• US Department of Defense offers three-year grant for UIC study on prostate cancer

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    A new three-year grant totaling nearly $1 million from the U.S. Department of Defense will fund University of Illinois at Chicago research on the gene SELENOF and its role in the development of prostate cancer among black men.
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  • Medicare incurs more than $1.2 billion over prostate cancer care in older men

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    Researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center estimate that screening for and treating prostate cancer in men aged 70 years or older, which is not recommended by national guidelines, cost Medicare more than $1.2 billion over a three year period for each group of men diagnosed in the United States each year.
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