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 16556 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Height, selected genetic markers and prostate cancer risk: results from the PRACTICAL consortium.
 

Author(s): Artitaya Lophatananon, Sarah Stewart-Brown, Zsofia Kote-Jarai, Ali Amin Al Olama, Sara Benlloch Garcia, David E Neal, Freddie C Hamdy, Jenny L Donovan, Graham G Giles, Liesel M Fitzgerald, Melissa C Southey, Paul Pharoah, Nora Pashayan, Henrik Gronberg, Fredrik Wiklund, Markus Aly, Janet L Stanford, Hermann Brenner, Aida K Dieffenbach, Volker Arndt, Jong Y Park, Hui-Yi Lin, Thomas Sellers, Chavdar Slavov, Radka Kaneva, Vanio Mitev, Jyotsna Batra, Amanda Spurdle, Judith A Clements, , , Douglas Easton, Rosalind A Eeles, Kenneth Muir

Journal: Br. J. Cancer. 2017 Aug;117(5):734-743.

 

Evidence on height and prostate cancer risk is mixed, however, recent studies with large data sets support a possible role for its association with the risk of aggressive prostate cancer.

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2017

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Anti-tumor and anti-angiogenic effects of Fucoidan on prostate cancer: possible JAK-STAT3 pathway.
 

Author(s): Xin Rui, Hua-Feng Pan, Si-Liang Shao, Xiao-Ming Xu

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Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the United States. Fucoidan is a bioactive polysaccharide extracted mainly from algae. The aim of this study was to investigate anti-tumor and anti-angiogenic effects of fucoidan in both cell-based assays and mouse xenograft model, ...

Last Updated: 2 Aug 2017

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Anticancer effect of Saussurea lappa extract via dual control of apoptosis and autophagy in prostate cancer cells.
 

Author(s): Xue Tian, Hae Seong Song, Young Mi Cho, Bongkyun Park, Yoon-Jae Song, Sunphil Jang, Se Chan Kang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jul;96(30):e7606.

 

To demonstrate the mechanisms of the curative effect of Saussurea lappa ethanol extract (SLE) against prostate cancer, we evaluated the effect of SLE on the induction of apoptosis and autophagy and investigated whether SLE-induced autophagy exerts a pro-survival or pro-apoptotic effect ...

Last Updated: 26 Jul 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 2055 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Exercise overcome adverse effects among prostate cancer patients receiving androgen deprivation therapy: An update meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Gao Yunfeng, He Weiyang, He Xueyang, Huang Yilong, Gou Xin

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jul;96(27):e7368.

 

Prostate cancer (PCa) patients initiating androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) are suffering from adverse effects; exercise has been proposed as a treatment to relieve adverse effects of ADT, available meta-analysis has proved exercise improves quality of life, and therapy caused fatigue; ...

Last Updated: 6 Jul 2017

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Association between polymorphic CAG repeat lengths in the androgen receptor gene and susceptibility to prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Zhiqiang Qin, Xiao Li, Peng Han, Yuxiao Zheng, Hanyu Liu, Jingyuan Tang, Chengdi Yang, Jianzhong Zhang, Kunpeng Wang, Xiaokang Qi, Min Tang, Wei Wang, Wei Zhang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Jun;96(25):e7258.

 

Previous studies have been conducted to reveal the relationship between androgen receptor CAG polymorphism and risk of prostate cancer, yet the results were elusive and controversial. Thus, this meta-analysis was performed to clarify this association.

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2017

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Comparative effectiveness of prostate cancer treatments for patient-centered outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis (PRISMA Compliant).
 

Author(s): Ravishankar Jayadevappa, Sumedha Chhatre, Yu-Ning Wong, Marsha N Wittink, Ratna Cook, Knashawn H Morales, Neha Vapiwala, Diane K Newman, Thomas Guzzo, Alan J Wein, Stanley B Malkowicz, David I Lee, Jerome S Schwartz, Joseph J Gallo

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 May;96(18):e6790.

 

In the context of prostate cancer (PCa) characterized by the multiple alternative treatment strategies, comparative effectiveness analysis is essential for informed decision-making. We analyzed the comparative effectiveness of PCa treatments through systematic review and meta-analysis ...

Last Updated: 4 May 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: 3 Apr 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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