Oncology & Cancer

Toward a new staging system for prostate cancer, and why it matters

Doctors and biostatisticians at the University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center have led the development and validation of a staging system to better predict outcomes and inform treatment decisions for men diagnosed with non-metastatic ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers gain new insight on metastatic prostate cancer

An international research team has discovered a principle that explains the metastasising of prostate cancer. When cancer evolves within the prostate, multiple spatially intermixed cancer cell clones are created that may ...

Oncology & Cancer

Study shows notable outcomes with cryoablation and prostate cancer

A less-invasive treatment technique called hemi-gland cryoablation (HGCryo)—destroying the areas of the prostate where cancers are located by freezing them—provides a high rate of effective prostate cancer control, according ...

Oncology & Cancer

Guidance issued for genetic testing in prostate cancer

(HealthDay)—As a result of the Philadelphia Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference, hosted by Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center-Jefferson Health and the Department of Urology at Jefferson, recommendations have been developed for ...

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists find a switch which may make prostate cancer spread

Scientists from the University of Leuven in Belgium have found a switch associated with prostate cancers spreading or forming metastases (secondary tumors). The researchers caution that this work is still at an early stage, ...

Oncology & Cancer

New recommendations on genetic testing for prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is a leading cause of death from cancer in the US and especially in the Philadelphia region. Consistently, Philadelphia has outpaced the state of PA and the nation in diagnoses and death from prostate cancer. ...

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