On the Horizon – Cabozantinib for the Treatment of Bone Mets in Men with Advanced Prostate Cancer

According to researchers from the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan men with advanced prostate cancer experienced significant and rapid positive effects from an investigational treatment known as cabozantinib. In a n article published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (Nov. 19, 2012) approximately two-thirds of men who were treated with [...]

Diet and Lifestyle Still Top Bone Loss Prevention Strategies

According to a new position paper from the North American Menopause Society (NAMS), despite all the new drugs that are available, diet and lifestyle should remain the first osteoporosis management tool. Only after diet and lifestyle has failed should any of the newly approved treatment options to prevent osteoporosis be considered. […]

Detecting Bone Metastases In Prostate Cancer

As prostate cancer spreads, it tends to move outward, usually first spreading locally. The most common first stops are in the lymph nodes adjoining the prostate bed or in the location of the most immediate bones, the pelvis, upper thighs and the lower spine. Many men will experience pain, especially pelvic area pain, as the [...]