American Association for Cancer Research

Melatonin may lower prostate cancer risk

Higher levels of melatonin, a hormone involved in the sleep-wake cycle, may suggest decreased risk for developing advanced prostate cancer, according to results presented here at the AACR-Prostate Cancer Foundation Conference ...

Jan 19, 2014
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Key driver of metastasis identified

Scientists at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia have identified a key mechanism of metastasis that could lead to blocking tumor growth if their findings are confirmed.

Oct 31, 2011
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Inflammation marker may guide prognosis for prostate cancer

(Medical Xpress) -- Current methods of prostate cancer detection, like the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, often fail to identify which cancers will prove fatal and which cancers will remain benign until a patient dies ...

Sep 28, 2011
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