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Clinical Trial Search

Searching for clinical trials is almost as hard as participating in clinical trials.  clinical is almost unusable.  There are several businesses that have tried to make searching for clinical trials easier.  Malecare is working with two of the very best.  One, we can't tell you about in detail, since they are still in [...]

By | 2018-01-25T10:52:39+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

Advanced Prostate Cancer and Cholesterol

High serum levels of total and HDL cholesterol are associated with an elevated risk of advanced prostate cancer. Every 10mg/dl increase in serum total cholesterol adds a 5% increase to your odds of being diagnosed with advanced stage prostate cancer. Every 10mg/dl increase in HDL cholesterol increases your odds of having advanced stage prostate [...]

By | 2018-01-10T12:59:05+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

Apalutamide Study Prioritized For Non-Metastatic Canstrate-Resistant Prostate Cancer

Men with non-metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer will soon know whether or not apalutamide is helpful.  The USA based Food and Drug Administration has cut the review time from ten to six months.   We might hear the FDA's ruling as early as April, 2018. Apalutamide (ARN-509) is an  androgen receptor inhibitor and might prove to [...]

By | 2018-01-08T14:36:05+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

Exercise and Advanced Prostate Cancer

Exercise of any kind helps men at any stage of Prostate Cancer.   Unfortunately, many advanced stage prostate cancer patients don't exercise enough. Advanced Prostate Cancer patients worry about bone pain more than other men.  Androgen deprivation therapy, commonly called "hormone therapy," can cause bone problems.  Metastases to bones can cause severe pain that many [...]

By | 2018-01-05T11:46:21+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

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