• Study identifies a genetic driver of deadly prostate cancer

    14 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    A new study has identified a novel molecular driver of lethal prostate cancer, along with a molecule that could be used to attack it. The findings were made in laboratory mice. If confirmed in humans, they could lead to more effective ways to control certain aggressive types of prostate cancer.
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  • Large study of black men with prostate cancer to look beyond genetics

    14 days ago - By Healio

    Researchers at Keck School of Medicine of USC are leading a $26.5 million effort to conduct the first large-scale study of black men with prostate cancer.
    “Not only are African-American men twice as likely to develop prostate cancer, but they are more likely to have an aggressive, more lethal form of the disease, and we do not know why,” Christopher Haiman, ScD, professor of preventive medicine at Keck School of Medicine, said in a press release. “It is a health disparity that needs to be addressed. Considerable money, time and effort have gone into studies in men of European
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