Articles tagged with 'Men Health' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Men Health)

2021
April
15,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers have discovered a new way to transform the tissues surrounding prostate tumors to help the body's immune cells fight the cancer. The discovery, made in human and mouse cells and in laboratory mice, could lead to improvements in immunother...
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March
29,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Long-term, regular use of baby aspirin—at least 15 times per month—prior to a diagnosis of colorectal cancer (CRC) may reduce the risk of death from the disease by limiting the spread of cancerous tumors pre-diagnosis, according to a study led by Ced...
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March
18,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
COVID-19 disproportionately affects men compared with women, raising the possibility that a hormone like progesterone may improve clinical outcomes for certain hospitalized men with the disease. New research from Cedars-Sinai published online in the ...
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March
03,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Discussions about digestion and elimination can be embarrassing, so many people, young and old, tend to avoid them. But ignoring the topic and skipping colorectal cancer screening can lead to deadly results, experts say.March is designated National C...
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2020
August
31,
2020
| 19:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
Colorectal cancer typically is thought of as a disease that affects only older people. That no longer is the case.While those 65 and older still make up most cases, colorectal cancer increasingly afflicts people under age 50, who are expected to acco...
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2018
November
26,
2018
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study has identified a novel molecular driver of lethal prostate cancer, along with a molecule that could be used to attack it. The findings were made in laboratory mice. If confirmed in humans, they could lead to more effective ways to control...
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September
04,
2018
| 13:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Scientists at Cedars-Sinai have discovered how prostate cancer can sometimes withstand and outwit a standard hormone therapy, causing the cancer to spread. Their findings also point to a simple blood test that may help doctors predict when this type ...
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March
12,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
African-American men lowered their high blood pressure to healthy levels when aided by a pharmacist and their barber, according to a new study from the Smidt Heart Institute.The findings were published today in The New England Journal of Medicine and...
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2017
February
02,
2017
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Contact Diane Wedner | Email: diane.wedner@cshs.org"Our study indicates that hormonal treatments should be incorporated into the management of men who need radiation therapy after surgery for prostate cancer," said Howard Sandler, MD, chair of the Ce...
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2016
September
07,
2016
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cancer Cells' Genetic Pathways Show Which Patients Are Likely to Develop Aggressive Types of the DiseaseContact Jane Engle | Email: jane.engle@cshs.orgLos Angeles — Sept. 7, 2016 — Scientists at Cedars-Sinai have developed a new way to identify which...
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2015
August
06,
2015
| 06:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
Discovery May Aid Clinicians in Identifying Patients Who Will Respond Better to Common Chemotherapy DrugsContact: Cara Martinez | Email: cara.martinez@cshs.orgLos Angeles - August 6, 2015 – Cedars-Sinai researchers have identified a novel genetic bio...
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March
23,
2015
| 02:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Contact: Cara Martinez | Email: cara.martinez@cshs.orgLos Angeles - March 23, 2015 — Men who exercise more have better erectile and sexual function, regardless of race, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.While pas...
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2014
May
30,
2014
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers Studying a Behavior-Altering Enzyme Commonly Used in Depression Medications Uncover a Link to Cancer’s Growth and MetastasisLos Angeles - May 30, 2014 - An international team of scientists including researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel ...
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January
31,
2014
| 04:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - Jan. 31, 2014 - Researchers in the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute discovered in pre-clinical models that dormant prostate cancer cells found in bone tissue can be reawakened, causing metastasis to other parts ...
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2013
November
18,
2013
| 00:04 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - Nov. 18, 2013 - Many patients diagnosed with prostate cancer have indolent, slow-growing forms of the disease that are not life-threatening. However, more than 30,000 American men will die from aggressive prostate cancer this year alone...
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August
14,
2013
| 06:13 AM America/Los_Angeles
Active surveillance and healthy lifestyle interventions become focus of physician and patient discussions at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer InstituteLos Angeles - Aug. 14, 2013 – Charles Trevino is part of a growing trend in pros...
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June
25,
2013
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Research paper in the Journal of Pathology reveals protein’s role in tumor microenvironmentLos Angeles - June 25, 2013 – Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute have uncovered for the first time the vital role a p...
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May
16,
2013
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients with advanced metastatic prostate cancer and poor prognoses are focus of new Cedars-Sinai studyLos Angeles - May 16, 2013 - Researchers at Cedars-Sinai have launched a new clinical trial to investigate the effects of a cancer-fighting drug t...
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April
01,
2013
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - April 1, 2013 - A research team jointly led by scientists from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the University of California, Los Angeles, have enhanced a device they developed to identify and “grab” circulating tumor cells, or CTCs, tha...
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2012
October
24,
2012
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai's Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Johns Hopkins and the Prostate Cancer Foundation unveil National Proactive Surveillance Network for men with slow-growing, non-life threatening prostate cancer  Los Angeles - Oct. 24, 2012 ...
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2011
April
28,
2011
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Edwin Posadas, M.D., a noted clinician and researcher with expertise in treating advanced prostate cancer and the biology of cancer’s spread, has joined Cedars-Sinai Medical Center as the clinical director of the Genitourinary Medical Oncology Progra...
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April
26,
2011
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Edwin Posadas, M.D., a noted clinician and researcher with expertise in treating advanced prostate cancer and the biology of cancer’s spread, has joined Cedars-Sinai Medical Center as the clinical director of the Genitourinary Medical Oncology Progra...
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2010
October
25,
2010
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Checks could save hundreds of lives annually, says new study led by Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute Physician providing first scientific evidence of the effectiveness of hypertension health programs in African-American-owned barbershops Los Angeles - Oc...
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July
22,
2010
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - July 22, 2010 - A new system that utilizes a precise a GPS-like system to track prostate cancer tumors is now being offered to patients undergoing radiation therapy at Cedars-Sinai’s Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute. The mon...
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2008
February
28,
2008
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Spectral imaging identifies diseased tissue without need for biopsyLos Angeles - Feb. 28, 2008 – Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center are developing a spectral imaging system that could result in shorter operating times for infants undergoing s...
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2007
February
15,
2007
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - February 15, 2007 - A new class of targeted anti-cancer drugs that blocks the human epidermal growth factor (HER) receptor family shows promise in prolonging the lives of patients with recurrent prostate cancer, a new Cedars-Sinai study...
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2006
August
11,
2006
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers at both medical centers hope data will help them understand the biology of prostate cancer and lead to the development of future treatments.Los Angeles - Aug 11, 2006 - Men with prostate cancer and their spouses/significant others are bei...
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March
20,
2006
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Raloxifene, Drug Used For Osteoporosis, Shown to Potentially Benefit Prostate Cancer PatientsLos Angeles - March 20, 2006 - In a study to be published in the April, 2006 issue of the British Journal of Urology International, researchers at the Louis ...
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March
15,
2006
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - March 15, 2006 - Capsaicin, the stuff that turns up the heat in jalapeños, not only causes the tongue to burn, it also drives prostate cancer cells to kill themselves, according to studies published in the March 15 issue of Cancer Resea...
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2005
June
24,
2005
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
On June 21, 2004, Christopher S. Ng, M.D., a urologist specializing in minimally invasive procedures, performed a laparoscopic, robot-assisted operation to remove the cancerous prostate gland of David Hayball, who was able to return to work less than...
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