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Is tofu safe? Prostate Cancer UK says more research is needed to confirm soya link

Prostate Cancer UK said more research was needed to confirm the link between prostate cancer and tofu.  A US study, published on 8 November in the International Journal of Cancer, claimed men eating foods rich in isoflavones could be at risk of developing prostate cancer – the UK’s most common cancer in males.  Isoflavones are compounds which are derived from ...

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Promising new prostate cancer test developed

An easy to produce prostate cancer tracer, a substance vital for the discovery of cancers, has been developed by King’s College London PhD student Jennifer Young. Known as 68Ga-THP-PSMA, the new tracer, which was developed with support from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London, can ...

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Prostate cancer breakthrough: New treatment could destroy INCURABLE tumours

Prostate cancer in men that was previously thought to be incurable could now be treated. New research has discovered that using a specialised form of radiotherapy could allow them to kill the disease off. A joint study by the Institute of Cancer Research in London and the UK’s leading cancer hospital, the Royal Marsden, revealed that intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) ...

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Prostate cancer breakthrough: THIS finding could pave way for new treatment

However, now scientists believe they have hit upon a major prostate cancer breakthrough. Experts have found bone marrow is a ‘magnet’ for passing prostate cancer cells, which helps them spread outside the prostate. The prostate is a small gland found only in men, which sits behind the bladder. Scientists at the University of York have shown that a protein in ...

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