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Diet and exercise limit heart disease risk in men undergoing hormonal treatments for advanced prostate cancer

Men with advanced prostate cancer are typically treated with drugs that prevent the body from making or using testosterone. A hormone (or an androgen, as it’s known), testosterone drives prostate cancer cells to grow faster, so shutting it down is essential to keeping the illness in check. About 600,000 men with advanced prostate cancer in… Read More »

Three years after undergoing gene therapy, his ‘last shot’ hit the target

Brenden was the first patient enrolled in what became a nine-patient, four-center trial that also involved patients at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Maryland, the University of California at Los Angeles, and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children in London. The trial, funded by the NIH and the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine,… Read More »

Florida mom requests Halloween cards for 4-year-old undergoing chemotherapy

Tiffany McPherson turned to social media this year to do something nice for her son Carter, who is currently undergoing chemotherapy as part of his treatment for leukemia. (Tiffany McPherson) Halloween isn’t here yet, but one Florida boy is already having a memorable holiday. Tiffany McPherson turned to social media this season to do something… Read More »