Latest National Prostate Health Month Stories

2009-09-16 07:00:00

Prostate Conditions Education Council Takes Lead Providing Lifesaving Measures DENVER, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --This September, the Prostate Conditions Education Council reminds men to set aside 10 minutes to take lifesaving measures.

2009-09-16 07:30:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- While most men might know the stats of their favorite NFL player, they are likely unaware of other important statistics that could one day save their lives.

2009-09-01 07:05:00

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers among men in the United States. In fact one in six men will face prostate cancer in his lifetime.

2009-08-31 07:00:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Virgil H.

2009-08-27 08:33:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Seven-time grand slam winner John McEnroe, whose father was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2006, is providing his voice and image to a new campaign that promotes recently updated prostate-cancer screening guidelines.

2009-08-24 09:25:00

HACKENSACK, N.J.; Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Virgil H. Simons, Founder and President of The Prostate Net announced the organization's latest major initiative in the fight against prostate cancer.

2009-06-17 09:40:00

ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer Brings Awareness Across Country; Partnership with Depend Helps Raise Money for the Cause WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Zero prostate cancer deaths. Zero prostate cancer cases and for those with prostate cancer, it means a zero PSA.

2009-04-29 10:08:00

WASHINGTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent announcement of the REDUCE trial results at the American Urological Association annual meeting in Chicago brings optimism to the prostate cancer community as dutasteride (Avodart), a drug used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia, has shown to lower by 23 percent the risk of prostate cancer in men with an increased risk of the disease.

2009-04-27 07:00:00

DENVER, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Phase II data presented at the annual meeting of the American Urology Association (AUA) indicate that men suffering from an enlarged prostate may benefit from BOTOX(R) injections.

2009-04-06 07:51:00

WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The prostate cancer education and advocacy community has come together to collaborate on and develop a shared agenda in the interests of the hundreds of thousands of American men who are at risk for a diagnosis of prostate cancer every year. The leadership from eight leading prostate cancer organizations met on April 2, in Washington, DC, to explore how to effectively work together on specific policy initiatives to advocate for early detection...

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.