BPA levels in urine and risk for prostate cancer — is the association “real”?

A small study published this week in the journal PLoS One this week has provided further evidence of the possibility that significant exposure to the toxic chemical bisphenol A may be associated with heightened risk for a diagnosis of prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

BPA, prostate cancer, mice, and men

According to a media release issued by the University of Illinois at Chicago, a research group at that institution has just published data suggesting that exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) can increase risk for prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Another reason to ban the use of BPA?

According to a study presented at the recent meeting of the Endocrine Society in San Francisco, early exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) increases risk for subsequent cancer in animal models of human prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news reports: Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Today’s news reports cover such items as:

  • Identification of prostate cancer cells in urine
  • Prognosis after radiation therapy
  • The effect of bisphenol A on prostate cancer therapy
  • The appropriateness of primary androgen deprivation for localized prostate cancer
  • Data from clinical trials of Phase II clinical trial of docetaxel + samarium-153 lexidronam and cyclophosphamide + dexamethasone in late stage disease … READ MORE …