All posts tagged prostate cancer

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    Finally: A Missing Link Between Vitamin D and Prostate Cancer

    A University of Colorado Cancer Center study recently published in the journal Prostate offers compelling evidence that inflammation may be the link between Vitamin D and prostate cancer. Specifically, the study shows that the gene GDF-15, known to be upregulated by Vitamin D, is notably absent in samples of human prostate cancer driven by inflammation.

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