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 10526 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Prostate cancer with bilateral testicular metastasis].
 

Author(s): Walid Kerkeni, Abderrazak Bouzouita, Mohamed Slim Selmi, Nadia Kourda, Mohamed Cherif, Amine Derouich, Rachida Zermani, Mohamed Riadh Ben Slama, Mohamed Chebil

Journal: Tunis Med. 2014 Feb;92(2):169-70.

 

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2014

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Prostate cancer outcomes in France: treatments, adverse effects and two-year mortality.
 

Author(s): Philippe Tuppin, Solène Samson, Anne Fagot-Campagna, Bertrand Lukacs, François Alla, , Fred Paccaud, Jean-Christophe Thalabard, Eric Vicaut, Michel Vidaud, Bertrand Millat

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This very large population-based study investigated outcomes after a diagnosis of prostate cancer (PCa) in terms of mortality rates, treatments and adverse effects.

Last Updated: 25 Jun 2014

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Potential upstream regulators of cannabinoid receptor 1 signaling in prostate cancer: a Bayesian network analysis of data from a tissue microarray.
 

Author(s): Jenny Häggström, Mariateresa Cipriano, Linus Plym Forshell, Emma Persson, Peter Hammarsten, Nephi Stella, Christopher J Fowler

Journal: Prostate. 2014 Aug;74(11):1107-17.

 

The endocannabinoid system regulates cancer cell proliferation, and in prostate cancer a high cannabinoid CB1 receptor expression is associated with a poor prognosis. Down-stream mediators of CB1 receptor signaling in prostate cancer are known, but information on potential upstream ...

Last Updated: 23 Jun 2014

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The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 1050 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Optimal management of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer: highlights from a European Expert Consensus Panel.
 

Author(s): John M Fitzpatrick, Joaquim Bellmunt, Karim Fizazi, Axel Heidenreich, Cora N Sternberg, Bertrand Tombal, Antonio Alcaraz, Amit Bahl, Sergio Bracarda, Giuseppe Di Lorenzo, Eleni Efstathiou, Stephen P Finn, Sophie Fosså, Silke Gillessen, Pirkko-Liisa Kellokumpu-Lehtinen, Frédéric E Lecouvet, Stephane Oudard, Theo M de Reijke, Craig N Robson, Maria De Santis, Bostjan Seruga, Ronald de Wit

Journal: Eur. J. Cancer. 2014 Jun;50(9):1617-27.

 

The exponential growth of novel therapies for the treatment of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) over the last decade has created an acute need for education and guidance of clinicians regarding optimal strategies for patient management. A multidisciplinary panel ...

Last Updated: 20 May 2014

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[The economic burden of prostate cancer. A systematic literature overview of registry-based studies].
 

Author(s): Fanni Rencz, Valentin Brodszky, Péter Varga, József Gajdácsi, Péter Nyirády, László Gulácsi

Journal: Orv Hetil. 2014 Mar;155(13):509-20.

 

Prostate cancer, the most frequent malignant disease in males in Europe, accounts for a great proportion of health expenditures.

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2014

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MSMB variation and prostate cancer risk: clues towards a possible fungal etiology.
 

Author(s): Siobhan Sutcliffe, Angelo M De Marzo, Karen S Sfanos, Martin Laurence

Journal: Prostate. 2014 May;74(6):569-78.

 

BACKGROUND. With recent advances in high-throughput sequencing technologies, many prostate cancer risk loci have been identified, including rs10993994, a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) located near the MSMB gene. Variant allele (T) carriers of this SNP produce less prostate ...

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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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: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer; Metastatic Prostate Cancer; Androgen-independent Prostate Cancer; Recurrent Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 28 Jan 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: 19 Dec 2013

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