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News tagged ‘ProstateCancer’ clear

  • The vaccine, which contained weakened poxviruses genetically programmed to spur an immune system attack on prostate tumor cells, helped patients lived longer than patients who received a placebo vaccine.

Tags: ProstateCancer, TranslationalResearch

  • Analysis finds higher quality of life for men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer who choose ongoing exams over immediate treatment.

Tags: ProstateCancer

  • Deprived of androgen hormones, the receptor finds an alternative genetic pathway to continue growth of prostate cancer cells. An understanding of this behavior could lead to new therapies targeting specific genes.

Tags: BasicResearch, ProstateCancer, Genetics

  • Nine-fold higher pancreatic cancer risk suggests people with this genetic syndrome should be closely monitored.

Tags: ProstateCancer, Genetics

  • A new SU2C and Prostate Cancer Foundation Dream Team, dedicated to advanced prostate cancer research, includes two Dana-Farber researchers among scientists from leading prostate cancer centers in the U.S. and England.

Tags: ProstateCancer

  • Researchers at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center report a small percentage of men in a prostate cancer study complained that their penis seemed shorter following treatment, causing them to regret the type of treatment they chose.

Tags: ProstateCancer, PopulationScience

  • In prostate cancer patients with a certain genetic variant, a high level of selenium in the blood was associated with a two-fold greater risk of poorer outcomes than men with the lowest amounts of selenium.

Tags: BasicResearch, ProstateCancer

  • Researchers from the Broad Institute, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Weill Cornell Medical College have laid bare the full genetic blueprint of multiple prostate tumors, uncovering alterations that have never before been detected and offering a deep view of the genetic missteps that underlie the disease.

Tags: Genomics, ProstateCancer

  • Scientists at Dana-Farber report they have blocked the development of prostate tumors in cancer-prone mice by knocking out a molecular unit they described as a "powerhouse" that drives runaway cell growth.

Tags: BasicResearch, ProstateCancer

  • Dana-Farber scientists have discovered a molecular switch that enables advanced prostate cancers to spread without stimulation by male hormones, a finding that could serve as a treatment target for castration-resistant prostate cancers.

Tags: BasicResearch, ProstateCancer

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