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2011-05-27 09:15:00

OAKLAND, Calif., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oakland A's starting pitcher Dallas Braden has teamed up with Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), and the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy) as the 2011 spokesperson for Play Sun Smart(TM), a program that provides information on sun safety and raises awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention and detection.

2011-05-19 15:53:00

CHICAGO, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A thoughtful, meaningful and potentially life-saving gift this Father's Day, June 19, is a handsome black woven leather wristband specially designed to raise awareness of prostate cancer and encourage early intervention.

2011-05-06 08:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals Inc., the makers of FIRMAGON® (degarelix for injection), a hormone antagonist therapy for advanced prostate cancer, has joined the race to end prostate cancer as an official sponsor of the Great Prostate Cancer Challenge®, the fastest growing men's health event series in the United States.

2011-04-18 15:15:00

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prostate Cancer Roundtable is pleased to announce the availability of its new web site http://www.ProstateCancerRoundtable.net. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100604/DC16079LOGO) "This new Roundtable web site will make it easier for America's prostate cancer advocates, patients, researchers, and clinicians to keep track of the shared priorities and policy initiatives of the 12 members of the Prostate Cancer Roundtable,"...

2011-03-28 09:37:00

ATLANTA, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a culmination of the efforts behind the Prostate Cancer Awareness Pledge Campaign, there will be a prostate cancer symposium on Saturday, April 2, 2011 held at the Morehouse School of Medicine located at 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310 from 10 a.m.

2011-03-14 07:59:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Men who take a certain class of cholesterol-lowering medicine, otherwise known as statins, may be 60 percent less likely to be diagnosed with high-grade prostate cancer.

2011-03-10 11:15:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the nation's most prestigious minds in prostate cancer research unveiled the findings of their groundbreaking studies at the Prostate Cancer Research Program's (PCRP's) Innovative Minds in Prostate Cancer Today (IMPaCT) conference in Orlando, Florida.

2011-03-07 08:45:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BallenIsles Country Club has donated a record $75,000 to the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) to support advanced research for finding better treatments and a cure for prostate cancer.

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2011-02-10 08:38:50

Using whole genome sequencing and multiple tumor samples, researchers uncover genes tied to prostate cancer growth.


Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'