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JUNE 10: WASHINGTON POST: A growing number of traditionally trained physicians practice “integrative medicine”: conventional medical care that incorporates strategies such as acupuncture, reiki and herbal remedies. READ MORE> and HERE>

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JUNE 5: EUREK ALERT:  An over-the-counter prostate cancer test kit could be coming to a pharmacy near you, thanks to the collaborative work of a University of Central Florida chemist and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Orlando researchers. READ MORE>

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MAY 31: CANCER.COM:  Some newer research reveals that green tea might help prevent the spread of prostate cancer. Specifically the phytochemicals found in green tea, called polyphenols attack the growth factors and protiens interupting the growth processes of tumors, resulting in preventing them from spreading to other organs of the body. READ MORE>

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MAY 29: MIRROR.CO.UK:  As many as 10,000 (UK) men a year are killed by prostate cancer, making it Britain’s most common – and deadly – male cancer. Now scientists believe they’ve found a drug – abiraterone – capable of treating this lethal form of the disease and shrinking tumours in up to three-quarters of cases. READ MORE>

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MAY 28: NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFO-LINK: At what age would one need to start wearing amber glasses or avoiding blue-free light bulbs to lower one’s prostate cancer risk? READ MORE>

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MAY 28: NEW JERSEY BUSINESS NEWS: Cougar Biotechnology, the developer of cancer medicines that Johnson & Johnson agreed to buy last week, said its lead experimental drug worked against prostate tumours in a company-sponsored study. READ MORE>

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MAY 26: TOP CANCER NEWS:  A cancer researcher says some metabolites indicate not only the presence of prostate cancer, but its aggressiveness. READ MORE>

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MAY 25: NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFO-LINK:  There is some media buzz around publication of the results of a Phase I trial of Zyflamend, a commercially available herbal concoction.  However, this information is not particularly new. READ MORE>

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MAY 21: NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFO-LINK:  Comment on this week’s reports of a UK “three-minute” prostate cancer risk test: “This research, it should be noted, is in a very early stage,” says Mike Scott.  “It would need to be extensively validated before we can be sure that this is the case.” READ MORE>

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MAY 18: BUSINESS ETHICS & PRACTICE:  Based on a small study, US researchers say that comprehensive lifestyle changes, including a better diet and more exercise, can quickly cause dramatic changes at the genetic level. As expected, they lost weight, lowered their blood pressure and saw other health improvements. But the “before” and “after” prostate biopsies were startling. READ MORE>

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