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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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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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 10806 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Resistance to androgen-pathway drugs in prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Emmanuel S Antonarakis, Mary Nakazawa, Jun Luo

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2014 Dec;371(23):2234.

 

Last Updated: 4 Dec 2014

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Enzalutamide in metastatic prostate cancer before chemotherapy.
 

Author(s): Tomasz M Beer, Bertrand Tombal

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2014 Oct;371(18):1755-6.

 

Last Updated: 30 Oct 2014

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Prostate cancer. Ubiquitylome analysis identifies dysregulation of effector substrates in SPOP-mutant prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Jean-Philippe P Theurillat, Namrata D Udeshi, Wesley J Errington, Tanya Svinkina, Sylvan C Baca, Marius Pop, Peter J Wild, Mirjam Blattner, Anna C Groner, Mark A Rubin, Holger Moch, Gilbert G Privé, Steven A Carr, Levi A Garraway

Journal: Science. 2014 Oct;346(6205):85-9.

 

Cancer genome characterization has revealed driver mutations in genes that govern ubiquitylation; however, the mechanisms by which these alterations promote tumorigenesis remain incompletely characterized. Here, we analyzed changes in the ubiquitin landscape induced by prostate cancer-associated ...

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2014

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The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 1136 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Expanding androgen- and androgen receptor signaling-directed therapies for castration-resistant prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Diogo A Bastos, Carlos Dzik, Dana Rathkopf, Howard I Scher

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2014 Aug;28(8):693-9.

 

The treatment landscape of castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC) has been dramatically changed over the past years with the approval of several new drugs for clinical use. These include androgen axis-targeted therapy and novel drugs with different mechanisms of action, including ...

Last Updated: 22 Aug 2014

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The bifunctional role of steroid hormones: implications for therapy in prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Paul Mathew

Journal: Oncology (Williston Park, N.Y.). 2014 May;28(5):397-404.

 

Ablation of the androgen-signaling axis is currently a dominant theme in developmental therapeutics in prostate cancer. Highly potent inhibitors of androgen biosynthesis and androgen receptor (AR) function have formally improved survival in castration-resistant metastatic disease. ...

Last Updated: 9 Jul 2014

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Scoring systems of quantitative bone scanning in prostate cancer: historical overview, current status and future perspectives.
 

Author(s): Athanasios Zafeirakis

Journal: Hell J Nucl Med. ;17(2):136-44.

 

Whole-body bone scintigraphy using technetium-99m-methylene-diphosphonate ((99m)Tc-MDP) is the most widely used radionuclide imaging modality applied in patients with prostate cancer. With this technique, the choice of methods to estimate the extend of the metastatic disease on the ...

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Anti-OX40, Cyclophosphamide (CTX) and Radiation in Patients With Progressive Metastatic Prostate Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Metastatic Prostate Cancer; Cancer of the Prostate; Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 14 Oct 2014

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Development of Clinical Assessment Technique Using Multi-radiotracer PET/MR in Prostate Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer Recurrent; Stage II Prostate Carcinoma; Stage III Prostate Carcinoma

 

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2013

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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: 8 Dec 2014

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