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Scientists develop a more efficient treatment of prostate cancer

In a new study, researchers have developed  a more efficient and less aggressive treatment of prostate cancer. The new nanomedicine could help treat non-metastatic prostate...
Enlarged prostate could actually be stopping tumor growth

Enlarged prostate could actually be stopping tumor growth

For men older than about 60, an enlarged prostate means feeling the urge to make a pit stop way too often throughout the day. But...

Do enlarged prostates actually protect men from tumors?

Enlarged prostates may actually impede the growth of prostate cancer tumors, according to a new study. The findings suggest that it might be a bad...

New tool could predict prostate cancer with unmatched accuracy

In a new study, Mount Sinai and USC researchers have developed a novel machine-learning tool that distinguishes between low- and high-risk prostate cancer with...

Aggressive lung cancer and prostate cancer share common mechanisms

In a recent study, UCLA researchers found a common process in the development of late-stage, small cell cancers in the prostate and lung. These shared...

Fatty acids could ‘feed’ prostate cancer tumors

A new study shows a link between prostate cancer and cancer cells’ uptake of fatty acids. The findings point to a possible therapeutic target for...

Shorter radiation therapy could treat prostate cancer effectively

A new UCLA-led study shows that men with low- or intermediate-risk prostate cancer can safely undergo higher doses of radiation over a significantly shorter...

Prostate cancer: Starving out the enemy

An old military tactic, widely used in Roman and medieval times, is now being put to good use in cancer research. The idea is that...

New hope for treating prostate cancer

In a new study, researchers found a new 'seek-and-destroy' gene therapeutic system could have the potential to treat prostate cancer in the future. The therapy...

Enlarged prostate may stop tumor growth

For men older than about 60, an enlarged prostate means feeling the urge to make a pit stop way too often throughout the day. But...

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