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New Research on the Origin of Prostate Cancer

In order to fight cancer or even prevent it we need to understand it, uncovering the origin of prostate cancer is crucial to its treatment. New research is bringing us closer to uncovering these secrets than ever before. As we discussed in our previous post concerning how prostate cancer develops, we now know that even the conditions of normal cells

Symptoms That May Signify Prostate Cancer

In today’s article, we will be examining certain symptoms that may indicate the presence of prostate cancer. As we’ve discussed in previous articles, prostate cancer, second only to skin cancer, is the most common cancer among men in the US. We know research has shown that the earlier we catch the disease the better. Therefore, it is important to be

Hormone Therapy Effectiveness and Alternative Treatments

It is quite common for doctors to use hormone therapy to treat prostate cancer. They usually resort to this treatment if cancer spreads to other regions of the body. It can be very effective indeed, however, there are cases in which patients become resistant to the therapy. The disease may spread and grow more aggressively because of said resistance. Which

Combining Therapies for Prostate Cancer

There are many approaches to tackling prostate cancer, and one very effective method is combining therapies. The approach and treatment depend a lot on an individual patient’s condition and what stage they are at. However, combining therapies has proven to be very effective. There are two types of therapy, in particular, that combined have shown great success in clinical trials.

New Research on How Prostate Cancer Develops

New research in the UK has revealed new information on how prostate cancer may begin developing in men. Scientists underwent this study at the UK’s University of East Anglia. Molecular Oncology published the study here. Essentially, the study has shown that prostates in men with prostate cancer and without it differ in more than just the presence of cancer cells.

Benefits of Cancer Support Groups

We all know there are plenty, but what are the benefits of cancer support groups exactly? Although not all men suffer from prostate cancer, many men do at some point in their lives. Second only to skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men. For instance, according to the American Cancer Society in 2022 alone

Relapse After Surgery – Can AI Help Predict it?

Sadly, there are prostate cancer cases where men relapse and the cancer returns. There are current methods already in place to try and detect these changes early, and they are effective. However, a newly developed artificial intelligence has shown the potential to be much more precise. That is, to be more accurate in its predictions of the likelihood of prostate

Genetic Mapping and Prostate Cancer Analysis

A huge aspect of cancer research that has been on the rise is genetic mapping. It can help to understand which cells are related to specific areas of cancer. This information can in turn shed light on how tumours grow and develop. Which then can help inform treatment for given patients and what the best course of action is for

Can Lifestyle Choices Raise or Lower the Risks of Prostate Cancer?

The short answer is yes. There are many lifestyle choices which can contribute to making it more or less likely for a man to develop prostate cancer, or decrease their chances of getting it. Certain lifestyle choices can even affect the severity and symptoms of prostate cancer. In today’s article, we will look at various studies which have given information