radziszewska

Journal: Przegl Epidemiol. 2015 ;69(1):65-72, 163-7.

 

Prostate cancer is an important epidemiological problem in Podkarpackie province. A significant rise in the number of new cases was reported. The values of crude and standardized rates, percentage share and cumulative risk also increased.

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2015

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Fluorine-18-fluoroethylcholine PET/CT in the detection of prostate cancer: a South African experience.
 

Author(s): Mariza Vorster, Moshe Modiselle, Thomas Ebenhan, Carl Wagener, That Sello, Jan Rijn Zeevaart, Evelyn Moshokwa, Mike Machaba Sathekge

Journal: Hell J Nucl Med. ;18(1):53-9.

 

Imaging with fluorine-18-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography ((18)F-FDG PET/CT) has, until recently provided disappointing results with low sensitivity ranging from 31%-64% in patients with well-differentiated prostate cancer (PC) at all prostatic ...

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2015

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The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 1270 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Effect of individual omega-3 fatty acids on the risk of prostate cancer: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.
 

Author(s): Yuan-Qing Fu, Ju-Sheng Zheng, Bo Yang, Duo Li

Journal: J Epidemiol. 2015 ;25(4):261-74.

 

Epidemiological studies have suggested inconsistent associations between omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) and prostate cancer (PCa) risk. We performed a dose-response meta-analysis of prospective observational studies investigating both dietary intake and circulating ...

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2015

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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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Radium-223 dichloride for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: the urologist's perspective.
 

Author(s): Neal D Shore

Journal: Urology. 2015 Apr;85(4):717-24.

 

Radium-223 dichloride (radium-223) is an important therapeutic option for the treatment of patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer, symptomatic bone metastases, and no visceral disease. The unique mechanism of action of this first-in-class alpha-emitting radiopharmaceutical ...

Last Updated: 30 Mar 2015

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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; Metastatic Prostate Cancer; Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 9 Jun 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: 17 Jun 2015

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