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Research News

Blue Light Found in Street Lamps and Smartphones Linked to Increased Prostate Cancer Risk

May 20, 2018

A new study says blue light from street lamps and home devices may increase risk of prostate cancer. Read the article here.

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Expert Discusses Radiation Techniques, Genomic Testing in Prostate Cancer

May 20, 2018

A discussion of radiation techniques and genomic testing in prostate cancer. Read the article here.

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Prostate MRI Detects More Cancers Than Standard US-Guided Biopsy

May 20, 2018

Magnetic resonance imaging before biopsy for prostate-cancer detection is superior to standard transrectal ultrasonography-guided biopsy among men at risk for prostate cancer, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Read the article here.

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Video: “How clinical trials have changed prostate cancer care”

April 13, 2018

March 2018 Awareness Night How clinical trials have changed prostate cancer care   Dr. Andrew Loblaw BSc MD MSc FRCPC CIP Clinician Scientist , Ontario Association of Radiation OncologyStaff Radiation Oncologist & Clinician Scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Scientist, Sunnybrook Research Institute Fellow, American Society of Clinical Oncology  (ASCO) Co-Chair, GU group for Cancer Care […]

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Exploring the lived experience of gay men with prostate cancer

April 2, 2018

Gay men with prostate cancer have unmet information and supportive care needs throughout their prostate cancer journey. Read the article here.

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Video: “Transperineal Prostate Biopsies: a new paradigm in the diagnosis and monitoring of Prostate Cancer”

February 23, 2018

January 2018 Awareness Night Transperineal Prostate Biopsies: a new paradigm in the diagnosis and monitoring of Prostate Cancer   Dr. Stanley Flax  MB, BCh, FRCSC Staff Urologist, North York General Hospital, Co-Chair, North York General Hospital’s OR Product Standardization & Evaluation Committee, Director, Gale & Graham Wright Prostate Cancer Centre.   Dr. Adam Tunis MD, […]

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German researchers find way to accurately differentiate prostate cancer from benign tissue

February 19, 2018

Using nuclear medicine, German researchers have found a way to accurately differentiate cancerous tissue from healthy tissue in prostate cancer patients. Read the article here.

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Emerging Therapies for Prostate Cancer

February 19, 2018

Faster genomic sequencing and other tools are hastening the development of new diagnostic and prognostic tools for prostate cancer. Read the article here.

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Adverse Prostate Cancer Pathology Accurately Predicted With MRI

February 19, 2018

Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging (MP-MRI) can accurately predict adverse pathologic features at the time of radical prostatectomy (RP) for localized prostate cancer, data presented at the 2018 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium suggest. Read the article here.

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Commercially available liquid biopsy data may be misleading.

January 14, 2018

A comparison of current commercially available liquid biopsies designed to conduct genetic testing of cDNA as a guide to the selection of drug therapy for men with advanced prostate cancer. Read the article here.

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