Archive for March, 2009

Does MS Reduce your Risk of Prostate Cancer?

March 31st, 2009

Multiple sclerosis may lead to lower cancer risk Mon Mar 30, 2009 4:11pm EDT LONDON (Reuters) – People with multiple sclerosis may have a lower risk of cancer, possibly because of lifestyle changes they make after they are diagnosed with the neurological condition, researchers said on Monday. An analysis of the medical records of more […]

Gene-guided Prostate Cancer Treatment?

March 27th, 2009

WASHINGTON – Prostate cancer has been left behind in the race for personalized medicine, but that may be changing:  Doctors are starting to attempt gene-guided treatment for men with advanced disease.It is an approach already offered in treating breast cancer and certain other cancers. The new prostate work is a small initial step at catching […]

PSA tests and other thoughts

March 25th, 2009

Four Years Post Treatment Yesterday I visited my urologist for my 6 month checkup, digital exam, and PSA test. It has been four years since I was diagnosed with prostate cancer and went to Loma Linda University Medical  Center for proton radiation treatment. I know that I have had at least 20 PSA tests since my […]

The Complete Article On Measles Virus as Prostate Cancer Treatment

March 23rd, 2009

Measles Virus May Be Effective Prostate Cancer Treatment ScienceDaily (Jan. 23, 2009) — A new study appearing in The Prostate has found that certain measles virus vaccine strain derivatives, including a strain known as MV-CEA, may prove to be an effective treatment for patients with advanced prostate cancer. The findings show that this type of treatment, […]

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