Prostate Cancer News
Study of prostate cancer in African-American men recruiting Aug 27, 2019 Researchers are trying to find out why one in six African-American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, and why they are twice as likely as white men to die from it.
Getting hairy for a cause Nov 7, 2018 If it looks like men are not shaving in November, they may actually be participating in No-Shave November or Movember, two campaigns that put the focus on men’s health issues.
Grant supports research into racial, ethnic health disparities Oct 3, 2018 The National Cancer Institute has awarded $6.3 million dollars Baylor researchers to create new tools to help researchers to better understand the biological causes behind racial and ethnic health disparities in prostate and breast cancers.
African-American men needed for prostate cancer study Jul 20, 2018 Baylor College of Medicine is involved in a study to better understand why African American men with prostate cancer are at a higher risk for developing more aggressive forms of the disease.
Study examines battlefield chemicals, prostate cancer link Nov 7, 2017 The link between exposure to battlefield chemicals and prostate cancer in veterans is not well understood, but researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are hoping to change that.
CPRIT awards $13M for prevention, research, recruitment Aug 18, 2017 Researchers in the NCI-designated Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center have received $13,107,956 from CPRIT for six new grants.
Serendipitous finding leads scientists to propose new mechanism to explain benign prostatic hyperplasia Sep 1, 2016 Researchers suggest strategies to improve the response to androgen-targeting therapies, which are usually used to treat prostate cancer and benign prostatic hyperplasia.
President Obama names Margaret Spitz to National Cancer Advisory Board Aug 12, 2016 Renowned expert in molecular epidemiology Dr. Margaret Spitz to advocate for cancer prevention and health disparities on the National Cancer Advisory Board.
Mouse model shows that Notch activation can drive metastatic prostate cancer Jun 13, 2016 Researchers find that in mouse models, Notch signaling promotes the ability of tumors to spread to other organs.
Differences in metabolism between androgen-dependent and castration resistant prostate cancer may lead to new therapies May 19, 2016 Researchers have determined that castration resistant prostate cancer has particular metabolic characteristics that may open new possibilities for treatment.