Posts Tagged ‘testosterone’

High dose testosterone therapy for castration resistant prostate cancer: could this really work

Peter Nelson, M.D., Member, FHCRC

Bielas, Mostaghel secure three-year funding for prostate-cancer research

Drs. Elahe Mostaghel and Jason Bielas recently received New Investigator Awards from the Department of Defense’s Prostate Cancer Research Program. Bielas, an investigator in the Public Health Sciences Division, will use his three-year, $365,000 grant to develop a blood-based, non-invasive screening ...

Prostate tissue androgens: history and current clinical relevance

Marks LS, Mostaghel EA, Nelson PS. Prostate tissue androgens: history and current clinical relevance. Urology. 2008 Aug;72(2):247-54. Epub 2008 May 27. Review. PubMed PMID: 18502483. Direct determination of androgen levels in prostate tissue provides a perspective on the organ that is not available via androgen serum levels. The principle ...

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 ...