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2011-03-29 21:10:00

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate Oncology Specialists, Inc. announces the launch of the "Prostate Snatchers" blog. It features contributions from a medical oncologist, Mark Scholz MD, who specializes only in prostate cancer and a prostate cancer patient, Ralph H. Blum. Both authors will provide perspectives on engaging topics. The bloggers are co-authors of the book Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers (August 2010, Other Press). They will be following the same...

2010-10-27 14:17:00

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate Oncology Specialists, Inc. of Marina del Rey is among the first sites in the nation to treat advanced prostate cancer patients with PROVENGE® (sipuleucel-T), the first in a new therapeutic class known as autologous cellular immunotherapies. PROVENGE was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of men with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castrate resistant (hormone...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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