QUEST informs readers of the latest advances in urologic prostate cancer research, especially detection, prevention, and treatment.

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In Memoriam of Dr. Andrew Hruszkewycz

The Urological Research Foundation acknowledges the sudden passing of Andrew Hruszkewycz, M.D, Ph.D, on December 16, 2018. Dr. Hruszkewycz’s career was dedicated to the work of finding a cure for cancer. Most recently, he served as a Program Officer in…

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Prostate Cancer Annual Statistics

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in U.S. men, with about 1 man in 9 being diagnosed during his lifetime. It is also the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind lung cancer. About 1…

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Agent Orange Exposure and Prostate Cancer

Agent Orange is a chemical toxin that was used by military forces during the Vietnam War. A new study at the University of Wisconsin-Madison included data on more than 87,000 patients, including 3,475 who were exposed to Agent Orange. All…

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Fatty Acids Could Foster Tumor Growth

Previous research has indicated that obese men are more likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer, and more likely to die from the disease. Likewise, eating a typical “Western” diet high in fat is also associated with worse outcomes for prostate…

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