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New Epigenetic Markers for Prostate Cancer Discovered

New epigenetic biomarkers to predict more aggressive forms of prostate cancer have been …

Researchers Identify Drug Resistance Factors for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Researchers have identified critical genomic changes in response to abiraterone acetate/prednisone, a standard treatment option for men with progressive, incurable and castration-resistant prostate …

HSD3B1 Gene Research Shows Association Between Genotype and Endometrial Cancer

The HSD3B1 gene could hold clues for predicting and treating endometrial cancer, according to a novel finding. Researchers found a certain HSD3B1 genotype was more common in women with type 2 …

Considering Genetic Risk in Prostate Cancer Referrals Could Lead to Earlier Diagnosis

A large-scale study looked at the impact of incorporating genetic risk for cancer into the GP triage and referral processes in the UK. The research concluded that considering genetic risk could …

Prostate Cancer Cases Risk Being Detected Too Late Due to Misleading Focus on Urinary Problems

Men with early, curable stages of prostate cancer are missing opportunities to have their cancer detected because national guidelines and media health campaigns focus on urinary symptoms despite a …

With Just a Tablespoon of Blood, Researchers Aim to Transform Cancer Treatment

Researchers have developed a new blood test that provides unprecedented insight into a patient’s cancer make-up, potentially allowing doctors to better select treatment options that will improve …

Prognosis of Prostate Cancer Patients Improved

Prostate cancer is a common form of cancer. Researchers have now discovered a faster and easier way to determine who has an aggressive form of cancer, and who has …

Mechanism Leading to Drug Resistance in Prostate Cancer

Researchers reveal a mechanism by which prostate cancer cells become resistant through molecular modification of the androgen receptor protein and identify a potential treatment approach that could …

High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Can Control Prostate Cancer With Fewer Side Effects

High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) can help some men with prostate cancer avoid surgery or …

Hormones Contribute to Sex Disparities in Bladder Cancer, Study Shows

Male sex hormones interfere with the body’s ability to fight bladder cancer, likely explaining why males experience higher cancer rates and more deadly disease, according to a new …

New Cancer Subtype May Illuminate Treatment Strategy

Researchers have identified a previously unrecognized form of hormone therapy-resistant prostate cancer, as well as a set of molecules that drive its growth. This discovery opens the door to the …

Common Prostate Cancer Medications May Be Less Safe Than Previously Thought

Men taking either of the two most common oral medications for advanced prostate cancer who had also undergone hormone therapy to treat their disease were at higher risk of serious metabolic or …

How Tumor Cells Use Mitochondria to Keep Growing

Investigators have discovered that tumor cells use mitochondria to control their growth and detect stress that can destroy a tumor cell if it is not …

Less Prostate Cancer Screening Reduces Overdiagnosis but May Miss Aggressive Cases

Over the past 15 years, public health authorities have downgraded recommendations for the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test as a screening tool to reduce the overdiagnosis and overtreatment of men …

Novel Therapeutic Agents May Reduce the Oncogenesis of Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Researchers have found that treating prostate cancer cells with novel cyclin-dependent kinase 19 (CDK19) and homologous cyclin-dependent kinase 8 (CDK8) inhibitors reduces their potential to migrate …

Researchers Look to Licorice for Promising Cancer Treatments

A research review into molecular insights of a licorice-derived substance called glycyrrhizin for preventing or treating cancer suggests further research could lead to specific agents for clinical …

Cause of Metastasis in Prostate Cancer Discovered

Prostate cancers remain localized in the majority of cases, giving affected individuals a good chance of survival. However, about 20% of patients develop incurable metastatic prostate cancer, …

MRI Innovation Makes Cancerous Tissue Light Up and Easier to See

A new form of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) that makes cancerous tissue glow in medical images could help doctors more accurately detect and track the progression of cancer over …

Metastatic Prostate Cancer on the Rise Since Decrease in Cancer Screenings

A new study finds that the incidence rate of metastatic prostate cancer has significantly increased for men 45 and older and coincides with recommendations against routine prostate cancer …

New Risk Algorithm Would Improve Screening for Prostate Cancer

Researchers developed an algorithm estimating a person’s risk of developing prostate cancer based on age and the levels of two prostate cancer markers, PSA and hK2 (human kalliknein peptidase). …

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Source link Recent news surrounding prostate cancer has yielded a range of innovative discoveries in treatment and prevention, thanks to research advances. Scientists have identified a new combination of drugs that can be used to treat prostate cancer cells, as well as a gene mutation that can make prostate cancer more aggressive. Additionally, a breakthrough in MRI technology has resulted in improved accuracy for diagnosing the disease.

A recent study published in the journal Oncogene identified two drugs that could be combined to reduce the growth of prostate cancer cells. This discovery was made by studying changes to proteins found in the cells of prostate tumors, which researchers were able to exploit in laboratory settings. This finding could potentially pave the way for new treatments for the disease.

Another area of recent research uncovered a mutation in the gene PTEN, which is responsible for regulating tumor growth. This mutation can make prostate cancer more aggressive and has been found in up to 30% of prostate cancer cases. Scientists are now attempting to develop treatments to target this gene, which could help to reduce the spread of prostate cancer.

Moreover, a study published by the British Journal of Urology International showed that a new MRI technique is significantly more accurate at detecting seven forms of prostate cancer than traditional imaging methods. The new technique capitalizes on deep learning, a form of artificial intelligence, which allows computers to more accurately identify small changes in the enlarged prostate, making diagnosis more accurate and reliable.

As researchers around the world make further strides in understanding and combatting prostate cancer, the prognosis looks increasingly positive. These discoveries demonstrate how researchers are continually pushing the boundaries of prostate cancer research and providing hope for effective treatments and cures for this disease.

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