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Treatments

A Phase III clinical trial of high-intensity exercise in the management of advanced prostate cancer

November 6, 2017

According to a news release just issued by Queen’s University, Belfast, a group of  150 researchers around the world is coming together to expand enrollment and access to the Australian INTERVAL trial into a global trial to test whether serious exercise should be prescribed as part of the treatment for men with advanced prostate cancer. […]

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Success of abiraterone trials prompts ‘mind shift’ in prostate cancer treatment

November 5, 2017

Abiraterone acetate is poised to challenge docetaxel as the standard addition to androgen deprivation therapy for treatment of newly diagnosed, metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. Read the article here.

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Prostate cancer breakthrough: New treatment could destroy INCURABLE tumours

November 5, 2017

Prostate cancer in men that was previously thought to be incurable could now be treated. New research has discovered that using a specialised form of radiotherapy could allow them to kill the disease off. Read the article here.

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Researchers reveal new approach to precisely identify and treat prostate cancer

November 5, 2017

Researchers have demonstrated a new, effective way to precisely identify and localize prostate cancer tumors while protecting healthy tissue and reducing side effects. Read the article here.

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Prostate cancer: Could a breast cancer drug reduce recurrence

November 5, 2017

A new study suggests that combining a breast cancer drug with hormone therapy could be a more effective strategy to reduce the progression and recurrence of prostate cancer in men. Read the article here.

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Treatment Guide for Prostate Cancer

November 5, 2017

Cleveland Clinic prostate cancer specialists tailor prostate cancer treatment plans to their patients’ needs, taking into account the type of cancer, the age of the individual, the degree to which the cancer has spread and the general health of the patient. Read the Guide here.

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Video: “Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer and Breast Cancer”

October 10, 2017

September 2017 Awareness Night Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer and Breast Cancer Dr. Juanita Crook, MD, FRCPC Professor of Radiation Oncology, University of British Columbia Radiation Oncologist,  Center for the Southern Interior in Kelowna BC             CLICK ON THE ARROW TO START THE VIDEO The Complete Presentation 47:27 minutes

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Researchers Look To Gold To Help Combat Prostate Cancer

September 3, 2017

The latest approach to treating prostate cancer uses nanoparticles of gold and lasers to kill the cancer cells. Read the article here.

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Active Surveillance

September 3, 2017

Predicting outcomes on active surveillance for intermediate-risk patients Read the article here. Active Surveillance for Intermediate-risk Prostate Cancer Challenged Read the article here. Active Surveillance versus Watchful Waiting Read the article here. Surgery isn’t necessarily best for prostate cancer, according to study led by Minneapolis VA Read the article here.

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High-dose radiation therapy as effective as surgery for aggressive prostate cancer

September 3, 2017

A study by researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center provides convincing evidence that radiation-based treatments and surgery are equally effective treatments for aggressive prostate cancer. It also suggests that a particular form of radiation therapy, consisting of external radiation followed by brachytherapy (a type of radiation treatment in which a radioactive source is […]

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