Showing 39 articles tagged
'Advanced prostate cancer':

A year of leaps: 2019 was historic for prostate cancer research

6 Dec 2019

The last year saw the announcement of the world’s first precision medicine for prostate cancer and huge progress towards the development of a home urine test. Just some of the things that made 2019 one of the most innovative years in prostate cancer research history.

Could a home urine test revolutionise prostate cancer diagnosis? We’re funding research to find out

29 Nov 2019

A prostate cancer urine test which has the potential to spot men with aggressive prostate cancer hit the headlines today. In partnership with Movember, we're funding the next stage of research to test this in a larger group of men.

Behind the headlines: could a new immunotherapy treatment give men with advanced prostate cancer two more years of life?

28 Nov 2019

A new immunotherapy treatment was in the news today, after a recent clinical trial showed it could extend the lives of some men with very advanced prostate cancer for up to two years.

Bill Turnbull: on chemo and the making of his documentary, Staying Alive

22 Oct 2019

Ahead of tonight's documentary we spoke to our ambassador Bill Turnbull about diagnosis, chemotherapy and the Turnbull/Fry effect.

Exciting new trial focuses treatment on prostate, even after cancer has spread

6 Sep 2019

The ATLANTA trial is testing a new way to treat advanced disease, targeting the initial tumour inside the prostate to slow the growth of other tumours around the body.

Research blog: The jigsaw is falling into place but one crucial piece is missing

6 Jun 2019

BLOG: From 'seek and destroy' radiotherapy to repurposing an ovarian cancer drug, it's been a week of big news from the world's biggest cancer research conference. Dr Matthew Hobbs gives his perspective on the latest in prostate cancer and what needs to happen next.

Enzalutamide has similar benefit to chemo when taken with hormone therapy

2 Jun 2019

For the third time in four years, researchers have found a new treatment option to combine with hormone therapy and improve life expectancy for men with advanced prostate cancer.

Quicker, stronger, personalised and targeted: the cutting edge of research into better treatments

25 Feb 2019

BLOG: Dr Matthew Hobbs, our Acting Director of Research, shares his highlights from the latest research into more effective treatments for men with prostate cancer.

“The active fight was the depression” – the hidden truth behind Kurt Jewson's selfie sensations

21 Jan 2019

BLOG: Today is Blue Monday – supposedly the most depressing day of the year. But for some people coping with the fallout of prostate cancer, mental health can be a year-round struggle. Viral selfie star Kurt Jewson describes how post-traumatic stress disorder followed his diagnosis with advanced prostate cancer, and why he's learnt not to fight it.

New NICE guidelines should make high-tech scans and treatment advances standard on NHS

12 Dec 2018

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has recommended pre-biopsy mpMRI scans and a host of other improvements to diagnosis and treatments for prostate cancer become standard NHS practice across the UK. While we back the proposals, we're calling for enough scanners and trained staff to deliver them.