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Changing a Protein Might Stop Metastases

How cool is this?  What if we can change how fast and far prostate cancer cells can metastasize by changing a single protein. The lead article in this months Oncotarget describes how prostate cancer moves in our bodies, and what we might be able to do to prevent metastatic cancer. Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is [...]

By | 2017-11-21T12:41:51+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

Androgen Deprivation Therapy Can Affect Your Thinking

Paranoia, anger, fear, and acting out fantasies of a violent nature from men on Prostate Cancer androgen deprivation therapy are some of the reports we've received over the last year. Obviously, these are concerning and under-reported by the medical community. We have heard from people in our support groups, but have not heard or read [...]

By | 2017-10-02T11:50:42+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

Malecare, Yale, Memorial Sloan Kettering and M.D. Anderson talk about Latest Treatments & Shared Decision Making

Breakthroughs in Prostate Cancer https://vimeo.com/220740406 An interesting discussion about prostate cancer breakthroughs, some of which patients can use today, with: Philip Kantoff, MD, Chair, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Daniel Petrylak, MD, Director, Genitourinary Oncology, Co-Director, Signal Transduction Research Program, Yale University Cancer Center Sumit Subudhi, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Genitourinary [...]

By | 2017-10-19T10:45:46+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Advanced Prostate Cancer|3 Comments

Breast Cancer Test Can Tell If Hormone Therapy Will Work On Prostate Cancer

A breast cancer test may be adapted to help men with advanced stage prostate cancer know – in advance - if androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) will help them. Researchers from UCSF and the University of Michigan investigated genetic subtypes of prostate cancer, to see what the difference could predict. The researchers divided prostate tumors into [...]

By | 2017-05-30T17:04:51+00:00 May 30th, 2017|Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments