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 11763 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Hitting Prostate Cancer Where It Hurts: Maximizing Control of Osseous Metastases.
 

Author(s): Tanya B Dorff, Sumanta K Pal

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2015 Jun;29(6):424, 426.

 

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2015

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Progress in Prostate Cancer (at Last!).
 

Author(s): L Michael Glodé

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2015 Jun;29(6):407, 414.

 

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2015

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The need for a personalized approach for prostate cancer management.
 

Author(s): J P Michiel Sedelaar, Jack A Schalken

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The stratification of patients for treatment of prostate cancer is based on very general parameters like prostate-specific antigen, Gleason score, and TNM classification. We use these rough parameters for selection of active surveillance, active treatment, and even for the treatment ...

Last Updated: 9 May 2015

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The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 1280 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Reducing Skeletal-Related Events in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer.
 

Author(s): Julie N Graff, Tomasz M Beer

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2015 Jun;29(6):416-23.

 

Skeletal-related events contribute substantially to morbidity, mortality and cost in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). There are five agents available for treatment in mCRPC that reduce skeletal-related events. Here we discuss the efficacy and safety ...

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2015

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Effect of individual omega-3 fatty acids on the risk of prostate cancer: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.
 

Author(s): Yuan-Qing Fu, Ju-Sheng Zheng, Bo Yang, Duo Li

Journal: J Epidemiol. 2015 ;25(4):261-74.

 

Epidemiological studies have suggested inconsistent associations between omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) and prostate cancer (PCa) risk. We performed a dose-response meta-analysis of prospective observational studies investigating both dietary intake and circulating ...

Last Updated: 6 Apr 2015

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The role of radiotherapy in node-positive prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Brock R Baker, Jahan J Mohiuddin, Ronald C Chen

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2015 Feb;29(2):108-14, 116.

 

Node-positive prostate cancer represents 12% of newly diagnosed prostate cancer cases in the United States; with decreasing use of screening, this proportion is likely to increase. However, very few clinical trials have specifically compared treatment options for this group of patients. ...

Last Updated: 16 Feb 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: 9 Jun 2015

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Lyophilized Black Raspberry in Treating Patients With Prostate Cancer Undergoing Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Stage I Prostate Cancer; Stage IIA Prostate Cancer; Stage IIB Prostate Cancer; Stage III Prostate Cancer; Stage IV Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 17 Jun 2015

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