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2013-12-11 23:25:26

Doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System have discovered that increased inflammation in the prostate may predict reduced risk for prostate cancer. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System have discovered that increased inflammation in the prostate may predict reduced risk for prostate cancer. The findings are published online in CANCER. Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men, with an estimated 240,000 new cases diagnosed...

2013-12-10 10:21:24

Data from the National Lung Cancer Screening Trial (NLST)—conducted by the American College of Radiology Imaging Network and National Cancer Institute Lung Screening Study—provided researchers the opportunity to investigate the probability that a cancer detected with screening low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) would not have progressed to become life threatening. The results of this investigation published online today in JAMA Internal Medicine suggest that up to 18 percent of the...

2013-11-21 23:25:56

Globalsurance has recently released a new blog article on the recent developments in prostate cancer detection. (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 In light of "Movember", the popular worldwide charity for raising funds and awareness for prostate cancer, Globalsurance has released a new blog article which discusses some of the recent scientific breakthroughs in prostate cancer detection and explains the difference between aggressive and non-aggressive prostate cancer. The article begins...

2013-09-30 13:57:37

Prostate cancer screening using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is widely used in France despite a lack of evidence showing that it reduces cancer deaths. Now, researchers have shown that men experience more harm than good from routine PSA screening, according to research to be presented on Monday by Professor Mathieu Boniol, at the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECC2013). Prof Boniol, Research Director at the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) and Professor at the...

Colorectal Cancer Screening Effective At Reducing Mortality Rates
2013-09-28 04:55:59

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online “Irrefutable” evidence that colorectal cancer (CRC) screening is effective at reducing the disease’s mortality rate should lead healthcare policymakers to shift resources currently devoted to breast and prostate cancer screenings to CRC testing, Belgian epidemiologist Philippe Autier will report this weekend. Autier, the vice president of population studies at the International Prevention Research Institute in France, will...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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