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2012-02-22 14:52:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading U.S. prostate cancer surgeon, Dr. David Samadi often takes time from the operating room in New York City to join the prostate cancer fight overseas. As a robotic surgery and robotic prostatectomy expert, his knowledge and hands-on support is a vital part of the growth and development of international prostate cancer treatment efforts in countries such as the Netherlands, France, Dominican Republic and Israel. Organizations such as the...

2012-01-12 14:36:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge®, the premier men's health event series in America, managed by ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer, will host events in 32 cities in 2012 to raise funds for prostate cancer research, advocacy and awareness. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110225/ZEROLOGO) "In 2012, more than 240,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and more than 28,000 will die from the...

2012-01-12 12:50:53

After a 20-year quest to find a genetic driver for prostate cancer that strikes men at younger ages and runs in families, researchers have identified a rare, inherited mutation linked to a significantly higher risk of the disease. A report on the discovery, published in the January 12, 2012 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, was led by investigators at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the University of Michigan Health System. The research team found that men...

2012-01-11 16:00:00

Discovery may provide clues on disease development and who may need earlier screening ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a 20-year quest to find a genetic driver for prostate cancer that strikes men at younger ages and runs in families, researchers have identified a rare, inherited mutation linked to a significantly higher risk of the disease. A report on the discovery, published in the January 12, 2012, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine,...

2012-01-09 20:01:58

Honing chemotherapy delivery to cancer cells is a challenge for many researchers. Getting the cancer cells to take the chemotherapy "bait" is a greater challenge. But perhaps such a challenge has not been met with greater success than by the nanotechnology research team of Omid Farokhzad, MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) Department of Anesthesiology Perioperative and Pain Medicine and Research. In their latest study with researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)...

2012-01-06 12:00:00

FORT MYERS, Fla., Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lace up your sneakers and join Florida Urology Physicians and ZERO -- The Project to End Prostate Cancer on Saturday, January 28, 2012 for the Great Prostate Cancer Challenge 5K Race in Fort Myers. The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge is America's premier men's health event series, taking place in 33 cities in 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110225/ZEROLOGO) "More than 240,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate...

2011-12-14 09:18:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge®, the premier men's health event series in America, managed by ZERO - The Project to End Prostate Cancer, hosted events in 27 cities and raised nearly $2 million in 2011 for prostate cancer research, advocacy and awareness. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110225/ZEROLOGO) "This year, more than 240,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and more than...

2011-11-17 10:18:10

Weill Cornell physician-scientists say this vulnerability can be attacked by a targeted drug already in clinical trials to treat other types of cancers An international team of researchers led by clinicians at Weill Cornell Medical College have discovered a genetic Achilles' heel in an aggressive type of prostate cancer -- a vulnerability they say can be attacked by a targeted drug that is already in clinical trials to treat other types of cancers. In today's issue of Cancer Discovery,...

2011-11-17 04:51:00

DALLAS, November 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market (2010-2020) (Opportunity Analysis, Pipeline Assessment and Global Market Forecast) [ http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/prostate-cance-drugs-market-413.html ]", as the name suggests, analyzes and studies the major market drivers, restraints, and opportunities in North America (U.S. & Canada), Europe (Germany, France, U.K., Italy, and Spain) and emerging markets (Brazil,...

2011-11-11 08:15:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Nov. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This Veterans Day, November 11, 2011, marks the national launch of an educational campaign designed to show veterans that "It's Worth the Fight" against advanced prostate cancer. The campaign was created by Sanofi US in collaboration with Men's Health Network (MHN), Women Against Prostate Cancer (WAPC), and the Veterans Health Council (VHC). "Men's Health Network is focused on men's health issues, which is why we were excited to work on...