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Newly Discovered Protein Inhibits Tumour Growth

Scientists have discovered a new protein which inhibits prostate tumour growth even in advanced stages. The efficacy of the protein lies in triggering the body’s immune response to prostate cancer. The breakthrough paves the way for the development of new and improved vaccines for late stages of prostate cancer.   The new protein, prostatic acid…

“My Husband got Prostate Cancer”…

An interesting article dealing with the different reactions of the patient and spouse dealing with the diagnosis and treatment: Source: http://www.kristenbrakeman.com When my husband came home from the doctor with the news that he needed a biopsy to rule out prostate cancer, I was instantly worried. Not about the test coming back positive, rather about him…

Prostate Cancer Campaign Ahead

The Government has unveiled plans for a nationwide prostate cancer awareness programme – one of the first in the world – that aims to see men getting diagnosed sooner and improving the rate of survival. Men are being urged to pick up a new booklet from their GP and complete a checklist of symptoms. It…

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Reclaiming a sex life after prostate cancer

Four years ago, when journalist and screenwriter Don Truckey found out he was among the approximately 24,000 Canadian men diagnosed with prostate cancer each year, he did what all cancer patients do: He started fighting for his life. It would be a tough climb to reclaim his sex life, too. Depending on the extent of…