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2014-07-17 23:08:44

Dr. Mark Soloway, who has been appointed Chief of Urologic Oncology at Memorial Cancer Institute, will lead a new division focused on the care of bladder, prostate and kidney cancers, while also establishing a research program. Hollywood, Fla. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Mark Soloway, MD, an internationally recognized leader in urologic oncology, has joined the Memorial Cancer Institute and the Memorial Physician Group. Dr. Soloway, who has been appointed Chief of Urologic Oncology, will lead a...

2014-07-15 14:06:51

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Wide variations seen in up-front therapy versus active surveillance New research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is shedding light on the important role a diagnosing urologist plays in whether older men with low-risk prostate cancer receive treatment for their disease, and if so, the type of treatment they receive as a result. The findings, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, sought to examine why active...

2014-05-17 12:20:17

Panel discusses long-term effect on quality of life ORLANDO, Fla., May 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A series of studies evaluating the outcomes, benefits, concerns and quality of life of men undergoing active surveillance for prostate cancer will be presented to media at a special press conference during the 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA). Stacy Loeb, MD, assistant professor at New York University, New York, NY, will moderate the session,...

2013-06-26 12:59:24

Use of advanced treatment technologies for prostate cancer, such as intensity-modulated radiotherapy and robotic prostatectomy, has increased among men with low-risk disease, high risk of noncancer mortality, or both, a population of patients who are unlikely to benefit from these treatments, according to a study in the June 26 issue of JAMA. "Prostate cancer is a common and expensive disease in the United States. In part because of the untoward morbidity of traditional radiation and...

2013-05-30 10:46:24

Researchers have identified a sub-group of cells that could contribute to prostate cancer recurrence, opening up new ways to treat the disease, which claims more than 3000 lives a year in Australia. Published today in Science Translational Medicine, a study led by Monash University researchers has found prostate cancer cells that survive androgen withdrawal treatment. Previously unidentified, these cells are potential targets for future treatments. As they are present early in disease...

2012-11-02 14:52:12

With active surveillance many men with prostate cancer could dispense with radiation treatment and surgery, and thus avoid adverse effects such as incontinence and impotence. This is the outcome of a study of almost 1,000 men diagnosed with prostate cancer conducted at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The introduction of PSA tests, which are used to screen for prostate cancer, offers early tumor detection, reducing mortality rates. At the same time, prostate cancer is...

2012-10-30 19:12:39

Two MD Anderson-led studies conclude that patients' urinary, bowel function safe-guarded Two studies led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have found that proton therapy preserves the quality of life, specifically urinary and bowel function, in men treated with this targeted radiation modality for prostate cancer. Both studies, led by Andrew K. Lee, M.D., M.P.H., associate professor in MD Anderson's Department of Radiation Oncology, will be presented in a poster...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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