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Multidisciplinary approach is key to successful treatment of aggressive prostate cancer

A research team from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated Kimmel Cancer Center (KCC) at Jefferson has concluded – for the first time – that a multidisciplinary clinic approach to aggressive prostate cancer can improve survival in patients. The results from the 15-year study of the multidisciplinary clinic can be found in the November… Multidisciplinary approach is key to successful treatment of aggressive prostate cancer   



Pathologic fracture and metastatic spinal cord compression in patients with prostate cancer and bone metastases

Abstract (provisional)

Background
The purpose of this study was to determine the risk factors for and incidence as well as prognostic impact of pathologic fracture (PF) and metastatic spinal cord compression (MSCC) in patients with bone metastases (BM) from prostate cancer.

Methods
Retrospective cohort study including 61 consecutive patients seen at Nordland… Pathologic fracture and metastatic spinal cord compression in patients with prostate cancer and bone metastases   



Oxygen in Tumours Predicts Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Low oxygen levels in tumors can be used to predict cancer recurrence in men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer even before they receive radiation therapy.

The clinical research, led by radiation oncologists at the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH) Cancer Program, University Health Network (UHN) is published online today in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of… Oxygen in Tumours Predicts Prostate Cancer Recurrence   



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