All posts tagged prostate cancer

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    Non-Invasive Imaging Instead of Repeated Biopsy in Active Monitoring of Prostate Cancer

    A University of Colorado Cancer Center study being presented today at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014 describes a novel method to “manipulate the lipid metabolism in the cancer cell to trick them to use more radiolabeled glucose, the basis of PET scanning.”

Moyed Miften, PhD, and CU Cancer Center colleagues show that mis-positioning of endorectal balloon during prostate cancer radiation may affect treatment success
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SPDEF is a switch, turning on and off the production of E-Cadherin, the loss of which is a prerequisite for prostate cancer metastasis. Image: Flickr/r/dv/rs