Tuesday, 20 February 2018
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Prostate cancer and Alzheimer's patients to benefit from new 20-tonne MRI scanner

Added: 19.02.2018 11:17 | 8 views | 0 comments

Patients with diseases including prostate cancer, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's will benefit from a 20-tonne MRI scanner being installed at a London hospital.

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New mutation linked to ovarian cancer can be passed down through dad

Added: 16.02.2018 14:37 | 15 views | 0 comments

A newly identified mutation, passed down through the X-chromosome, is linked to earlier onset of ovarian cancer in women and prostate cancer in father and sons.

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Flipping the switch: Dietary fat, changes in fat metabolism may promote prostate cancer metastasis

Added: 13.02.2018 19:00 | 8 views | 0 comments

Researchers have shed new light on the genetic mechanisms that promote metastasis in the mouse model and also implicated the typical Western high-fat diet as a key environmental factor driving metastasis.

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Apalutamide delays progression of nonmetastatic, castration-resistant prostate cancer

Added: 09.02.2018 19:48 | 26 views | 0 comments

A multi-institutional phase 3 trial found that treatment with an investigational androgen receptor inhibitor significantly delayed the development of metastasis in patients with prostate cancer that had become resistant to standard androgen-deprivation therapy.

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Two Prostate Cancer Drugs Delay Spread of the Disease by Two Years

Added: 08.02.2018 21:10 | 55 views | 0 comments

The treatments could help hundreds of thousands of men worldwide stave off pain and chemotherapy, but researchers don’t yet know if they will extend lives.

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A more complete Mediterranean diet may protect against aggressive prostate cancer

Added: 08.02.2018 16:52 | 10 views | 0 comments

Researchers determined that men who followed a Mediterranean diet, rich in fish, boiled potatoes, whole fruits, vegetables, legumes, and olive oil, and low consumption of juices had lower risk of aggressive prostate cancer (PC) than those who followed other dietary patterns like Prudent or Western diets.

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Versatile sensor against tumor initiating cells

Added: 07.02.2018 17:06 | 24 views | 0 comments

Researchers have developed the first fluorescent sensor to visualize TICs. Functional in lung, central nervous system, melanoma, breast, renal, ovarian, colon, and prostate cancer cell cultures, this could become a useful tool for biopsy-free post-treatment assessment and anti-TIC drug development.

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