Posts Tagged ‘prostate cancer’

Agent Orange Exposure Increases Veterans’ Risk Of Aggressive Recurrence Of Prostate Cancer

ScienceDaily— A study of 1,495 veterans who underwent radical prostatectomy to remove their cancerous prostates showed that the 206 exposed to Agent Orange had nearly a 50 percent increased risk of their cancer recurring despite the fact that their cancer seemed relatively nonaggressive at the time...
May 5th, 2009 | News | Read More

Review: Prostate Cancer Foundation

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world’s largest philanthropic source of support for prostate cancer research to discover better treatments and a cure for recurrent prostate cancer. PCF pursues its mission by reaching out to individuals, corporations and others to harness society’s resources—...
July 29th, 2008 | Cancer Websites, Prostate Cancer | Read More

Review: Prostate-help.org

This web site is dedicated to educating men and their loved ones about Prostate Cancer; its diagnosis, treatments and side effects – preparing them to better care for the prostate cancer patient throughout the course of their illness and the grief beyond. It is a searchable web site that is easy...
July 26th, 2008 | Cancer Websites, Prostate Cancer, Treatment | Read More

High fat diet may abet prostate cancer progression

Diets high in saturated fat may increase the risk of prostate cancer progression, researchers from the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston report. In a follow up study of men who had their cancerous prostates removed, researchers found that men who consumed higher amounts of saturated...
July 2nd, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More

Review: WebMD Cancer Health Center

WebMD is an extensive web resource with in depth articles on most health-related subjects. The Cancer Health Center, like all areas of the site, is a full-featured resource of extremely high quality and must-visit destination.
June 28th, 2008 | Cancer Websites, Guides | Read More

New cancer treatment keeps sex on the menu

Doctors at Brisbane’s Princess Alexandra Hospital are giving fresh hope to sufferers of prostate cancer, with a new treatment that could reduce painful side effects and help maintain sexual function. Read more and share your comments and opinions below with the CancerDirectory.com community.
June 26th, 2008 | Treatment | Read More

MRI combo spots prostate cancer treatment failure

Two imaging modalities used in combination — dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) and diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI)-MRI — can accurately spot residual or recurrent prostate cancer in patients treated with a fairly new treatment called high-intensity focused ultrasonic...
June 26th, 2008 | News, Treatment | Read More