Prostate cancer

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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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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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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 14808 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chemohormonal Therapy in Hormone-Sensitive Prostate Cancer.
 

Author(s): Jorge A Garcia, Christopher Sweeney,

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Jan;374(3):287.

 

Last Updated: 21 Jan 2016

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Prognostic marker and target in prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Giovanni Lavorgna, Francesco Montorsi, Andrea Salonia

Journal: Aging (Albany NY). 2015 Oct;7(10):746-7.

 

Last Updated: 3 Nov 2015

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DNA-Repair Defects and Olaparib in Metastatic Prostate Cancer.
 

Author(s): Joaquin Mateo, Suzanne Carreira, Shahneen Sandhu, Susana Miranda, Helen Mossop, Raquel Perez-Lopez, Daniel Nava Rodrigues, Dan Robinson, Aurelius Omlin, Nina Tunariu, Gunther Boysen, Nuria Porta, Penny Flohr, Alexa Gillman, Ines Figueiredo, Claire Paulding, George Seed, Suneil Jain, Christy Ralph, Andrew Protheroe, Syed Hussain, Robert Jones, Tony Elliott, Ursula McGovern, Diletta Bianchini, Jane Goodall, Zafeiris Zafeiriou, Chris T Williamson, Roberta Ferraldeschi, Ruth Riisnaes, Bernardette Ebbs, Gemma Fowler, Desamparados Roda, Wei Yuan, Yi-Mi Wu, Xuhong Cao, Rachel Brough, Helen Pemberton, Roger A'Hern, Amanda Swain, Lakshmi P Kunju, Rosalind Eeles, Gerhardt Attard, Christopher J Lord, Alan Ashworth, Mark A Rubin, Karen E Knudsen, Felix Y Feng, Arul M Chinnaiyan, Emma Hall, Johann S de Bono

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2015 Oct;373(18):1697-708.

 

Prostate cancer is a heterogeneous disease, but current treatments are not based on molecular stratification. We hypothesized that metastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancers with DNA-repair defects would respond to poly(adenosine diphosphate [ADP]-ribose) polymerase (PARP) ...

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2015

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The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 1727 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

What Should We Tell Patients About Physical Activity After a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis?
 

Author(s): Sundhar Ramalingam, Kathryn I Pollak, Leah L Zullig, Michael R Harrison

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2015 Sep;29(9):680-5, 687-8, 694.

 

A number of observational studies and clinical trials have shown that physical activity after a diagnosis of prostate cancer is associated with a decrease in disease progression and an increase in survival, and that specific exercises reduce morbidity from prostate cancer treatments. ...

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2015

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[Treatment strategies for advanced prostate cancer].
 

Author(s): Zsófia Küronya, Krisztina Bíró, Lajos Géczi, Hajnalka Németh

Journal: Magy Onkol. 2015 Sep;59(3):229-40.

 

There has been dramatic improvement in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer recently. The treatment of localized disease became more successful with the application of new, sophisticated techniques available for urologic surgeons and radiotherapists. Nevertheless a significant ...

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2015

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Comparison of physical interventions, behavioral interventions, natural health products, and pharmacologics to manage hot flashes in patients with breast or prostate cancer: protocol for a systematic review incorporating network meta-analyses.
 

Author(s): Brian Hutton, Fatemeh Yazdi, Louise Bordeleau, Scott Morgan, Chris Cameron, Salmaan Kanji, Dean Fergusson, Andrea Tricco, Sharon Straus, Becky Skidmore, Mona Hersi, Misty Pratt, Sasha Mazzarello, Melissa Brouwers, David Moher, Mark Clemons

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Breast and prostate cancers are the most commonly diagnosed non-dermatologic malignancies in Canada. Agents including endocrine therapies (e.g., aromatase inhibitors, gonadotrophin-releasing hormone analogs, anti-androgens, tamoxifen) and chemotherapy have improved survival for both ...

Last Updated: 26 Aug 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: 6 Jan 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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