Prostate cancer cells gain unnatural ability to change shape and spread
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  August 16, 2017  
  Prostate Cancer  
  The latest prostate cancer news from News Medical  
 Prostate cancer cells gain unnatural ability to change shape and spreadProstate cancer cells gain unnatural ability to change shape and spread
 
Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists report they have discovered a biochemical process that gives prostate cancer cells the almost unnatural ability to change their shape, squeeze into other organs and take root in other parts of the body.
 
 
 Mayo Clinic researchers discover new cause of treatment resistance in prostate cancerMayo Clinic researchers discover new cause of treatment resistance in prostate cancer
 
Mayo Clinic researchers have identified a new cause of treatment resistance in prostate cancer. Their discovery also suggests ways to improve prostate cancer therapy. The findings appear in Nature Medicine.
 
   Researchers demonstrate potential of new PET tracer for imaging prostate cancerResearchers demonstrate potential of new PET tracer for imaging prostate cancer
 
In the featured translational article in the August issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medicine, researchers at the University of Michigan demonstrate the potential of a new PET tracer, Carbon-11 labeled sarcosine (11C-sarcosine), for imaging prostate cancer, and set the stage for its possible use in monitoring other cancers.
 
   SNMMI recognizes contributions to nuclear medicine and molecular imaging at 2017 annual meetingSNMMI recognizes contributions to nuclear medicine and molecular imaging at 2017 annual meeting
 
The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI), an international scientific and medical organization, recognized contributions to the field of nuclear medicine and molecular imaging during its 2017 Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado. Several awards ceremonies were held to recognize the valuable role SNMMI members play in advancing the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease, cancer and neurological conditions.
 
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 Cancer treatment with alternative medicine can double risk of dying: Study finds
 
Cancer treatment with alternative medicine can double risk of dying: Study findsA new study has found that patients who choose cancer treatment with alternative medicine more than double the risk of dying in five years compared to those who chose conventional cancer treatment for the treatable cancers. The study is published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.