Researching Prostate Cancer

In the United States, prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer among men, second only to lung cancer in the number of deaths it causes. The likelihood of a man developing prostate cancer at some point in his life is high–about 16 percent. Each year, 200,000 American men are diagnosed with prostate cancer and 27,000 die from it. Because so many prostate tumors are slow growing, however, survival rates are excellent when this form of cancer is detected early. Investigators at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Peter Nelson Lab are working to uncover how prostate cancer... 

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Bielas, Mostaghel secure three-year funding for prostate-cancer research

Bielas, Mostaghel secure three-year funding for prostate-cancer research

Drs. Elahe Mostaghel and Jason Bielas recently received New Investigator Awards from the Department of Defense‚Äôs Prostate Cancer... 

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Dr. Nelson to lead Canary Foundation’s Prostate Consortium

Dr. Nelson to lead Canary Foundation’s Prostate Consortium

Researchers at the Hutchinson Center have a lead role in a new public/private partnership to create the first systematic surveillance... 

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Hutchinson Center researchers gaining ground in fight against prostate cancer

Hutchinson Center researchers gaining ground in fight against prostate cancer

Prostate Gland Adenocarcinoma From promising new medications and imaging techniques to improved understanding of molecular features... 

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Prostate gland may be capable of buffering negative effects of TRT

Prostate gland may be capable of buffering negative effects of TRT

In 1966, investigators at the University of Chicago won a Nobel Prize for their research on the relationship between male sex hormones,... 

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