Prostate Cancer and Prostate Health News

Prostate Cancer Drug to Be Made Available (RedNova)
By CAMERON SIMPSON THE threat of men with prostate cancer being denied a life- prolonging treatment available to women with breast cancer was lifted yesterday.
Experts urge less focus on antioxidants more on variety
You know oregano that packs 42 times more antioxidants than apples cooked tomatoes that may prevent prostate cancer and chocolate and wine that may or may not be health foods? Then here's the good news you can stop trying. Leading researchers say all those breathless headlines food packaging claims and seemingly contradictory studies about what antioxidants can and can't do have fostered a faulty silver bullet mind-set that can hinder health more than help.
ED PALERMO?S BIG BAND PLAYS FRANK ZAPPA (New York Press)
By the time he died of prostate cancer at age 52, Frank Zappa?s reputation as Tipper Gore?s churlish nemesis, Moon Unit?s indulgent daddy and Vaclav Havel?s Minister of Western Trade had eclipsed his considerably more valuable contributions as one the most important experimental musicians of the 20th century.
Simi Valley
Don Pettit passed away Dec. 21 2005 after a very long battle with prostate cancer. We now know he is at peace with God in heaven. Don was born in Cleveland Ohio Jan. 24 1936. In 1953 he joined the Marines of which he was very proud. Having served his country in Korea he always said “Once a Marine always a Marine.” Don was a character and always had a story to tell. Some were ...
Prostate Cancer Treatment Causes Bone Loss (HealthDay via Yahoo! News)
THURSDAY, Dec. 22 (HealthDay News) -- Many men diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer receive testosterone-reducing therapy, because the hormone is thought to spur tumor growth.
Local News (The Tucson Citizen)
A free prostate health forum is scheduled tomorrow at University Medical Center's Duval Auditorium, 1501 N. Campbell Ave..
Crushed and ground flax seeds more bioavailable (Nutraingredients.com)
12/6/2005 - Crushing or grinding flaxseeds makes the enterolignans more bioavailable to humans, indicates a new study, which could have some bearing on their use in food and supplement products.
Bulletin Board for Palm Beach County (Sun-Sentinel)
Bill of Rights Dinner and Fundraiser, with proceeds going to the Constitution Committee, which raises money to give constitutions to students, with speaker Rebecca Townsend, 6:30 p.m. at Lin's Seafood Buffet, 2950 Jog Road, West Palm Beach. $17.50. Call 561-262-4854.
COUNTY B7
Support Groups: 497-0189. 9:30 to 11 a.m. second and fourth Friday Hillcrest Inn Game Room 405 Hodencamp Road Thousand Oaks; 7 to 8:30 p.m. first and third Tuesday 401 Hodencamp Road Thousand Oaks; 9:30 a.m. to noon first and third Friday Goebel Senior Adult Center 1385 E. Janss Road Thousand Oaks; 7 to 8:30 p.m. second Wednesday Simi Valley Senior Center 3900 Avenida Simi Simi Valley. Separated divorced widowed and single support group: Camarillo 482-4614. ...
Cabrini Performs First HIFU Sonablate(R) 500 Procedure With Tele-Remote Treatment of Prostate Cancer in Melbourne (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
Meditron Pty., Ltd. today announced that the first ever HIFU surgery with tele-remote link to an academic institution was performed for the treatment of prostate cancer at Cabrini Medical Centre.