Can stem cell therapy “cure” ED?

Data from eight patients in a small clinical trial have suggested that stem-cell therapy may be able to restore erectile function in men treated for prostate cancer by radical prostatectomy. … READ MORE …

Stem cells from fat and the management of post-surgical incontinence

Credit where credit is due. … Our friends at The Daily Mail in England have actually come up with some prostate cancer-related news worth passing on! … READ MORE …

The potential of the prostate cancer stem cell

We have known since 1994 that the recurrence of some types of cancer can be driven by cancer- specific stem cells (cancerous duplicates of the normal stem cells that we all carry in our bone marrow and our blood stream). Whether this is true of all cancers is definitively not known. … READ MORE …

Of mice, men, prostates, and stem cells

It’s a little hard to know where this piece of news may take us, but apparently scientists at Genentech have managed to grow mouse prostates from adult mouse stem cells. This may be extremely good news for any mouse who had a radical prostatectomy in the past few months. It may take a little longer before it has specific relevance to humans. … READ MORE …