Tag: "testicular" at medical news
A new look at genes that cause testicular cancer
... mechanisms contributing to this startling rise in testicular
cancer thanks to $625,000 of additional support fr...y of genes most commonly affected in patients with testicular
cancer we found that 76% of these key susceptibility genes are active during the critical phase deve...
Three NYU faculty named to the National Academy of Sciences
...undation for understanding the potential causes of testicular
germ-line cancers and sterility. Lehmann received her Ph.D. from the University of Tubingen, Germany, and she joined the Whitehead Institute at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1988, where she continued her research on the molecular genet...
Testicular cancer gene in mice may offer clues to origins of cancer in men
... dubbed dead end that when mutated or lost, causes testicular
tumors in mice. They say their study, published in...tic purposes in young males predisposed to develop testicular
cancer or those who have a family history of this disease," says the lead investigator, Angabin Mati...
Other highlights in the July 20 JNCI
...ities, a study examining the risk of contralateral testicular
cancer, a study that looks at the association betw...ew study's finding that men who are diagnosed with testicular
cancer have a low risk of developing cancer in the opposite testicle and a high rate of long term su...
Single dose of chemotherapy is as effective as radiotherapy for testicular cancer
...c than three weeks radiation therapy for a type of testicular
cancer, according to a report published in this week's issue of THE LANCET. For the last 50 years standard care for stage 1 seminoma--a cancer of the testes--has been surgical removal of the cancerous testicle (hemi-castration) followed by three wee...
Many body-conscious teens use supplements to improve physique
...ds have the most serious health effects, including testicular
atrophy, impotence, liver and kidney damage, an increased risk for heart disease, and the widely reported "'roid rage" (uncontrolled aggression). The safety of creatine, DHEA, and other products purported to increase muscle mass and tone has been que...
Lance Armstrong Foundation establishes Endowed Chair in Oncology at Indiana University
... cyclist, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of testicular
cancer in 1996, he sought the pioneering treat...ionary new chemotherapy regimen that increased the testicular
cancer cure rate from 10 percent to 95 percent. Testicular cancer affects one in 500 men. In additio...
Fatherhood possible for many testicular cancer survivors, study finds
The overall rate of fatherhood after treatment for testicular
cancer is high, but the ability to conceive and th...ese men. To assess post-treatment fertility among testicular
cancer survivors, Marianne Brydy, M.D., of Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, Norway, and coll...
Basic research leads to a novel cancer therapy
...an cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, and testicular
cancer. The studies are in various stages of clinical trials (phases I through III), and most of them are being carried out in combination with other therapies. Ullrich is very pleased with the quick approval of SUTENT. He says, "Already before appro...
Environmental chemicals implicated in cancer, say experts
...ing hormone-dependent malignancies such as breast, testicular
and prostate cancers. Preventative measures for these types of cancer have focused on educating the public about the danger of tobacco smoke, improving diet and promoting physical activity. We should now, however, be focusing on trying to reduce ex...
Researchers at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center study exercise to curb 'chemo brain'
...in Rome, Italy, to receive cancer survivorship and testicular
cancer research grants from the Lance Armstrong Foundation....
Lilly Foundation gift to Indiana University Cancer Center
...nic care; an early example of this is the cure for testicular
cancer developed in 1974 by Lawrence Einhorn, M.D., Distinguished Professor and the Lance Armstrong Foundation Professor in Oncology. Since that time, IU Cancer Center physicians and scientists have played a national role in the development of new tr...
Heat therapy for cancer may be key to 'Lance Armstrong Effect'
...re than 30 years to suggest an explanation for why testicular
cancer patients like seven-time Tour de France win... how a simple factor - heat sensitivity - may make testicular
cancer cells more susceptible to standard treatments and die off more readily. Heat also may offer ...
Sperm banks unpopular with patients MUHC researchers investigate why
... risk of infertility associated with treatment for testicular
cancer and Hodgkin's lymphoma. It also reveals tha... risk of infertility associated with treatment for testicular
cancer and Hodgkin's lymphoma." Interestingly, cost was not a major consideration in most cases, des...
Certain types of cancer becoming more common, while rates of others decreasing
...ing other cancers, such as non-Hodgkin lymphoma or testicular
cancer, will continue to be a formidable challenge."...
Developments in tissue engineering offer new sources for stem cell treatments
...the possibility of isolating stem cells from human testicular
parenchyma and whether those cells could them be d... that spermatogonial stem cells derived from adult testicular
parenchyma could be a promising tool in reconstructive urology. This abstract will be presented d...