Prostate cancer

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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 16108 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

In the search of novel urine biomarkers for the early diagnosis of prostate cancer. Intracellular or secreted proteins as the target group? Where and how to search for possible biomarkers useful in the everyday clinical practice.
 

Author(s): Amalia Katafigioti, Ioannis Katafigiotis, Stavros Sfoungaristos, Christos Alamanis, Konstantinos Stravodimos, Ioannis Anastasiou, Eleni Roumelioti, Mordechai Duvdevani, Constantinos Constantinides

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To search which category of proteins can be detected in urine in order to examine subsequently its ability to improve our accuracy for the diagnosis of Prostate Cancer (PCa) as biomarkers in clinical useful fluids like urine and serum. Material and method(s): Urine samples of 127 ...

Last Updated: 6 Oct 2016

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Patient-Reported Outcomes after Monitoring, Surgery, or Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer.
 

Author(s): Jenny L Donovan, Freddie C Hamdy, J Athene Lane, Malcolm Mason, Chris Metcalfe, Eleanor Walsh, Jane M Blazeby, Tim J Peters, Peter Holding, Susan Bonnington, Teresa Lennon, Lynne Bradshaw, Deborah Cooper, Phillipa Herbert, Joanne Howson, Amanda Jones, Norma Lyons, Elizabeth Salter, Pauline Thompson, Sarah Tidball, Jan Blaikie, Catherine Gray, Prasad Bollina, James Catto, Andrew Doble, Alan Doherty, David Gillatt, Roger Kockelbergh, Howard Kynaston, Alan Paul, Philip Powell, Stephen Prescott, Derek J Rosario, Edward Rowe, Michael Davis, Emma L Turner, Richard M Martin, David E Neal,

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Oct;375(15):1425-1437.

 

Background Robust data on patient-reported outcome measures comparing treatments for clinically localized prostate cancer are lacking. We investigated the effects of active monitoring, radical prostatectomy, and radical radiotherapy with hormones on patient-reported outcomes. Methods ...

Last Updated: 14 Sep 2016

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10-Year Outcomes after Monitoring, Surgery, or Radiotherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer.
 

Author(s): Freddie C Hamdy, Jenny L Donovan, J Athene Lane, Malcolm Mason, Chris Metcalfe, Peter Holding, Michael Davis, Tim J Peters, Emma L Turner, Richard M Martin, Jon Oxley, Mary Robinson, John Staffurth, Eleanor Walsh, Prasad Bollina, James Catto, Andrew Doble, Alan Doherty, David Gillatt, Roger Kockelbergh, Howard Kynaston, Alan Paul, Philip Powell, Stephen Prescott, Derek J Rosario, Edward Rowe, David E Neal,

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2016 Oct;375(15):1415-1424.

 

Background The comparative effectiveness of treatments for prostate cancer that is detected by prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing remains uncertain. Methods We compared active monitoring, radical prostatectomy, and external-beam radiotherapy for the treatment of clinically localized ...

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2016

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 1905 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Role of the Androgen-Androgen Receptor Axis in the Treatment Resistance of Advanced Prostate Cancer: From Androgen-Dependent to Castration Resistant and Further.
 

Author(s): Naohiro Fujimoto

Journal: J. UOEH. 2016 Jun;38(2):129-38.

 

After the introduction of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening, prostate cancer diagnosis has shifted to early and curative stages, although 10-20% of patients still present with metastatic and incurable cancer. Prostate cancer is androgen-dependent, and most patients with prostate ...

Last Updated: 15 Jun 2016

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Mouse Models in Prostate Cancer Translational Research: From Xenograft to PDX.
 

Author(s): Domenica Rea, Vitale Del Vecchio, Giuseppe Palma, Antonio Barbieri, Michela Falco, Antonio Luciano, Davide De Biase, Sisto Perdonà, Gaetano Facchini, Claudio Arra

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2016 ;2016():9750795.

 

Despite the advancement of clinical and preclinical research on PCa, which resulted in the last five years in a decrement of disease incidence by 3-4%, it remains the most frequent cancer in men and the second for mortality rate. Based on this evidence we present a brief dissertation ...

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2016

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(68)Ga-PSMA ligand PET/CT in patients with prostate cancer: How we review and report.
 

Author(s): Isabel Rauscher, Tobias Maurer, Wolfgang P Fendler, Wieland H Sommer, Markus Schwaiger, Matthias Eiber

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Recently, positron emission tomography (PET) imaging using PSMA-ligands has gained high attention as a promising new radiotracer in patients with prostate cancer (PC). Several studies promise accurate staging of primary prostate cancer and restaging after biochemical recurrence with ...

Last Updated: 9 Jun 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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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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Evaluation of Diet and Exercise in Prostate Cancer Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 11 Jan 2017

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