POMx and oxidative stress: defining impact on prostate cancer biology

Many patients have an intense interest in the possible benefits associated with the use of pomegranate extract and pomegranate juice on prevention and management of prostate cancer, and there is limited data on this topic from well-designed studies to date. … READ MORE …

The Thursday news reports: February 27, 2009

In news from sources other than the Genitourinary Cancer Symposium today, we have six reports on:

  • Oxidative stress and the development of prostate cancer
  • A review of PSA kinetics in the diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring of prstate cancer
  • Focal therapy in general and focal cryoablation specifically
  • The relevance of elevated chondroitin sulphate levels and androgen receptor levels to prostate cancer progression … READ MORE …

Additional news reports: Friday, January 16, 2009

In addition to the comments below about review articles on conservative therapy for low-risk, localized disease and eligibility of patients for focal therapy, there are some much more technical reports today on:

  • Appropriate use of differing types of biopsy to predict potential for nerve-sparing surgery
  • The hypothesis that oxidative stress may be related to risk for prostate cancer
  • The role of neuroendocrine cell differentiation in development of prostate cancer … READ MORE …