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 11119 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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Tumour genomic and microenvironmental heterogeneity for integrated prediction of 5-year biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer: a retrospective cohort study.
 

Author(s): Emilie Lalonde, Adrian S Ishkanian, Jenna Sykes, Michael Fraser, Helen Ross-Adams, Nicholas Erho, Mark J Dunning, Silvia Halim, Alastair D Lamb, Nathalie C Moon, Gaetano Zafarana, Anne Y Warren, Xianyue Meng, John Thoms, Michal R Grzadkowski, Alejandro Berlin, Cherry L Have, Varune R Ramnarine, Cindy Q Yao, Chad A Malloff, Lucia L Lam, Honglei Xie, Nicholas J Harding, Denise Y F Mak, Kenneth C Chu, Lauren C Chong, Dorota H Sendorek, Christine P'ng, Colin C Collins, Jeremy A Squire, Igor Jurisica, Colin Cooper, Rosalind Eeles, Melania Pintilie, Alan Dal Pra, Elai Davicioni, Wan L Lam, Michael Milosevic, David E Neal, Theodorus van der Kwast, Paul C Boutros, Robert G Bristow

Journal: Lancet Oncol.. 2014 Dec;15(13):1521-32.

 

Clinical prognostic groupings for localised prostate cancers are imprecise, with 30-50% of patients recurring after image-guided radiotherapy or radical prostatectomy. We aimed to test combined genomic and microenvironmental indices in prostate cancer to improve risk stratification ...

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2014

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Chromoplexy and hypoxic microenvironment drives prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Leslie K Ballas, Brian R Hu, David I Quinn

Journal: Lancet Oncol.. 2014 Dec;15(13):1419-21.

 

Last Updated: 3 Dec 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 1193 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[New challenges and earlier approved methods in the laboratory diagnosis of prostate cancer].
 

Author(s): Gábor L Kovács

Journal: Magy Onkol. 2014 Dec;58(4):301-9.

 

Prostate cancer is usually a disease of elderly men, however, over 40 years of age the tumor can appear at any times. PSA is a protein molecule synthesized by prostate cells. Measurement of serum PSA has revolutionized the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. However, PSA is ...

Last Updated: 18 Dec 2014

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[Bone-targeted treatment in prostate cancer].
 

Author(s): Lajos Géczi, István Sinkovics

Journal: Magy Onkol. 2014 Sep;58(3):199-203.

 

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. In case of metastatic disease, bone manifestation is presented in 85-90% of the patients. The new targeted treatments are the denosumab RANK-ligand monoclonal antibody and Ra-223-chloride radioisotope therapy. This paper summarizes ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2014

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[Clinical efficacy and safety of enzalutamide in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis].
 

Author(s): Valentin Brodszky, Márta Péntek, Petra Baji, Fanni Rencz, Lajos Géczi, Miklós Szûcs, Csaba Berczi, László Gulácsi

Journal: Magy Onkol. 2014 Sep;58(3):189-97.

 

Enzalutamide, abiraterone-acetate, and cabazitaxel are licensed post-docetaxel treatments of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) in Hungary. The objectives of the study were to assess the efficacy and safety of post-docetaxel enzalutamide treatment and to compare ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2014

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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: 8 Dec 2014

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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: 15 Oct 2014

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Docetaxel Plus Lycopene in Castration Resistant, Chemotherapy-Naïve Prostate Cancer Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate; Recurrent Prostate Cancer; Stage I Prostate Cancer; Stage IIA Prostate Cancer; Stage IIB Prostate Cancer; Stage III Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2014

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