Please note: Next Awareness Night is Nov. 14.

Genetics

Genetic test identifies very highest risk men for prostate cancer

July 2, 2018

Researchers devised a genetic test that could identify the top one percent of men at risk of developing 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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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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Genomic Testing and Hereditary Prostate Cancer

January 14, 2018

Prof. Gomella’s lecture is highly informative for the interested prostate cancer patient and prostate cancer advocate. The lecture is approximately 26 minutes long and really brings anyone who has an interest in the topic to a current state. Watch the video here.

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Genetic test for BRCA1/2

May 7, 2017

BRCA1 and BRCA2 are human genes that produce tumor suppressor proteins. Men with harmful BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations have a higher risk of prostate cancer. A Toronto Women’s College Hospital research study, The Screen Project, provides Canadians access to affordable population-based genetic testing for the BRCA gene mutation. Watch the video here.

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Leading researchers recommend major change in prostate cancer treatment

April 9, 2017

Leading American and British cancer researchers are urging that all men with advanced prostate cancer strongly consider being tested for inherited gene mutations — both to help steer their treatment and to alert family members who themselves might be at increased risk for a range of cancers. Read the article here.

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New way to identify patients at risk for aggressive prostate cancer

April 9, 2017

Scientists at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have developed a new way to identify which prostate cancer patients are likely to develop aggressive types of the disease even if their tumors at first appear to be lower risk. Read the article here.

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Salmonella could shrink prostate cancer cells

January 2, 2017

Scientists at Swansea University say they have made a breakthrough which could revolutionise prostate cancer treatment. Researchers at the university’s School of Medicine have developed a way of shrinking cancer cells using a harmless strain of salmonella bacteria. Read the article here.

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Revolutionary new cancer treatment makes patients SIX TIMES more likely to survive

September 13, 2016

A revolutionary new DNA treatment technique involves having a simple DNA test of your tumour first. This then tells doctors precisely which drugs or therapies are most suited to you – rather than relying on the standard treatment. The genetic profiling of your tumour can also tell doctors which drugs you should avoid because they […]

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Markers redefining prostate cancer care

July 3, 2016

The discovery of new prostate cancer biomarkers has led to a number of tests that have begun to alter the diagnosis and management of the disease. Read the article.

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