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Why More Blacks Die of Prostate Cancer?

In a telephonic survey of 1,171 prostrate cancer patients, researchers were surprised to note that Black men were more concerned about the impact and cost compared to white men, thus resulting in more Blacks die of prostate cancer than the whites. The survey results, presented on Monday, June 5, 2017 at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, ...

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Omega-3 fatty acids may help cancer patients, but risk of prostate cancer looms

Using omega-3 fatty acids in anti-tumor medications may improve cancer treatment said a new study by researchers at the University Hospitals of Leicester in the United Kingdom, notwithstanding the fact that a year ago another study linked these acids to an increased risk of prostate cancer. The study, published in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN), examined 50 ...

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In Praise of Green Tea that Cuts Down Prostate Cancer Risk

In a boost to Japan and green tea lovers around the world, a new study has revealed that the componenet ‘catechins’ in green tea may help reduce development of prostate cancer in men. Led by Indian-origin researcher Nagi Kumar of Moffitt Cancer Center, the team of researchers found that it is helpful in men who have premalignant lesions and prone ...

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Dogs Sniff Out to Diagnose Prostate Cancer with 98% Accuracy

When trained properly, the German shepherd dogs can sniff out the chemicals linked to prostate cancer from urine samples with 98 percent accuracy, said new research. The findings of the study, carried out by a team from Italy’s Humanitas Clinical and Research Centre in Milan and other institutes, were published in the Journal of Urology. The team used two female ...

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Vitamin D Can Reverse Initial Stage Prostate Cancer: Study

Vitamin D can slow down or even reverse the initial prostate cancer or tumours without the requirement for surgery or radiation, says new research. While the researchers are not sure at this stage about the connection, they said vitamin D can at least slow down the multiplying nature of the tumour, which is crucial in initial stage prostate cancer. In ...

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Producer Ramanaidu Passes Away, Aged 79

Renowned Telugu producer D. Ramanaidu, who holds the record of producing films in the maximum number of Indian languages, died in Hyderabad on Wednesday, aged 79. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma Bhushan awardee was suffering from prostate cancer for sometime now. “Ramanaidu, who was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, passed away at a private hospital. His body is ...

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Ramanaidu suffering from prostate cancer

Telugu film industry icon and producer D. Ramanaidu, 79, is suffering from prostate cancer and is undergoing treatment, said actor Rajasekar, who is also a doctor by profession. Ramanaidu has been undergoing treatment for over the last few months and the doctor-actor said Ramanaidu’s condition is “not bad”…”It’s not good either. He’s reached a point where he has to be medically dependent ...

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Prostate Cancer: New Non-Invasive Technique Helps to Pin-point Smaller Tumours Too

A new non-invasive imaging technique to detect the severity of prostate tumour was found by scientists to help doctors in zeroing in on suitable and appropriate treatment. The new approach, called restriction spectrum imaging-MRI or RSI-MRI, incorporates the features of an imaging technique called diffusion MRI that measures the diffusion of water and has been a standard imaging technique in the brain. ...

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Novel Imaging Technique to Improve Prostate Biopsy Detection

The severity of prostate cancer, which was the leading cause of newly diagnosed cancers in men and the second leading cause of cancer death in men last year, can be detected with a non-invasive imaging that would help doctors in the precise and effective determination of appropriate treatment. The current standard of care for detecting and diagnosing prostate cancer is ...

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Drug for HIV also checks spread of prostate cancer: study

Maraviroc, an HIV drug that is approved by FDA and used in treatment of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) targeting a specific protein involved in the immune system has potential to block the spread of prostate cancer cells to bones, which is lethal, said a new research. Although prostate cancer can be successfully treated in many men, its spread to the ...

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Selenium found in garlic, broccoli may speed up cancer recovery: New study

Researcher have found that garlic and broccoli help improving treatment against cancers, especially melanoma and prostate cancer by slowing down the body immune system’s over-response. The team from the University of Copenhagen have found that selenium, naturally found in garlic and broccoli, is the main ingredient which helps the process. Melanoma, prostate cancer and certain types of leukaemia often weaken ...

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Health Byte: Consuming Walnuts Daily Curbs Prostate Cancer Growth

The University of California-Davis researchers say walnuts or its oil could significantly slow down the growth of prostate cancer, not merely because of its omega-3 but due to the fat content. It was already reported in many research findings that consuming walnut oil helps blood vessel functioning with good cholesterol and removing the bad cholesterol from the body and may help ...

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Balded Men Prone to Prostate Cancer? Study Says So

Baldness may mean many things to one’s body and one of them is directly related to prostate cancer found in men with male pattern baldness, says a study that found an association between male pattern baldness and aggressive prostate cancer, though it did not prove the real cause and how it affects. “It is conceivable that, in the future, male ...

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