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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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 15936 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Genome-wide DNA methylation measurements in prostate tissues uncovers novel prostate cancer diagnostic biomarkers and transcription factor binding patterns.
 

Author(s): Marie K Kirby, Ryne C Ramaker, Brian S Roberts, Brittany N Lasseigne, David S Gunther, Todd C Burwell, Nicholas S Davis, Zulfiqar G Gulzar, Devin M Absher, Sara J Cooper, James D Brooks, Richard M Myers

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Current diagnostic tools for prostate cancer lack specificity and sensitivity for detecting very early lesions. DNA methylation is a stable genomic modification that is detectable in peripheral patient fluids such as urine and blood plasma that could serve as a non-invasive diagnostic ...

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2017

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The roles of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) density, prostate volume, and their zone-adjusted derivatives in predicting prostate cancer in patients with PSA less than 20.0 ng/mL.
 

Author(s): P Shen, J Zhao, G Sun, N Chen, X Zhang, H Gui, Y Yang, J Liu, K Shu, Z Wang, H Zeng

Journal: Andrology. 2017 May;5(3):548-555.

 

The aim of this study was to develop nomograms for predicting prostate cancer and its zonal location using prostate-specific antigen density, prostate volume, and their zone-adjusted derivatives. A total of 928 consecutive patients with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) less than 20.0 ng/mL, ...

Last Updated: 14 Apr 2017

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PEDF increases the tumoricidal activity of macrophages towards prostate cancer cells in vitro.
 

Author(s): Dalia Martinez-Marin, Courtney Jarvis, Thomas Nelius, Werner de Riese, Olga V Volpert, Stéphanie Filleur

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Although inflammation and prostate cancer (PCa) have been linked, the molecular interactions between macrophages and PCa cells are poorly explored. Pigment Epithelium-Derived Factor (PEDF) is an anti-angiogenic and anti-tumor factor. We previously showed that PEDF induces macrophages ...

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2017

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 1966 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Green tea and the risk of prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Yuming Guo, Fan Zhi, Ping Chen, Keke Zhao, Han Xiang, Qi Mao, Xinghuan Wang, Xinhua Zhang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Mar;96(13):e6426.

 

Prostate cancer (PCa) now remains the 2nd most frequently diagnosed cancer. In recent years, chemoprevention for PCa becomes a possible concept. Especially, many phytochemicals rich foods are suggested to lower the risk of cancer. Among these foods, green tea is considered as effective ...

Last Updated: 29 Mar 2017

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Lutetium (177) PSMA radionuclide therapy for men with prostate cancer: a review of the current literature and discussion of practical aspects of therapy.
 

Author(s): Louise Emmett, Kathy Willowson, John Violet, Jane Shin, Ashley Blanksby, Jonathan Lee

Journal: J Med Radiat Sci. 2017 Mar;64(1):52-60.

 

Prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) is a receptor on the surface of prostate cancer cells that is revolutionising the way we image and treat men with prostate cancer. New small molecule peptides with high-binding affinity for the PSMA receptor have allowed high quality, highly ...

Last Updated: 17 Mar 2017

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Current Insights into Long Non-Coding RNAs (LncRNAs) in Prostate Cancer.
 

Author(s): Maria A Smolle, Thomas Bauernhofer, Karl Pummer, George A Calin, Martin Pichler

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The importance of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) in the pathogenesis of various malignancies has been uncovered over the last few years. Their dysregulation often contributes to or is a result of tumour progression. In prostate cancer, the most common malignancy in men, lncRNAs can ...

Last Updated: 28 Feb 2017

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Prostate Cancer Prospective Cohort
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 3 Apr 2017

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

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 31 Jan 2017

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A Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator for Symptom Management in Prostate Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2017

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