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PCA3 May Help Predict Insignificant Prostate Cancer 2011-06-30

WASHINGTON, D.C.Prostate cancer gene 3 (PCA3) may be a valuable predictor of pathologically confirmed low volume disease and insignificant prostate cancer (PCa), according to a study presented at the 2011 annual meeting.…

How Monkeys Survive AIDS-Like Infection 2011-06-29

Researchers have identified a way some of sooty mangabeys' immune cells resist infection: they close the gates that SIV and HIV use to get into the cell. The findings may lead to strategies to help HIV-infected individuals.…

Link Between Smoking and Prostate Cancer 2011-06-24

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Men with prostate cancer might want to think twice before they light up a cigarette. A new study shows prostate cancer patients who smoke increase their risk of cancer recurrence and death from the disease. …

Smoking Increases Prostate Cancer Death Risk - Study 2011-06-23

Smokers who are diagnosed with prostate cancer face an increased prostate cancer death risk than non-smokers, say US researchers. Men who smoked at the time of diagnosis faced 61 percent higher risk of dying from prostate cancer.…

GI Toxicities After Radiotherapy for PCA Persist Beyond 5 Years 2011-06-21

GI Toxicities After Radiotherapy for PCa Persist Beyond Five Years Patients who undergo radiation treatment for localized prostate cancer (PCa) are more likely to have procedural interventions for late gastrointestinal (GI) toxicities.…

Paternal Exposures May Damage Sperm 2011-06-20

According to the California Teratogen Information Service (CTIS) Pregnancy Health Information Line, more studies are needed to evaluate men and the potential effect of illnesses, medications and lifestyle habits on fertility and pregnancy.…

Prostate Cancer Linked With Parkinson 2011-06-20

Prostate cancer risk is significantly higher than expected among nearly 3,000 persons with Parkinson's disease, according to findings presented at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting in Honolulu. …