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New Effort to Monitor Prostate Cancer

Click here to listen to an interview of Pete Nelson conducted by NPR station KPLU. SEATTLE, WA (KPLU) - For men diagnosed with prostate cancer the best course of action may be no treatment at all. KPLU ...

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 program of men with prostate cancer to look for biological clues to help determine when to wait and ...

Hutchinson Center researchers gaining ground in fight against prostate cancer

From promising new medications and imaging techniques to improved understanding of molecular features and disease predictors, Hutchinson Center scientists are gaining ground in battling prostate cancer, the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men. An estimated 218,800 American ...

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, known as androgens, and prostate cancer. Forty years later, researchers are still working out the intricacies of that relationship. A ...

Allen Foundation grants $5 million for breast and prostate cancer biomarker research

A $5 million grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation will accelerate the Hutchinson Center's progress toward early detection of breast and prostate cancer through an innovative "proof-of-principle" project that will set new standards for the field. Early cancer-detection research strives ...