Gene expression signatures, immune response, and prostate cancer prognosis

A collaborative study from investigators at several major cancer research centers has suggested that “gene expression signatures implicating specific components of the immune response” may provide better prognostic information for patients with prostate cancer than currently available data such as stage and grade. … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news reports: Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Today’s news reports cover items on:

  • The feasibility of gene expression analysis and prostate cancer prognosis
  • The potential of color Döppler ultrasound to assess prostate cancer risk
  • Radical perineal prostatectomy and quality of life in Japanese patients
  • Outcomes and satisfaction with treatment among patients < 65 years of age
  • LHRH agonist therapy and cognitive dysfunction … READ MORE …

The Tuesday news reports: January 13, 2008

In addition to the comentary on outcomes of radical prostatectomy in men of 70 years and older, there are four reports in today’s news, addressing:

  • Garlic as a dietary component that prevents cancer
  • How “knock down” of androgen receptor expression and PCPH expression may potentially impact prostate cancer treatment
  • The clinical impact of discordant post-biopsy and post-Gleason scores on outcomes in men being treated with surgery. … READ MORE …