Measurement of tumor's metabolic activity could help determine prostate cancer prognosis
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  April 4, 2018  
  Prostate Cancer  
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 Measurement of tumor's metabolic activity could help determine prostate cancer prognosisMeasurement of tumor's metabolic activity could help determine prostate cancer prognosis
 
A new approach to analyzing prostate gland tissue may help address a major challenge in treating prostate cancer - determining which tumors are unlikely to progress and which could be life threatening and require treatment.
 
 
 Exercise and diet can help fight side effects of hormone therapy in prostate cancer patientsExercise and diet can help fight side effects of hormone therapy in prostate cancer patients
 
Men on hormone therapy for prostate cancer may benefit significantly from hitting the gym with fellow patients and choosing more veggies and fewer cheeseburgers, a new study suggests.
 
   Researchers working to develop new system for early prostate cancer diagnosisResearchers working to develop new system for early prostate cancer diagnosis
 
Researchers of the Universitat Politècnica de València and the Universidad de Granada, together with doctors from the Hospital Clínic Universitari de València are working on the development of a new system to help diagnose prostate cancer. The work being developed is part of the SICAP project.
 
   Higher-dose RT does not improve survival but reduces recurrence risk for prostate cancer patientsHigher-dose RT does not improve survival but reduces recurrence risk for prostate cancer patients
 
Results of a recent NRG Oncology study, NRG Oncology/RTOG 0126, show that high-dose radiotherapy did not improve survival for men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer but did improve biochemical control and rates of distant metastases, when compared to standard radiotherapy.
 
 Older Americans are hooked on vitamins despite scarce evidence they work
 
Older Americans are hooked on vitamins despite scarce evidence they workWhen she was a young physician, Dr. Martha Gulati noticed that many of her mentors were prescribing vitamin E and folic acid to patients. Preliminary studies in the early 1990s had linked both supplements to a lower risk of heart disease.
 
 
 Atlanta struggles to meet MLK’s legacy on health care
 
Atlanta struggles to meet MLK’s legacy on health careWhile public safety commissioner Bull Connor's police dogs in 1963 attacked civil rights protesters in Birmingham, Ala., leaders in Martin Luther King Jr.'s hometown of Atlanta were burnishing its reputation as "the city too busy to hate."