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Big Bucks from Big Prostates?

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    What about egg consumption and prostate cancer?...

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    What about HIFU treatment for prostate cancer?...

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    Everyone is different. Therefore, there will be varying results from drugs, foods, psychological or physical therapy . ...

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    It is my understanding that the PSA blood test for diagnosing prostate cancer is not being ordered by some doctors becau...

  • Michael Jorrin,

    Sorry if I was less than clear. All 2200 men had a diagnosis of prostate cancer and all chose active surveillance at t...

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    In your prostate cancer report, I'm confused regarding the definition of the group of 432 men. Were they the only ones o...

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    CytoDyn Announces Strategy to Complete Development of Novel ProstaGene Gene-based Prostate Cancer Prognostic Test. https...

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    I had Prostate cancer in 2006. I chose seed implant Oct.23, 2006 and have been cancer FREE 11 years , it works...

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    Any additional comments on prostate cancer treatments, especially those that return after radiation treatment?...

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    Sorry but this is not realistic at all. First PEt scanners are not available all over the country. Second, PET scans are...

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    Thanks for the Write-up! I did some looking into it. It seems that Probably 68Ga is a more sensitive radiolabel than 9...

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    if the pss test is indeed proving to be less specific in detecting prostate cancer and leading to unnecessary surgery or...

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    It would appear that you are of the opinion that only American men are at risk of developing prostate cancer. What about...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I think that's just a reference to PSMA (prostate-specific membrane antigen) -- there's a good brief note about it here ...

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    Right, Travis, not contemplated as a screening test; most common use I have seen is for pts who had prostatectomy or rad...

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    It's in the right price range (now about $8.35) and it was the only phase 3 prostate study issuing results Q3/Q4 2018. ...

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    My left knee isn't quite right, and I eat a fair amount of turmeric. I started taking a prostate supplement sold by Dr....

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    Not so fast condemning Dr.Sears products. I had an estrogen level of 160, which if not adressed, would put me on the fas...

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    Agree! Have to read a bunch of em to sort it out. I am free of prostate cancer in similar fashion. Interesting how D...

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    I have a greatly enlarged non-cancerous prostate gland and was considering TURP until I heard about a new method involvi...

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    Very interesting. "The study, known as the MORDOR Clinical Trial, was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation,...

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    My husband was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer, Gleason score 9 .. not good. He INSISTED on getting the MRI guid...

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    I am right there with you, Doc! I, too, had an accelerating PSA at a young age (from 2.2 to 4.1 in 2 years), and my PCP...

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    Be prepared to be admitted to the hospital for a complete irrigation/ cleansing. This is serious. Very surprised that...

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    Dear Michael, Regarding the question of whether you should get primary care from a primary care MD or a specialist who...

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    My PSA was over 8, and it got there quickly. Prostate extremely enlarged. Biopsy showed no malignancies. 2 weeks later a...

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    My brother in law submitted to multiple needle biops for elevated PSA. Ihen he found an Asian doctor in Detroit with a c...

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    $BTAI - np - I borrowed the following form BioPharmCryst. I scan their calendar often, and have been following $BTAI si...

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    Thanks Dr KSS lets do it here so maybe someone can benefit (not bashfull at age 76). What concerns me is more than jus...

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    $CLRB (fp long) Having just undergone a radical prostatectomy, and being in the recovery stage of learning to control m...

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    $ATNM johnboyy2g - thank you for your warm welcome and accepting me as an irregular. ATNM is well positioned in ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Honor roll post. Thanks zz. Didn't get to see Jim here, but will sit down with him in late Jan at Noblecon14. He's a goo...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Some good if not great clinical evidence has it that fasting can have meaningful staying effects against prostate cancer...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    It certainly shot up today after the FDA approval. Will be interesting to see if they can create the infrastructure an...

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    $ADRO np Thanks Ben. With colloborations with three big players MRK, JNJ and NVS ($200 mn upfront and 2.7% stake) a...

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    I was wondering the same thing however, the one they keep talking about seems to work for pediatric hemoglobin. The AB4...

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    I was wondering the same thing because this sounds kind of like the one that you mentioned of AB4 which is the one I was...

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    Dr. KSS, Thank you so much for your expertise and generosity. There was another presentation at 9:10 this morning by T...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi lane...I'm honestly not surprised. He's trying to honor what he was taught, and fears scrutiny by supervisory boards ...

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    $Metformin and cancer, esp. of the prostate I first came across mention of metformin a few years ago from Dr. Charles...

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    $MRBX AML drug Anamycin. Doc has reviewed the drug and company and has changed his position because the company seems to...

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    The USPSTF aligns itself with virtually every governmental agency's performance in their purported "expertise". Exam...

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    Here's a link I forgot to post in my prostate email. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/10/opinion/10Ablin.html...

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    Michael, I think you need to research some additional areas in regard to your prostate conclusions that urologists of ...

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    Great article. Thanks to living in Canada, I have been receiving PSA screening and colonoscopy treatment since before I ...

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    This is fascinating. FoxA1 is also implicated in the progression of breast and prostate cancer. Oddly, in bladder ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Third stab at entering this post....the system gods are not happy today. Dear Toccata and Fugue in d minor: Not to so...

  • JohnM

    6/30/17 gumjax Dr. KSS, I’ve been recently diagnosed with late stage prostate cancer with strong suspicions that it ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Gumjax: My heart goes out to you. I am saddened. But I'd like to see you get treated and that IS what I'd do. One of my ...

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    Dr. KSS, I've been recently diagnosed with late stage prostate cancer with strong suspicions that it may have spread to ...

  • JohnM

    Author: Cleveland Comment: Thanks Doc on point for me.. So as a result of not emptying my bladders completely wh...

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    Thanks Doc on point for me.. So as a result of not emptying my bladders completely when I urinated I developed not ...

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    When my colon was accidentally perforated in a minor manner, but drawing blood, during a radiation session for prostate ...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi, and thanks for your excellent reasoning and descriptions. In fact, you raise an interesting point about the gut immu...

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    ANSWERS: 1 the endothelial cells of the Colón is ever dividing because of high cellular turnover. More cell divisions ...

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    $noticker Doctor, I had your article for breakfast here this morning and it was delicious! Such a great and informat...

  • JohnM

    2/21/15 Dr. KSS MD PhD Yes, and I stand by that. Data are strong and getting stronger. I do it myself. And I feel stro...

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    BLCM---65.6% owned by institutions---12.57% short float--Bellicum Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceuti...

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    $AGL.L sp $BIOC np (exited with a profit some time ago) I am posting this for those interested in liquid biopsy/BIOC for...

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    Join the discussion You are right Mr. Budd, I cured my prostate cancer with a natural substance. I thought maybe I could...

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    $SRRA. Long Sierra Oncology reports 'encouraging' progress from Phase 1 trials of SRA737 Sierra Oncology reports on ...

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    Sorry - This is a duplicate - Linling beat me to it. $JNJ Abiraterone (Zytiga) Now Upfront for Advanced Prostate Can...

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    #ASCO17 $JNJ J&J’s Zytiga Boosts Survival in New, Severe Prostate Cancers June 3, 2017, 7:30 AM EDT --Find...

  • arch1

    Will this help $BIOC sales? How does their system compare in prostate cancer detection? https://scienmag.com/study-ne...

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    Hmmmmmm, I take 50mgs. of supplemental zinc every day for many years. It's for my enlarged prostate & only costs $6....

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    $NTRP Long, I watched my Father wilted away from this dreadful disease over 2 years before prostate cancer took him ou...

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    $CLRB long Shares down on (despite?) patent news: Apr 25, 2017: Cellectar Biosciences Receives Additional U.S. Patent...

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    $Prostate... on a day full of conversation about prostates, bladders and achy everything, I feel compelled to toss out a...

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    I am interested to hear your secrets. I am 70 with some health issues (prostate and bladder cancer so far in remission),...

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    FWIW - With apologies to Lumpified, Manatee, AlanH, Sharon, and all else who commented about hip pain, here is my story....

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    Wow I came within ten minutes of a disaster scenario for some hospital surgery today to remove two bladder stones and pe...

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    $BIOC Doc, I'm a big fan of yours and have been since the beginning, as an IRR, not guest. I've had my share of winners...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    His response is typical. He's probably a fool (full) professor somewhere. No one said it would result in more effective ...

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    $BIOC long. First and most important, good luck to you. I also thought liquid biopsy was a no brainer and shared DR KSS'...

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    $BIOC (long). I have the "pleasure" of a prostate biopsy on Monday - a sure way to make one wish for a future of liquid...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    In my opinion, there is no role for vitamin E supplementation in anyone. It's linked in many studies to higher any/all-c...

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    Tried Albion "magnesium bisglycinate chelate buffered" from Swanson. I assume that's the same thing. Couldn't tolerate t...

  • SoGiAm

    Eat broccoli: Why broccoli may help prevent prostate cancer? https://knowridge.com/2017/03/why-broccoli-may-help-preve...

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    I revisited a two year old small starter position in Danish smallpox vaccine maker Bavarian Nordic ($BVNKF) today and th...

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    Tim, My mom survived breast cancer and my dad prostate cancer, so I can empathize. Surround yourself with as much famil...

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    Dr. KSS and Tim Fris - You have my support for what it's worth but it is very genuine and heartfelt. I have survived s...

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    Hi folks, as promised a prostate update on my dad (who I incorrectly said was 98, actually 97). When last I wrote, my ...

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    OK Thank you. But grant exclusivity to XYZ Corp to pursue and treat only prostate cancer. As I think you pointed out im...

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    Why not by type of cancer ? Prostate, etc...

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    Jking: Two small barracuda and a Hong Kong/Canadian phd beauty who's a prostate Phd. She offered me an exam, but I decid...

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    Good morning Gumfolks, just wanted to post an update bout dad and and his prostate. He went to see a doctor in Florida...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    No link to prostate cancer or MI! I have reviewed facts on this in detail. As a prescriber I can tell you patients do NO...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi Ian: I think that, as regards $APTO, that we'll get something conclusive in no more than 6 months. Based on what I've...

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    $AYTU np I did some digging on Natesto because it just does not add up for me. There were very few reviews outside of f...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Hi geoff: Caruso and I re-conversed at the end of his talk specifically about (1). I am expecting slightly less efficacy...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    Yes, and in fact very little of that info is valid. I've NEVER in hundreds of testosterone prescription seen symptoms of...

  • Dr. KSS MD PhD

    A little more about Aytu: I got the sense from the presentation that this company has only VERY recently gotten things i...

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    $AYTU's nasal testosterone - possible side effects from the company's website: "NATESTO® may cause serious side effect...

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    I recall being told that prostate cancer metasticizing to bones is something to be dreaded as extremely painful - Curt...

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    I was told that my cancer was at the edge of the prostate, but did not appear to have gone beyond it. The first half of...

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    Prostate removed 2002 not 2012....

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    Peace of mind is an important aspect or quality of life. A man who never has a psa and doesn't worry about it has pea...

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    OT. My reading as a layman suggests that most prostate cancer is slow, but that some is fast and may end up doing you i...

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    Did he die from prostate cancer? Did he have a lot of pain at the end?...

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