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. ...

Oncology & Cancer

Recent data reveals most common cancers in Hawaiʻi

The University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center's Hawaiʻi Tumor Registry released updated cancer statistics in Hawaiʻi Cancer at a Glance, 2012-2016, which includes data on cancer incidence and mortality in the state of Hawaiʻi.

Oncology & Cancer

Racial disparity in prostate cancer survival tied to region

(HealthDay)—National, race-based differences in prostate cancer survival are due to regional variation, even for low-risk prostate cancer, according to a study published online March 31 in JAMA Network Open.

Oncology & Cancer

Patients suffer invasive treatments for harmless cancers

Australians are increasingly being diagnosed with cancers that will do them no harm if left undetected or untreated, exposing them to unnecessary surgeries and chemotherapy, says a new study published online today in the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Organ transplant does not worsen prostate cancer outcome

(HealthDay)—Among older men with prostate cancer, an organ transplant is associated with higher overall mortality, but not prostate cancer-specific mortality (PCSM), according to a study published online Nov. 15 in the ...

Oncology & Cancer

Being active reduces risk of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK , yet we still don't know all of its causes. The largest ever study to use genetics as a measurement for physical activity to look at its effect on prostate cancer, ...

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