Prostate cancer

Common Name(s)

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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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 16697 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Abiraterone in Metastatic Prostate Cancer.
 

Author(s): Johann de Bono, Mario Eisenberger, Oliver Sartor

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2017 10;377(17):1694-5.

 

Last Updated: 30 Oct 2017

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Computer aided detection in prostate cancer diagnostics: A promising alternative to biopsy? A retrospective study from 104 lesions with histological ground truth.
 

Author(s): Anika Thon, Ulf Teichgräber, Cornelia Tennstedt-Schenk, Stathis Hadjidemetriou, Sven Winzler, Ansgar Malich, Ismini Papageorgiou

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Prostate cancer (PCa) diagnosis by means of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (mpMRI) is a current challenge for the development of computer-aided detection (CAD) tools. An innovative CAD-software (Watson Elementary™) was proposed to achieve high sensitivity and specificity, ...

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2017

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Prostate cancer screening: Knowledge, attitudes and practices in a sample of men in Italy. A survey.
 

Author(s): Marianna Morlando, Concetta Paola Pelullo, Gabriella Di Giuseppe

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge, attitudes and behaviors towards prostate cancer and its prevention.

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2017

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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 2010 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Urinary EN-2 to predict prostate cancer: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Maria Inês da Rosa, Eduardo Ronconi Dondossola, Maria Cecilia Manenti Alexandre, Kristian Madeira, Florentino de Araújo Cardoso, Antonio José Grande

Journal: Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992). 2017 Jul;63(7):656-661.

 

Prostate cancer is the second type of cancer diagnosed and the fifth cause of death in men worldwide. Early diagnosis helps to control disease progression. Currently, prostate specific antigen is the standard biomarker, as it has a broad scope of identification and, thus, new and ...

Last Updated: 4 Oct 2017

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Understanding urinary toxicity after radiotherapy for prostate cancer: first steps forward.
 

Author(s): Tiziana Rancati, Federica Palorini, Cesare Cozzarini, Claudio Fiorino, Riccardo Valdagni

Journal: Tumori. 2017 Sep;103(5):395-404.

 

One of the most relevant achievements of Professor Gianni Bonadonna was the implementation of the methodology of controlled clinical trials in medical oncology. It is valid for all cancer types, oncological disciplines and clinical endpoints, both survival and toxicity. This narrative ...

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2017

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Adding abiraterone to androgen deprivation therapy in men with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Larysa H M Rydzewska, Sarah Burdett, Claire L Vale, Noel W Clarke, Karim Fizazi, Thian Kheoh, Malcolm D Mason, Branko Miladinovic, Nicholas D James, Mahesh K B Parmar, Melissa R Spears, Christopher J Sweeney, Matthew R Sydes, NamPhuong Tran, Jayne F Tierney,

Journal: Eur. J. Cancer. 2017 Oct;84():88-101.

 

There is a need to synthesise the results of numerous randomised controlled trials evaluating the addition of therapies to androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) for men with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer (mHSPC). This systematic review aims to assess the effects of adding ...

Last Updated: 11 Aug 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: 2 Oct 2017

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

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2017

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A Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator for Symptom Management in Prostate Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 23 May 2017

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