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2010-09-01 12:42:00

ZERO's Summit to End Prostate Cancer Brings Prostate Cancer Researchers, Survivors, Advocates and Lawmakers to Washington D.C. WASHINGTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On August 31, President Barack Obama signed a presidential proclamation designating September 2010 as 'National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month," stating: "Until we find a cure for this disease, my Administration will continue promoting awareness of this illness and supporting prostate cancer research and treatment."...

2010-09-01 05:00:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned golf champion and prostate cancer survivor Arnold Palmer has teamed up with Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. and the non-profit organization Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education & Support Network to launch My Prostate Cancer Roadmap (www.myprostatecancerroadmap.com), an educational program that provides resources and information specific to advanced prostate cancer patients and those who love them. To view the multimedia assets...

2010-09-01 03:54:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Prominent buildings around Los Angeles are turning blue tonight in support of Blue September. The iconic Capital Records Building and Paramount Studio's Melrose Gate and Water Tower and the historic Ramada West Hollywood will all be bathed in blue light, gifting motorists and spectators with a unique once-off view of the familiar Los Angeles skyline. Blue September is a prostate cancer awareness and fundraising campaign seeking to highlight in blue...

2010-08-31 15:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Too many men don't know their risk for developing prostate cancer, a disease that currently affects more than two million American men. In fact, according to a recent report, 61 percent of men only know "a little" and an additional 20 percent say they know nothing about prostate health. This knowledge gap is of critical importance given that one in six men has a lifetime risk of developing prostate cancer. WHAT: An annual race, The SET the PACE...

2010-08-30 07:00:00

Prostate Conditions Education Council Hosts Awareness Week, September 19-25 DENVER, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A council of leading prostate cancer experts is working to protect the lives of American men by providing lifesaving prostate cancer screenings. The Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC) - a national organization committed to men's health and a leader in prostate cancer screening - is once again coordinating free or low-cost screenings as part of its national...

2010-07-19 07:00:00

Unite their voices for more research and outreach WASHINGTON, July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --In 2010 it is estimated that over 217,000 men will develop prostate cancer and over 32,000 will lose their lives to the disease. The significance of these statistics is multiplied when you consider the thousands of families impacted by the burden of disease and loss of their loved ones. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100604/DC16079LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-06-16 08:15:00

WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Widespread budget crises now being addressed by legislatures across the country could have a potentially disastrous effect on State-based health initiatives across America. In Illinois, as a critical example, the legislature is finalizing its budget for FY 2011, and a key program threatened is the state's long-running Prostate and Testicular Cancer Program. This program could be cut in its entirety as early as July this year. Since 2000, the...

2010-03-03 16:14:00

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of America's Prostate Cancer Organizations are concerned that the issuance this morning of yet another set of new guidelines on screening for prostate cancer is only adding to the confusion most men already feel about whether they should or shouldn't be tested for the most common form of cancer in American men. "It is time for us all to come together and make one, straightforward recommendation about screening and early detection of...

2010-03-03 13:20:00

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's Prostate Cancer Organizations today released the full text of written testimony to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. The Committee will be holding a hearing on "Prostate Cancer: New Questions About Screening and Treatment" on March 4, 2010. "Eleven different US-based, patient-focused, prostate cancer education and advocacy organizations came together to offer Congressman Ed Towns and the committee our shared...

2010-02-02 09:00:00

MIAMI, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As players and fans gear up for Super Bowl XLIV, the American Urological Association (AUA) Foundation and the National Football League (NFL) are encouraging men to "Know Your Stats about Prostate Cancer," the second leading cause of cancer death for American men. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/pcec/41363/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100202/NY47085 ) NFL Hall of...


Word of the Day
out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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