Can biomarkers in semen accurately detect prostate cancer risk?

According to a research letter accepted for publication in the journal Endocrine-Related Cancer, a group of Australian researchers are suggesting that prostate cancer-specific biomarkers may be identifiable in male semen. … READ MORE …

Prostate cancer news reports: Friday, June 19, 2009

In today’s news reports we include items on:

  • ETS gene fusions and their future in the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer
  • Outcomes after different types of radiotherapy
  • Micro-RNAs and late stage prostate cancer … READ MORE …

What’s a micro RNA … and what’s it got to do with prostate cancer?

Since (after yesterday’s glut) there appear to be no new news reports for the weekend, we thought it might be useful to offer a little education on so-called “micro RNAs” and their potential roles in prostate cancer. … READ MORE …