Data just published in the journal Nature suggest that an engineered oncolytic virus called JX-594 selectively targeted and destroyed cancer cells in patients without significantly affecting healthy tissue. More information is available in a media release from Jennerex, the developer of JX-594. The article in Nature (by Brietbach et al.) — and the media release — prostatecancerinfolink.net
In a newly published paper in the journal Integrative Cancer Therapies, the authors report high use of vitamins and supplements among undiagnosed men with a brother who has previously been diagnosed with prostate cancer. But the key question is whether this behavior actually has any beneficial impact on the prevention of prostate cancer. We know that prostatecancerinfolink.net
There has been considerable interest in yesterday’s news item about JX-594 and its potential applicability to the treatment of prostate cancer, so we have done a little more homework. At this time, it appears that the primary future focus on clinical research into the utility of JX-594 will be in the management of liver cancer prostatecancerinfolink.net
New data from a research team at Stanford University in California have further confirmed the effect of “heavy” smoking on the diagnosis of men with prostate cancer. Although there are no clear data to demonstrate that — on its own — smoking is a basic risk factor for prostate cancer, it is becoming increasingly clear that prostatecancerinfolink.net
Over the years there have been many reports associating intake of cruciferous vegetables, tomato sauce, and legumes with a reduction in risk for advanced prostate cancer. However, definitive clinical data are still few and far between. Richman et al. used data from the Cancer of the Prostate Strategic Urologic Research Endeavor (CaPSURE) registry in an attempt to assess prostatecancerinfolink.net
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