In the 1980s, when Larry Clark and colleagues assigned 1,300 people to take either 200 micrograms of selenium or a placebo every day, no one suspected that selenium might prevent prostate cancer
GTx is developing ACAPODENE[R] (toremifene citrate), a selective estrogen receptor modulator, or SERM, in two separate clinical programs in men: first, a pivotal Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of serious side effects of androgen deprivation therapy for advanced prostate cancer
, and second, a pivotal Phase III clinical trial for the prevention of prostate cancer
in high risk men with high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia, or PIN.
The American Cancer Society advises men to talk to their doctors about prostate cancer
beginning at age 50, and at age 45 for African-American men or men whose fathers or other male relatives have had the disease.
To see if what happened to those men wasn't just a coincidence, Fair and his co-workers injected human prostate cancer
cells into mice on diets that got 40, 30, 20, 11, or 2 percent of their calories from fat.
Phase I Evaluation of Abiraterone Acetate (CB7630), a 17 Alpha Hydroxylase/C17,20-Lyase Inhibitor in Androgen Independent Prostate Cancer
The new data strengthen the link between farm chemicals and prostate cancer
, says Parent.
Men in the United States, for example, eat large amounts of animal fat and have high death rates from prostate cancer
PROSTASCINT is indicated as a diagnostic imaging agent in newly diagnosed patients with biopsy-proven prostate cancer
, thought to be clinically localized after standard diagnostic evaluation and who are thought to be at high risk for pelvic lymph node metastases.
Silverman has investigated RNase L for most of his careen Last year, he got an unexpected phone call from a group of geneticists who had been tracking down a hereditary prostate cancer
gene on chromosome 1 since 1996.
The book's message is that men need to take action because prostate cancer
is a time bomb.
As a result of the Company's awareness efforts, calls to the TheraSeed([R]) Prostate Cancer
Information Center increased by up to 2,000 percent over typical volumes in the broadcast markets.
This summer, prostate cancer
forced New York City Mayor Rudolph W.