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2013-06-25 19:22:05

A Johns Hopkins study of more than 1,800 men ages 52 to 62 suggests that African-Americans diagnosed with very-low-risk prostate cancers are much more likely than white men to actually have aggressive disease that goes unrecognized with current diagnostic approaches. Although prior studies have found it safe to delay treatment and monitor some presumably slow-growing or low-risk prostate cancers, such "active surveillance" (AS) does not appear to be a good idea for black men, the study...

2013-06-11 23:28:58

Men´s Cancer Awareness Month in June: Myths about Prostate Cancer Plainview, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men, with one in six men having a prostate cancer diagnosis, yet it remains one of the most elusive. “There´s a lot of information about prostate cancer, but there´s even more misinformation about the disease,” says Olga Falkowski, M.D., a board-certified pathologist who serves as the Medical Director and...

2013-06-11 15:07:59

New research analyzing breast cancer mortality data spanning almost 40 years concludes that breast cancer screening does not yet show an effect on mortality statistics. The research, published in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, analyzed mortality trends before and after the introduction of the National Health Service Breast Screening Programme in 1988. The research was based on an analysis of mortality statistics in the Oxford region because, unlike the rest of England, all...

2013-06-03 23:22:59

Save 10% on all Men's Health lab testing this June with promo code MEN10. Hurry, this offer expires June 30, 2013. Brecksville, OH (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 With Father´s day around the corner, June is an ideal time to focus on all the important men in our lives. For the entire month of June 2013 Request A Test, a national provider of direct to consumer lab testing, is offering 10% off of all tests in the Men´s Health category. This discount applies to a variety of testing options...

2013-05-27 23:04:06

Healthy Prostate created by Ronald Bazar is a newly updated book that covers an effective treatment for prostate problem. A full Healthy Prostate review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if the book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 Healthy Prostate created by Ronald Bazar is a newly updated book that covers an effective treatment for prostate, healthy prostate exercises, and step-by-step instructions on how to follow these exercises. The book also includes...

Urinalysis For Detecting Prostate
2013-05-22 14:11:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online University of California, Irvine researchers recently wrote in the Journal of the American Chemical Society that they have found a safe and inexpensive way to identify clinically usable markers for prostate cancer in urine. The team's new early screening method for prostate cancer could also potentially be used to detect bladder and multiple myeloma cancers. “Our goal is a device the size of a home pregnancy test priced...

2013-05-21 14:53:31

Older prostate cancer patients with other underlying health conditions should think twice before committing to surgery or radiation therapy for their cancer, according to a multicenter study led by researchers in the UCLA Department of Urology. The study reports the 14-year survival outcomes of 3,000 men diagnosed with prostate cancer between 1994 and 1995. The results suggest that older patients with low- to intermediate-risk prostate cancer and who have at least three underlying health...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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