Mushroom-supplemented soybeam extract and advanced prostate cancer (in mice, not yet in man)

According to a media release issued by the University of California Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center in Sacramento earlier today, “Mushroom-supplemented soybean extract shows therapeutic promise for advanced prostate cancer.” … READ MORE …

The genistein saga — all data and no (good) results

The idea that the soy isoflavone known as genistein might prove to be a non-toxic therapeutic agent for the prevention and/or treatment of prostate cancer has now been around for so long that the idea appears to have become a perceived truth in some quarters. … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news reports: Saturday, May 16, 2009

Today’s news reports cover such matters as:

  • Genistein as a prostate cancer stimulating agent
  • Molecular characterization of advanced prostate cancers
  • Imaging technology and focal therapy … READ MORE …

The Tuesday news report: January 20, 2009

Today’s inauguration day (here in the USA) news reports address:

  • Obesity and prostate cancer screening PSA levels
  • The possible association of bone mineral density with prostate cancer risk in older men
  • Soy, genistein, and the inhibition of prostaglandins
  • Pathologic prostate specimen weight and perioperative outcomes in LRP … READ MORE …