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2 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Prostate cancer with depression leads to later diagnosis, less effective therapies

Depressed men with localized prostate cancer were more likely to be diagnosed with more aggressive prostate cancer, received less effective treatments and survived for shorter times than prostate cancer patients who were not depressed, a UCLA study has found.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Urology, Oncology

4 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Exelixis Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Phase 3 Pivotal...

Exelixis, Inc. today announced positive top-line results from coBRIM, the phase 3 pivotal trial evaluating cobimetinib, a specific MEK inhibitor discovered by Exelixis, in combination with vemurafenib in previously untreated patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic melanoma harboring the BRAFV600 mutation.


Related Topix: Startups, Exelixis

Sun Jul 13, 2014

International Business Times

Cycling Does Not Cause Infertility, But Raises Prostate Cancer Risk

Cycling does not cause infertility, contrary to age-old belief. However, it does raise risk of prostate cancer, say scientists at the University College The pack of riders cycles on its way during the second 201 km stage of the Tour de France cycling race from York to Sheffield, July 6, 2014.


Related Topix: Health


Vascular endothelial growth factor and signaling in the prostate: more than angiogenesis.

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Related Topix: Health

Caldicot choir cycling 210 miles for charity

The team were due to leave Fishguard today and arrive at Caldicot on Saturday. There are 29 riders, 10 of which belong to the male voice choir taking the route along B roads and cycle paths.


Related Topix: United Kingdom, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Health

Business Journal

Harvey Mackay: What Gordy Zacks did when he was given just 4 weeks to live

Gordon Zacks, retired chairman of the RG Barry Corporation, and Jane Harman, former California congresswoman, attend the annual gala of the Harman Center for the Arts at the Harman Center in Washington, D.C., in 2012.


Related Topix: Barry R G, Apparel, Footwear, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Jane Harman, Democrat, Health

Northern Territory News

Cancer toll higher for rural men

MEN with prostate cancer who live in the bush are 24 per cent more likely to die within five years and hundreds of other cancer patients die early because they live in rural Australia.


Related Topix: Health, Australia, Oceania, World News

Zimbabwe: Are You At Risk of Developing Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer is now the most common cancer among Zimbabwean men according to the Zimbabwe National Cancer Registry.


Related Topix: Health, Africa, World News

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Pascagoulan Derek Terry, 26, tells his cancer survival story

What started as a dull pain in his right testicle two years ago eventually turned into a pea-sized knot.


Related Topix: Pascagoula, MS, Testicular Cancer, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Ocean Springs, MS

Tyler Morning Telegraph

People are talking about: Vasectomies and prostate cancer, HIV cure relapse, CDC scare

Researchers: Vasectomy linked to risk of prostate cancer. Harvard researchers say that men who have had a vasectomy are at risk for an aggressive prostate cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oncology, Medicine


Link Found Between Vasectomies and Deadly Prostate Cancer

Harvard scientists found that the sterilizing procedure increases the risk of "developing the most aggressive form of prostate cancer" by about 20 percent.


Related Topix: Health, US News, Liberal Political News

Medical Daily

Vasectomy Side Effects May Include Aggressive Prostate Cancer; Is The Procedure Worth It?

Having a vasectomy may increase men's risk of developing aggressive prostate cancer by 20 percent, according to a new study by Harvard University researchers who reviewed thousands of cases over 24 years.


Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine, Urology

Haverhill Today

New kit installed at West Suffolk Hospital to boost prostate cancer care

New state-of-the-art equipment which will help save lives by effectively diagnosing prostate cancer has been installed at West Suffolk Hospital thanks to the generosity of fundraisers.


Related Topix: Health, Urology, Medicine


Hypnotic Relaxation May Ease Men's Hot Flashes

Men who experience hot flashes may suffer in silence, but a new study finds that hypnotic relaxation therapy could provide some relief.


Related Topix: Health, Baylor University, Medicine, Breast Cancer

Pharmaceutical Processing

Astellas Details Pipeline Progress at R&D Meeting

Astellas announced progress on the company's efforts to reshape its research framework at its R&D meeting held in Tokyo on July 10. The meeting provided an opportunity for Astellas to present a comprehensive overview of its late-stage clinical programs and corporate strategy.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer

Times Observer

Should we avoid products with BPA?

Dear EarthTalk: A recent study showed that Bisphenol A was hardly the human health risk researchers once believed it to be.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Life, Food, Vegetarian, Twitter, Food and Drug Administration, Warren, PA

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Cancer Researchers Identify New Metastasis-Suppressor Gene

Among patients with deadly cancers, more than 90 percent die because of metastatic spread of their disease.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Sys-Con Media

ASTRO Members Elect Four New Officers to Board of Directors and Three Members to Nominating Committee

Members of the American Society for Radiation Oncology have elected four new officers to serve on its Board of Directors and three members to serve on the Nominating Committee.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Health, Medicaid, University of Arizona, UC Los Angeles

Free Republic

Vasectomy can increase risk of developing lethal prostate cancer

Men who have a vasectomy face an increased chance of developing prostate cancer and a higher risk of contracting the most aggressive form of the disease, a study has found.


Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

Medical News

New online medical professional video center from Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic is now making its video education medical grand rounds lectures and clinical presentations on recent innovations in patient care, education and research accessible to other medical professionals in the new online medical professional video center.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine