The Shipley Prostate Cancer Research Center plans to focus on personalized medicine, finding approaches to better determine which cancers are aggressive and need to be removed or radiated and which can be dealt with less aggressively, eliminating unnecessary treatment with devastating side effects.
Check back soon to learn more about what our researchers will be studying in the Shipley Center labs.
Recent Prostate Cancer News
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Integrating Racial, Metabolic and Neighborhood Factors Associated with Prostate Cancer Progression and Outcome
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Novel Plasma Exosome Biomarkers for Prostate Cancer Progression in Co-Morbid Metabolic Disease
New diagnostic tools to assess risk of metastasisThe development of a secondary growth away from the primary … Full Definition, […]
Evaluating New, Improved Methods for Detecting Prostate Cancer
Detection options: MRI-targeted An examination of tissue removed from the body to understand... Full Definition with ultrasound verses the 12 core approach.
2021 Shipley Pilot Grant Awards
Congratulations Drs. Jonathan Wisco, Rachel L. Flynn and Alla Grishok!