Tag Archives: prostate cancer

Why More Blacks Die of Prostate Cancer?

In a telephonic survey of 1,171 prostrate cancer patients, researchers were surprised to note that Black men were more concerned about the impact and cost compared to white men, thus resulting in more Blacks die of prostate cancer than the whites. The survey results, presented on Monday, June 5, 2017 at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, ...

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Omega-3 fatty acids may help cancer patients, but risk of prostate cancer looms

Using omega-3 fatty acids in anti-tumor medications may improve cancer treatment said a new study by researchers at the University Hospitals of Leicester in the United Kingdom, notwithstanding the fact that a year ago another study linked these acids to an increased risk of prostate cancer. The study, published in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN), examined 50 ...

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Producer Ramanaidu Passes Away, Aged 79

Renowned Telugu producer D. Ramanaidu, who holds the record of producing films in the maximum number of Indian languages, died in Hyderabad on Wednesday, aged 79. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award winner and Padma Bhushan awardee was suffering from prostate cancer for sometime now. “Ramanaidu, who was undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, passed away at a private hospital. His body is ...

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Ramanaidu suffering from prostate cancer

Telugu film industry icon and producer D. Ramanaidu, 79, is suffering from prostate cancer and is undergoing treatment, said actor Rajasekar, who is also a doctor by profession. Ramanaidu has been undergoing treatment for over the last few months and the doctor-actor said Ramanaidu’s condition is “not bad”…”It’s not good either. He’s reached a point where he has to be medically dependent ...

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Prostate Cancer: New Non-Invasive Technique Helps to Pin-point Smaller Tumours Too

A new non-invasive imaging technique to detect the severity of prostate tumour was found by scientists to help doctors in zeroing in on suitable and appropriate treatment. The new approach, called restriction spectrum imaging-MRI or RSI-MRI, incorporates the features of an imaging technique called diffusion MRI that measures the diffusion of water and has been a standard imaging technique in the brain. ...

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Novel Imaging Technique to Improve Prostate Biopsy Detection

The severity of prostate cancer, which was the leading cause of newly diagnosed cancers in men and the second leading cause of cancer death in men last year, can be detected with a non-invasive imaging that would help doctors in the precise and effective determination of appropriate treatment. The current standard of care for detecting and diagnosing prostate cancer is ...

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