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Searching for men with low- to intermediate-risk prostate cancer to test precise radiation therapy guided by an imaging technique

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This trial aims to examine stereotactic radiosurgery guided by an imaging technique in treating low- to intermediate-risk prostate cancer. The main outcome to be investigated is treatment-related side effects and treatment response. The trial is recruiting in Ohio (USA). The details Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) uses a specially...

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Examining the benefits of physical exercise during active surveillance

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review examined findings on lifestyle interventions for men with prostate cancer managed with active surveillance. The authors reported preliminary evidence on the benefits of physical exercise for men undergoing active surveillance. Some background Due to advances in the early detection of prostate cancer, many prostate tumors...

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Hormone therapy may shorten survival in African American men with low- or intermediate-risk prostate cancer

Posted by on Aug 13, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the effect of ethnicity on health outcomes with androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). Researchers reported shorter survival among African American men receiving ADT for low- or intermediate-risk prostate cancer compared to men of other ethnicities. Some background ADT is a type of hormone therapy used to treat...

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High dairy intake after prostate cancer diagnosis may be associated with increased mortality risk

Posted by on Aug 7, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study examined the association between dairy intake after prostate cancer diagnosis and mortality risk. Researchers reported increased mortality risk among men with high dairy intake after prostate cancer diagnosis.  Some background Advances in treatment and early detection of prostate cancer have increased survival and...

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Searching for overweight men with low-risk prostate cancer undergoing active surveillance

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 3 trial aims to evaluate the benefit of a diet and exercise program in overweight men with low-risk prostate cancer. The main outcome to be investigated is a change in blood sugar metabolism in prostate cancer cells. The trial is recruiting in Seattle (Washington), USA. The details Low-risk prostate cancer is often managed...

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Low-risk prostate cancer management – an overview

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This review examined recent findings and recommendations for the management of low-risk localized prostate cancer. Authors concluded that watchful waiting and active surveillance are suitable options for most men with low-risk prostate cancer. Some background Due to advances in the early detection of prostate cancer, many prostate...

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Searching for men with early stage prostate cancer to test a short course of very focused radiation therapy

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Prostate cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This phase 1/2 trial aims to evaluate the effectiveness of a short course of very focused radiation therapy in the treatment of early stage prostate cancer. The main outcome to be investigated is side effects and treatment response. The trial is recruiting in San Diego, California (USA). The details External beam radiation therapy...

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