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Study Shows Increased Prostate Cancer Risk from Vitamin E Supplements

October 18, 2011

Study Shows Increased Prostate Cancer Risk from Vitamin E Supplements Dr. J. Kellogg Parsons Men who took 400 international units (I.U.) of vitamin E daily had more prostate cancers compared to men who took a placebo, according to an updated review of data from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer…

Cancer Cells Propagated from Early Prostate Cancer

September 25, 2013

A team of cancer researchers at the University of California, San Diego has identified the existence of precursor cells in early prostate cancers. These cells are resistant to androgen-deprivation therapy, and may drive the subsequent emergence of recurrent or metastatic prostate cancer.

New Treatment Option Available for Men Suffering from Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

July 9, 2018

Physicians at UC San Diego Health are now offering prostate artery embolization as a new treatment option for men with benign prostatic hyperplasia, or an enlarged prostate. The minimally invasive procedure is an alternative to surgery, with no hospital stay, little operative pain and lower cost.

NIH-Funded Study Shows Increased Prostate Cancer Risk from Vitamin E Supplements

October 11, 2011

…international units (I.U.) of vitamin E daily had more prostate cancers compared to men who took a placebo, according to an updated review of data from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention (SELECT) Trial. The results of this update will appear October 12, 2011, in the Journal of the…

New Prostate Biopsy Procedure Reduces Risk, Improves Accuracy

April 25, 2023

New UC San Diego Health transperineal prostate biopsy procedure now offered in clinic setting.

Combined Chemotherapy and Immunotherapy Shows Promise for Advanced Prostate Cancers

April 29, 2015

…and the immune cells it activates — to destroy prostate tumors. This novel combination therapy, termed chemoimmunotherapy, achieved near complete remission in mouse models of advanced prostate cancer. The study is published April 29 in Nature.

Men Taking Medications for Enlarged Prostate Face Delays in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

May 6, 2019

University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers report that men treated with medications for benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate) experienced a two-year delay in diagnosis of their prostate cancer and were twice as likely to have advanced disease upon diagnosis.

Breakfast with Champions to Benefit Prostate Cancer Research Feb. 22

February 7, 2013

…its first-ever fundraiser for prostate cancer research, “Breakfast with Champions,” on Friday, Feb. 22 at the La Jolla Country Club. The event will feature Pro Football Hall of Famers and prostate cancer survivors Mike Haynes and Deacon Jones who will discuss their experiences as champions, both on and off the…

Patients with Gastrointestinal Tumors at Higher Risk of Other Cancers

May 1, 2015

…temporal relationship between gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) and other cancers. The results, published by Cancer on April 30, indicate that one in 5.8 patients with GIST will develop additional malignancies before and after their diagnosis.

Active Surveillance Safe for African Americans with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

November 3, 2020

Researchers with UC San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center say active surveillance is safe for African American men with low-risk prostate cancer.

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