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 15541 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Radiation with or without Antiandrogen Therapy in Recurrent Prostate Cancer.
 

Author(s): William U Shipley, Wendy Seiferheld, Himanshu R Lukka, Pierre P Major, Niall M Heney, David J Grignon, Oliver Sartor, Maltibehn P Patel, Jean-Paul Bahary, Anthony L Zietman, Thomas M Pisansky, Kenneth L Zeitzer, Colleen A F Lawton, Felix Y Feng, Richard D Lovett, Alexander G Balogh, Luis Souhami, Seth A Rosenthal, Kevin J Kerlin, James J Dignam, Stephanie L Pugh, Howard M Sandler,

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2017 02;376(5):417-428.

 

Background Salvage radiation therapy is often necessary in men who have undergone radical prostatectomy and have evidence of prostate-cancer recurrence signaled by a persistently or recurrently elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level. Whether antiandrogen therapy with radiation ...

Last Updated: 1 Feb 2017

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Risk and preventive factors for prostate cancer in Japan: The Japan Public Health Center-based prospective (JPHC) study.
 

Author(s): Norie Sawada

Journal: J Epidemiol. 2017 Jan;27(1):2-7.

 

The incidence of prostate cancer is much lower in Asian than in Western populations. Lifestyle and dietary habits may play a major role in the etiology of this cancer. Given the possibility that risk factors for prostate cancer differ by disease aggressiveness, and the fact that 5-year ...

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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Clinicopathological study of 9 cases of prostate cancer involving the rectal wall.
 

Author(s): Tao Tang, Zhengduo Yang, Dan Zhang, Jie Qu, Guang Liu, Shiwu Zhang

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Prostate cancer involving the rectal wall is rare and may lead to diagnostic pitfalls.

Last Updated: 18 Jan 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 1896 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prostate Cancer Radiation Therapy: What Do Clinicians Have to Know?
 

Author(s): Ben G L Vanneste, Evert J Van Limbergen, Emile N van Lin, Joep G H van Roermund, Philippe Lambin

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2016 ;2016():6829875.

 

Radiotherapy (RT) for prostate cancer (PC) has steadily evolved over the last decades, with improving biochemical disease-free survival. Recently population based research also revealed an association between overall survival and doses ≥ 75.6 Gray (Gy) in men with intermediate- ...

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2017

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Sipuleucel-T and Androgen Receptor-Directed Therapy for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer: A Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Renliang Yi, Baoxin Chen, Peng Duan, Chanjiao Zheng, Huanyu Shen, Qun Liu, Chen Yuan, Weilin Ou, Zhiheng Zhou

Journal: J Immunol Res. 2016 ;2016():4543861.

 

New treatments, such as sipuleucel-T and androgen receptor- (AR-) directed therapies (enzalutamide (Enz) and abiraterone acetate (AA)), have emerged and been approved for the management of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). There are still debates over their efficacy and ...

Last Updated: 6 Jan 2017

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The Risk Factors of Prostate Cancer and Its Prevention: A Literature Review.
 

Author(s): Noor Riza Perdana, Chaidir A Mochtar, Rainy Umbas, Agus Rizal Ah Hamid

Journal: Acta Med Indones. 2016 Jul;48(3):228-238.

 

This is a literature review study. Data was obtained from several literature reviews and journal resources that have correlation with the risk factors involved in PCa including age, ethnicity, family history, insulin-Like growth factor, sexually transmitted disease, obesity, smoking, ...

Last Updated: 14 Nov 2016

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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: 4 Oct 2016

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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: 9 Jan 2017

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