Prostate cancer

Common Name(s)

Prostate cancer

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4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Dattoli Cancer Foundation

To raise awareness about the wide-spread incidence of prostate cancer; to provide accurate and current information about the diagnosis and treatment options for prostate cancer at first diagnosis and upon a recurrence; to support ongoing research of Dr. Michael Dattoli, radiation oncologist.

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Prostate cancer" for support, advocacy or research.

4th Angel Mentoring Program

Learning that you have cancer can be an overwhelming experience – one that leaves you frightened, vulnerable and alone. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program offers free, one-on-one, confidential outreach and support from someone who has successfully made the same journey you are about to begin – the journey towards recovery. This specially trained volunteer and cancer survivor – your 4th Angel – is someone who will talk and listen in a supportive setting. The 4th Angel Mentoring Program is telephone based, so you can be connect with an angel anywhere in the country. 4th Angel Mentoring Program is part of The Scott Hamilton CARES Initiative, a national non-profit organizat

http://www.4thangel.org

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2012

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Cancer Hope Network

To provide one-on-one support to people undergoing treatment for cancer and to their families. We provide this support by training individuals who have recovered from cancer and matching them with cancer patients currently undergoing a similar experience. Through this matching process, we strive to instill hope and to make a difference in their fight against cancer.

http://www.CancerHopeNetwork.org

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2015

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Dattoli Cancer Foundation

To raise awareness about the wide-spread incidence of prostate cancer; to provide accurate and current information about the diagnosis and treatment options for prostate cancer at first diagnosis and upon a recurrence; to support ongoing research of Dr. Michael Dattoli, radiation oncologist.

http://www.dattolifoundation.com

Last Updated: 19 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 17211 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prostate cancer treated with reduced-volume intensity-modulated radiation therapy: Report on the 5-year outcome of a prospective series.
 

Author(s): Hua-Chun Luo, Zhi-Chao Fu, Hui-Hua Cheng, Yong Lei, Shao-Guang Liao, Jing Feng, Qin Yin, Qun-Hua Chen, Gui-Shan Lin, Jin-Feng Zhu, Jian-Feng Xu, Wang Dian

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Dec;96(52):e9450.

 

How to define a clinical target volume (CTV) as small as possible for prostate cancer to reduce the dose received by normal organs is an interesting study. We conduct a research to analyze the clinical efficacy of intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) using reduced CTV in the treatment ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Targeting DNA repair with PNKP inhibition sensitizes radioresistant prostate cancer cells to high LET radiation.
 

Author(s): Pallavi Srivastava, Asitikantha Sarma, Chandra Mohini Chaturvedi

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High linear energy transfer (LET) radiation or heavy ion such as carbon ion radiation is used as a method for advanced radiotherapy in the treatment of cancer. It has many advantages over the conventional photon based radiotherapy using Co-60 gamma or high energy X-rays from a Linear ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Image-guided, whole-pelvic, intensity-modulated radiotherapy for biochemical recurrence following radical prostatectomy in high-risk prostate cancer patients.
 

Author(s): Sang Jun Byun, Young Seok Kim, Hanjong Ahn, Choung-Soo Kim

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The optimal field size of salvage radiotherapy (SRT) for biochemical recurrence, particularly for patients with high-risk prostate cancer, remains undefined. This retrospective analysis was performed to investigate oncological outcomes as well as treatment-related toxicity following ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 2121 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Men's perspectives of prostate cancer screening: A systematic review of qualitative studies.
 

Author(s): Laura J James, Germaine Wong, Jonathan C Craig, Camilla S Hanson, Angela Ju, Kirsten Howard, Tim Usherwood, Howard Lau, Allison Tong

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Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed non-skin cancer in men. Screening for prostate cancer is widely accepted; however concerns regarding the harms outweighing the benefits of screening exist. Although patient's play a pivotal role in the decision making process, men may ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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PSA screening for prostate cancer.
 

Author(s): Marcus V Sadi

Journal: Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992). 2017 Aug;63(8):722-725.

 

Screening of prostate cancer with prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a highly controversial issue. One part of the controversy is due to the confusion between population screening and early diagnosis, another derives from problems related to the quality of existing screening studies, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Urinary EN-2 to predict prostate cancer: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Maria Inês da Rosa, Eduardo Ronconi Dondossola, Maria Cecilia Manenti Alexandre, Kristian Madeira, Florentino de Araújo Cardoso, Antonio José Grande

Journal: Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992). 2017 Jul;63(7):656-661.

 

Prostate cancer is the second type of cancer diagnosed and the fifth cause of death in men worldwide. Early diagnosis helps to control disease progression. Currently, prostate specific antigen is the standard biomarker, as it has a broad scope of identification and, thus, new and ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Nivolumab in Prostate Cancer With DNA Repair Defects (ImmunoProst Trial)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2017

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A Pilot Study of Prostate Cancer-specific Anxiety in Active Surveillance
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2017

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A Study of Docetaxel + ARN-509 in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 1 Aug 2017

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