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URO TODAY: Mice fed a diet enriched with 10% tomato powder – from heat-processed paste from whole cherry tomatoes (including seeds and skins) – showed a dramatic rise in prostate cancer survival. READ MORE>

This diet significantly increased overall survival rate (from 11% to 67%)…

Biochemical data disclosed an increase in serum antioxidant activity, and a reduction of serum inflammation/angiogenesis biomarkers of particular importance in prostate carcinogenesis.

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NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFOLINK:  Is more better when it comes to the number of samples taken in a prostate biopsy? Not according to new research. READ MORE>

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NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFOLINK: Enhanced ultrasound imaging – read colour – may give better diagnostic results for prostate cancer, a new study shows. READ MORE>

A new review by Trabulsi et al., just published on line in Urology, seems to endorse this viewpoint in one of the major urology journals. (We think for the first time).

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PROSTABLOG NZ: Does ginseng cure prostate cancer? Does any natural remedy? If you want to research such questions, here’s a useful web article on SciAnswers.com giving some guidelines: READ MORE>

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BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK: A US company will next month report the results of its study of abiraterone acetate plus prednisone for the treatment of patients with metastatic advanced prostate cancer, also called castration-resistant prostate cancer. READ MORE>

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URO TODAY: Israeli scientists have demonstrated that hyper-sensitive sensors used on people’s breath can detect cancer, including what type it is. READ MORE>

This follows up earlier research which found dogs have the same ability.

The results showed that the nano-sensor array could differentiate between ‘healthy’ and ‘cancerous’ breath, and, furthermore, between the breath of patients having different cancer types.

The reported results could lead to the development of an inexpensive, easy-to-use, portable, non-invasive tool that overcomes many of the deficiencies associated with the currently available diagnostic methods for cancer.

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URO TODAY: Men having a biopsy for prostate cancer need to be warned that it will temporarily affect urination and may also have an impact on erectile function, a German study says. READ MORE>

Prostate biopsy causes impaired voiding (of the bladder).

Saturation (20-core) prostate biopsy and periprostatic nerve block seem to have a lasting impact on voiding function.

Erectile function is transiently affected by prostate biopsy regardless of periprostatic nerve block and the number of cores.

Patients who undergo prostate biopsy must be informed about these side effects.

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