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Study links progenitor cells to age-related prostate growth 2021-01-06

The prostates of older mice contain more luminal progenitor cells -- cells capable of generating new prostate tissue -- than the prostates of younger mice, UCLA researchers have discovered. The observation, published in Cell Reports, helps…

Large, long-term study suggests link between eating mushrooms and a lower risk of prostate cancer 2021-01-06

Results from the first long-term cohort study of more than 36,000 Japanese men over decades suggest an association between eating mushrooms and a lower risk of prostate cancer. Their findings were published on September 5, 2019 in the Inter…

Reducing the side-effects of prostate hormone therapy with exercise 2021-01-06

A prescription of short-term exercise for patients with advanced prostate cancer could help to reduce the side-effects of hormone therapy, according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Researchers from the Norfolk and Norwic…

Cerenkov luminescence imaging identifies surgical margin status in radical prostatectomy 2021-01-06

A new intraoperative imaging technique, Cerenkov luminescence imaging (CLI), can accurately assess surgical margins during radical prostatectomy, according to a first-in-human research published in the October issue of the Journal of Nuclea…

When you're sick, the support you'll get may depend on the"worth"of your disease 2021-01-05

The name of an illness can affect the level of care a person receives. Cancer sufferers experiencing fear and uncertainty may have access to cancer care centres. Donations and bequests enable these centres to offer everything from accessibl…

Surgery isn’t the only option for prostate cancer yet many men aren’t offered others 2021-01-05

Australian men with a recent diagnosis of prostate cancer that require active treatment, as opposed to careful monitoring, are often not given all the options available to them. This means not all men are getting the necessary information a…

Four reasons I won’t have a prostate cancer blood test 2021-01-05

Cancer Council Australia and the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia yesterday released new draft guidelines to help GPs counsel men who ask about prostate cancer tests. They advise GPs to explain the pros and cons of testing and, if th…