Navigation Links
Hormone refractory prostate cancers more likely to spread to other organs
Date:2/20/2008

ally, doctors dont like to use hormone treatment which stops the production of testosterone - early on in the treatment of prostate cancer because of the harsh side effects, which can include hot flashes, osteoporosis and sexual dysfunction. In the past, doctors have waited until the cancer spread to prescribe hormone therapy, Reiter said.

This study may provide additional scientific rationale to support the recent trend that giving hormone treatment early on is better than waiting, Reiter said. Early hormone treatment in this group of men might allow them to live longer. High levels of androgen receptor in the primary tumor might also predict which cancers are more likely to spread despite initial surgery or radiation.

This strategy could be particularly effective in high risk men, those with large primary tumors, high Gleason scores and those that have lymph node involvement at diagnosis.

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the United States. This year alone, more than 218,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. About 27,000 men will die from the disease.

Reiter and his team will next seek to understand the mechanism by which androgen receptor overexpression is causing the cancer to spread. If they can uncover the mechanism, they might find new and better targets for drug therapy in addition to targeting the androgen receptor.


'/>"/>

Contact: Kim Irwin
kirwin@mednet.ucla.edu
310-206-2805
University of California - Los Angeles
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Newly discovered role of thyroid hormone during pregnancy
2. Stress hormone impacts memory, learning in diabetic rodents
3. Moving beyond tamoxifen: Drug discovery and the future of selective hormone receptor modulators
4. Diabetes, Growth Disorders Drive Sales of Pediatric Hormone Drugs
5. Sex Hormones Dont Seem to Affect Prostate Cancer Risk
6. Hormone Therapy Only Helps Some Older Men With Prostate Cancer
7. FDA Warns Against Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy
8. FDA Asserts New Policy to Restrict Womens Access to Bioidentical Hormones
9. Just 4 months of hormone therapy can delay prostate cancer growth by up to 8 years
10. Aspirin, Hormone Therapy Combo Can Shorten Lives of Prostate Cancer Patients
11. Hormone may be new drug target for preventing lymphedema, tumor spread
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... Hernia repairs have always been common and routine ... by the National Center for Health Statistics indicates that more than five million ... reported annually. While the only effective treatment for a hernia is surgery, only about ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... ... 2015 , ... ITW Dynatec, along with Zip-Pak and Valeron, ... responsible for driving growth and innovation across ITW Dynatec’s worldwide customer base and ... effective leader within the ITW community speaks for itself. We are delighted to ...
(Date:7/28/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... Meet a Millionaire, the premier ... evolved into a world class millionaires club, according to the site’s founders. Unlike ... attractive people seeking real, meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships and provide a first ...
(Date:7/28/2015)... ... July 29, 2015 , ... The National ... 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized ... networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 700,000 members and over ...
(Date:7/28/2015)... ... ... Every July, since 2007, about 25 pediatric pulmonary hypertension (PH) patients experience ... They go to summer camp. , PH is incurable and life threatening, as it ... hard to get blood through arteries in the lungs narrowed by the disease. Without ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:National Statistics Reflect NCMA General Surgery Physicians Findings: Hernia Patients Who Seek Treatment Promptly are More Likely to Enjoy a Quick Recovery 2Health News:National Statistics Reflect NCMA General Surgery Physicians Findings: Hernia Patients Who Seek Treatment Promptly are More Likely to Enjoy a Quick Recovery 3Health News:Gina Powers Named Vice President & General Manager of ITW Dynatec 2Health News:Gina Powers Named Vice President & General Manager of ITW Dynatec 3Health News:Meet a Millionaire Announces It’s Not a Sugar Daddy Site, It’s a True Millionaires Club 2Health News:National Association of Professional Women Inducts Susan Bentley, Owner of Women's Wellness Options, Into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle 2Health News:Special Summer Camp Gives Pulmonary Hypertension Patients Experiences Typically Out of Reach for Kids with their Condition 2Health News:Special Summer Camp Gives Pulmonary Hypertension Patients Experiences Typically Out of Reach for Kids with their Condition 3
... SAN DIEGO, Nov. 10 After two ... medicine, mind-body physiology,nutrition, and holistic clinical care, ... of credentials the completion of a prestigious ... Launched in 2000 by,internationally-recognized integrative medicine pioneer ...
... redefining the function of,pharmaceutical procurement and preparing ... LONDON, Nov. 10 In these ... their business,models. The need for highly competitive ... of directors are turning to procurement divisions ...
... savings of $6 million in early tenure turnover costs. , ... ... , the global leader in workforce planning, reporting and analytics solutions, ... its member client WellPoint, Inc.,s workforce analytics program. Through in-depth ...
... response to a recent press release put out by ... in regard to the wording of the headline which ... the phrase: "Doing Deaf Differently." The Deaf Bilingual Coalition, ... of American Sign Language and ASL-English bilingualism on Friday, ...
... with a significant increase in newer technologies, according to a new study ... setting over a substantial time period. , ... (Vocus) November 10, 2008 ... with a significant increase in newer technologies, according to a new study ...
... during cooler months, WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 "Home fire ... to make this year,s cold,months safer than last years -- ... to the USFA, during the "home fire season" of,October 2007 ... number of fatal,home fires and a 67% increase in the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Andrew Weil's Integrative Medicine Program Bestows Honors on Chopra Center's Director of Women's Health: Valencia Porter, M.D. receives Integrative Medicine Fellowship 2Health News:CPhI Conferences to Present Pharma Procurement Leadership Summit on December 10, 2008 in London 2Health News:Infohrm Member Client Saves Millions of Dollars Through Workforce Analytics 2Health News:Infohrm Member Client Saves Millions of Dollars Through Workforce Analytics 3Health News:The Deaf Bilingual Coalition responds to HEAR Indiana and "Doing Deaf Differently" 2Health News:The Deaf Bilingual Coalition responds to HEAR Indiana and "Doing Deaf Differently" 3Health News:The Deaf Bilingual Coalition responds to HEAR Indiana and "Doing Deaf Differently" 4Health News:The Deaf Bilingual Coalition responds to HEAR Indiana and "Doing Deaf Differently" 5Health News:Study Finds Rise in Rate of Diagnostic Imaging in Managed Care 2Health News:Study Finds Rise in Rate of Diagnostic Imaging in Managed Care 3Health News:U.S. Fire Administration Seeks a Safer 'Home Fire Season' 2Health News:U.S. Fire Administration Seeks a Safer 'Home Fire Season' 3
(Date:7/28/2015)... 21, 2015 Research ... addition of the "Craniomaxillofacial Implants Market - ... Forecast 2014 - 2022" report to their ... implants market studies the current and future prospects ... gaining popularity in the global market due to ...
(Date:7/28/2015)... CHICAGO , July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... the Interactive Customer Experience Association recognized 15 ... and mobile, as applied across multiple vertical ... Self-Service Healthcare Deployment Award for its success ... Tablet. ContextMedia:Health, the leading ...
(Date:7/28/2015)... July 28, 2015  Leaf Healthcare releases white ... ulcers place on the healthcare system . ... to modern quality healthcare. Research by the U.S. ... Healthcare Research and Quality shows that pressure ulcers ... billion a year. The condition is both excruciatingly ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Craniomaxillofacial Implants (Plate and Screw Fixator Systems, Bone Graft Substitutes, Distraction Systems, and TMJ Replacement Devices) Market Analysis 2014-2022 2ContextMedia:Health Receives Top Award at the ICX Association Excellence Awards 2Impact of Pressure Ulcers on Patient Care: Leaf Healthcare Releases White Paper on the Healthcare Burden of Pressure Ulcers 2Impact of Pressure Ulcers on Patient Care: Leaf Healthcare Releases White Paper on the Healthcare Burden of Pressure Ulcers 3
... offered as 1-piece or modular, in regular ... may be customized with handles of choice ... and flush ports. Many standard patterns are ... affect delivery times. , Please Note: ...
... special order products are offered as 1-piece ... lengths. The modular instruments may be customized ... such as ratchets, insulation and flush ports. ... stock. Customer specifications may affect delivery times. ...
... offered as 1-piece or modular, in regular ... may be customized with handles of choice ... and flush ports. Many standard patterns are ... affect delivery times. , Please Note: ...
... Many special order products are offered ... extra long lengths. The modular instruments may ... other options such as ratchets, insulation and ... from Mediflex stock. Customer specifications may affect ...
Medicine Products: