Posts Tagged ‘Guardian’

GUARDIAN: Scientists working on prostate cancer have found evidence that the most aggressive forms of the disease may be caused by a virus. READ MORE>

A team of US researchers found traces of virus inside fast-growing prostate tumours, suggesting it could play a role in the development of the cancer.

The virus, known as XMRV (xenotropic murine leukaemia virus-related virus), is known to cause leukaemia and tumours in animals, but has never been proved to cause cancer in humans.

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GUARDIAN: “My brothers in malignancy have shared their experiences with generous candour,” writes globally known media blogger Jeff Jarvis in his new Guardian prostate cancer column. READ MORE>

I even inspired a few of them to blog their own stories. They joined me in urging men to have the PSA blood test that revealed my cancer.

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