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2014-09-30 08:30:47

Prostate Cancer Canada grant aims to accelerate pace of discovery of novel therapies TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Prostate Cancer Canada is in a race to give the approximately 24,000 Canadian men diagnosed with prostate cancer each year a better fighting chance. In response to the urgent need to increase the pace of discovery, Prostate Cancer Canada just awarded a Translation Acceleration Grant (TAG) to a team led by Dr. Paul Rennie of the Vancouver Prostate Centre and the...

2014-09-29 16:25:57

Additional Tests to Demonstrate the Importance of Utilizing Multiple Biological Pathways to Provide Patients, Physicians with Confidence to Make Educated Treatment Decisions CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamark announced today the expansion of its prostate cancer test services to now include the PROGENSA(®) PCA3 assay, a urine-based test that can help confirm negative prostate biopsies, and ERG, a companion test to the company's existing PTEN assay. These tests...

2014-09-26 23:01:32

New genetic links to prostate cancer can identify men at higher risk and may lead to targeted screening, according to researchers at CPIC and colleagues. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 A major international study has identified 23 new genetic variants that are associated with an increased risk of developing prostate cancer, according to researchers at the Cancer Prevention Institute of California (CPIC) and their colleagues. With this new study, there are now 100 genetic variants...

2014-09-24 12:29:06

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer recently announced the donation of two mobile health vehicles to LSU Health Sciences Center and Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation. Through a competitive process, the vehicles have been awarded to two reputable health service providers. Both institutions that share ZERO's mission and will leverage the donation to ensure high-risk men continue to receive free prostate cancer testing via the mobile...

2014-09-24 08:27:58

Prostate Cancer Survivor Joe Torre, Three Prominent Advocacy Organizations and Genomic Health Partner to Encourage Men to Seek Genomic Testing to Enable More Confident Treatment Decisions and Avoid Life-altering Side Effects REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with Men's Health Network (MHN), Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN), ZERO - the End of Prostate Cancer and Joe Torre, four-time world champion baseball Hall-of-Famer and prostate cancer survivor,...

2014-09-18 08:29:25

Key evaluation to inform the US Food and Drug Administration regulatory submission SYDNEY, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian biomarker discovery company Minomic International Ltd will today launch an important US trial of its MiStat(TM) prostate cancer screening test, planning to achieve US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory approval upon completion. Minomic's proprietary MiStat(TM) technology is a screening assay capable of identifying the presence of a...

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2014-09-16 07:06:57

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study of more than 87,000 individuals of European, African, Japanese and Latino ancestry has revealed 23 new genetic susceptibility locations indicating risk of prostate cancer, contributing to greater knowledge and hope for future prevention of the disease. The study, co-led by Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California (USC), and scientists and researchers in the United Kingdom, is the largest of its kind and the...

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...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.