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2014-09-09 23:05:11

Smokers and Former Smokers Targeted in Effort to Reduce Lung Cancer Mortality; National Groups Recommend Screening for At-Risk Patients Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 West Penn Hospital, part of the Allegheny Health Network, is now offering a free screening program to patients at risk of lung cancer in hopes of catching the disease in as many patients as possible at its earliest and most curable stages. The U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommends annual screening for...

2014-09-04 08:30:46

Pennsylvania physicians say beating it begins with communications HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The simple fact of life for men is that as they age the risk of prostate cancer increases. And, it's one of those things that men cringe about. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show increasing risk as men age from their 50s into their 60s and then 70s. With the exception of skin cancer, the CDC says prostate cancer is the most common...

2014-09-03 23:03:55

Live with Optimism,to help Ease the Burden - Find the Cure New York, New York (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 "I have Parkinson’s, but Parkinson’s does not have me." These compelling words are from Elke, a person living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and a participant in the American Parkinson Disease Association’s (APDA) Live with Optimism new Public Service Announcement (PSA). APDA will host two exclusive screening events, one September 11th in Newport Beach, California...

2014-09-03 08:32:58

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September Promotes Importance of Early Detection to Save Men's Lives MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc., and the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) have partnered again this year to raise awareness among families across the country about the importance of putting prostate cancer check-ups on the calendar for the men in their lives....

2014-09-02 12:29:05

LUGPA and ZERO Urge Men to Man Up and Go to the Doctor WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, at the start of National Prostate Health Month (NPHM), professional association representing urology practices in the United States, LUGPA, and patient advocate organization, ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer, urged patients to man up and go to the doctor. "Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers among men in the United States," said Juan Reyna, M.D.,...

2014-07-28 10:24:49

ACR Anxiety regarding inconclusive cancer screening test results among some patients is real and is only natural. However, as evidenced by Gareen et al, published July 25 in Cancer, the incidence and effects of anxiety associated with false positive or other results of computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening exams are far less than claimed by some in the medical community. “Unsubstantiated claims of systemic and harmful patient anxiety should now be put to rest and not...

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...

2014-07-01 12:28:02

Conference Committee Report Includes $500k for Public Education Initiative in FY15 Budget, Putting Massachusetts in Lead BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Massachusetts' House of Representatives and Senate today placed the state in a national leadership position by creating a new education and awareness program dedicated to prostate cancer. The $500,000 campaign, contained in the conference committee report of the FY15 budget, is aimed at saving lives, improving...

2014-06-16 08:28:19

SAN DIEGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced that it has entered into a contractual agreement as a participating provider with Prime Health Services to provide diagnostic laboratory testing services. GenomeDx, which discovered and developed the Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier, will provide laboratory services, making the Decipher test available to members of the Prime Health network, which includes 9 million covered lives. Prime Health payors...

2014-05-27 23:03:55

Humility of Mary Health Partners will provide free PSA blood draws to check 100 men for prostate cancer during the Fuel the Fight car and motorcycle show June 1 at Boardman High School. Youngstown, Ohio (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Humility of Mary Health Partners will provide 100 free PSA blood draws to check for prostate cancer during the Fuel the Fight car and motorcycle show June 1 in Boardman. Fuel the Fight, sponsored by the HMHP Foundation and Sweeney Chevrolet, Buick, GMC, benefits Man Up...


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