Items Tagged ‘Refactory/Recurrent Prostate Cancer’

April 28, 2011

Intermittent Hormone Therapy Effective for Prostate Cancer

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For men who experience a PSA recurrence (rise in prostate-specific antigen levels) after radiation therapy for prostate cancer, hormone therapy given intermittently (with breaks) appears to be as effective as hormone therapy given continuously. These results were presented at the 2011 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium. Androgen deprivation therapy is designed to block testosterone from stimulating the […]

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Tags: Prostate Cancer, Refactory/Recurrent Prostate Cancer


October 20, 2008

Body Weight and C-Peptide Levels Associated with Risk of Dying from Prostate Cancer

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Body Weight and C-Peptide Levels Associated with Risk of Dying from Prostate Cancer Excess body weight coupled with a high C-peptide level among men with prostate cancer is associated with an increased risk of death from the disease. These results were recently published in an early online version of the Lancet Oncology. The prostate is […]

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Tags: Early Stage I-II (A-B) Prostate Cancer, Locally Advanced Stage III (C) Prostate Cancer, Metastatic Stage IV (D) Prostate Cancer, Refactory/Recurrent Prostate Cancer, Screening/Prevention Prostate Cancer