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PSA screening significantly reduces the risk for death from prostate cancer

[unable to retrieve full-text content] After differences in implementation and settings were accounted for, two important prostate cancer screening trials provide compatible evidence that screening reduces prostate cancer mortality. Men's Health News — ScienceDaily

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Recurrence of prostate cancer could be reduced thanks to exciting new discovery

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Groundbreaking research could reduce the recurrence of prostate cancer in males, a new study reports. Men's Health News — ScienceDaily

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New imaging technique spots prostate tumors starved of oxygen

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A new imaging technique uncovers oxygen levels in prostate tumors and could lead to a non-invasive way to determine which tumors are more difficult to treat, according to study. Men's Health News — ScienceDaily

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Scientists develop novel immunotherapy technology for prostate cancer

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A novel immunotherapeutic strategy for the treatment of cancer based on the use of synthetic DNA to directly encode protective antibodies against a cancer-specific protein has been described in a new article. Men's Health News ...

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Discovery of new prostate cancer biomarkers could improve precision therapy

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A new cause of treatment resistance in prostate cancer has been uncovered by investigators. Their discovery also suggests ways to improve prostate cancer therapy. Men's Health News — ScienceDaily

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Mutation in prostate tumors shown to change epigenetic identity, the make-up of DNA

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Prostate cancer researchers have mapped the impact of an acquired mutation that alters epigenetic identity, the make-up of DNA, in about 50 percent of patient tumor samples. The discovery also identifies a new opportunity for ...

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First human application of novel PET tracer for prostate cancer

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Researchers have demonstrated the potential of a new PET tracer, Carbon-11 labeled sarcosine (11C-sarcosine), for imaging prostate cancer, and set the stage for its possible use in monitoring other cancers. Men's Health News — ScienceDaily

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Does Prostate Massage for Back Pain Really Work?

Prostate massagers are enjoying a surprising renaissance in the male sex toy market. Touted for their ability to trigger intense or multiple orgasms, their makers are slowly convincing men to buck cultural aversions to butt stuff in the name of ...

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Surgery for early prostate cancer may not save lives

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Prostate cancer surgery offers negligible benefits to many men with early-stage disease, a major 20-year study demonstrates. In such men, who account for most cases of newly diagnosed prostate cancer, surgery did not prolong life ...

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Genes may cause tumor aggressiveness, drug resistance in African-American prostate cancer

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A form of genetic variation, called differential RNA splicing, may have a role in tumor aggressiveness and drug resistance in African-American men with prostate cancer, according to research. Men's Health News — ScienceDaily

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