Prostate cancer news

Clinical trial launches to develop breath test for multiple cancers

Researchers have launched a clinical trial to develop a breath test, analysing molecules that could indicate the presence of cancer at an early stage.

Specialist MRI scans recommended to help diagnose prostate cancer on NHS

A type of specialist MRI scan has been recommended as one of the first tests for diagnosing people with suspected prostate cancer

Prostate cancer radiotherapy could have benefits even after the disease has spread

Trial finds prostate radiotherapy plus standard treatment improves survival for some men whose prostate cancer has spread, which could help thousands in the UK.

Cancer trial shows treating the prostate with radiotherapy improves survival

Treating the prostate with radiotherapy alongside standard treatment led to a 11 per cent* increase in survival for some men with advanced prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer drug given initial ‘no’ for NHS in England

The prostate cancer drug abiraterone has been provisionally rejected as a first-line treatment on the NHS in England.

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