Prostate cancer

Common Name(s)

Prostate cancer

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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

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 18183 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Enzalutamide in Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer.
 

Author(s): Maha Hussain, Fred Saad, Cora N Sternberg

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2018 10;379(14):1381.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Comparisons between magnetic resonance/ultrasound fusion-guided biopsy and standard biopsy in the diagnosis of prostate cancer: A prospective cohort study.
 

Author(s): Guangbin Zhu, Quan Wang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Sep;97(36):e11962.

 

Prostate-specific antigen is not useful for detection of prostate cancer in Chinese men. The major problems in prostate cancer patients are overdiagnosis and overtreatment. The objective of the study was to test the hypothesis that targeted biopsy is an accurate diagnostic tool for ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Examining relationships between age at diagnosis and health-related quality of life outcomes in prostate cancer survivors.
 

Author(s): Christine J Kurian, Amy E Leader, Melissa S Y Thong, Scott W Keith, Charnita M Zeigler-Johnson

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Patient reports of health related quality of life can provide important information about the long-term impact of prostate cancer. Because patient symptoms and function can differ by age of the survivor, the aim of our study was to examine patient-reported quality of life and prostate ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Prostate cancer" returned 2202 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Prognostic role of platelet to lymphocyte ratio in prostate cancer: A meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Jiangfeng Wang, Xiaofeng Zhou, Yuhui He, Xing Chen, Naibo Liu, Zhenshan Ding, Junjie Li

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Oct;97(40):e12504.

 

Recently, the prognostic value of the platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) has been identified in multiple cancers. However, the prognostic significance of the PLR in prostate cancer (PCa) remains conflicting. We therefore searched relevant studies and conducted a meta-analysis.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Male pattern baldness and incidence of prostate cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Huadong He, Bo Xie, Liping Xie

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jul;97(28):e11379.

 

The relationship between male pattern baldness and incidence of prostate cancer remains inconclusive. Hence, we performed the present meta-analysis based on all eligible cohort and case-control studies.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Treatment of Oligometastatic Hormone-Sensitive Prostate Cancer: A Comprehensive Review.
 

Author(s): Kyo Chul Koo, Prokar Dasgupta

Journal: Yonsei Med. J.. 2018 Jul;59(5):567-579.

 

With advancements in diagnostic techniques, including molecular and clinical imaging, that directly target cancer cells, oligometastatic prostate cancer (PCa) is being diagnosed in patients who were, in the past, considered to have localized disease. With accumulating evidence, there ...

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: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 27 Jul 2018

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Nivolumab in Patients With High-Risk Biochemically Recurrent Prostate Cancer
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 20 Aug 2018

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

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Prostate Cancer

 

Last Updated: 19 Aug 2018

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