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2013-02-21 23:00:18

Gilda's Club in Grand Rapids, Mich. to host Dr. Brian Lane on March 5, 2013. Grand Rapids, Michigan (PRWEB) February 21, 2013 Patient Advocates for Advanced Cancer Treatments (PAACT) has announced that Dr. Brian Lane will discuss the changes and challenges that prostate cancer patients face in treatment and in daily life. His presentation on "Prostate Cancer Treatment: Weighing the Options Before, During and After" will be held on Tuesday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at the Gilda's Club, in Grand...

2013-02-11 11:00:16

A new study suggests that exercise may reduce Caucasian men's risk of developing prostate cancer. And among Caucasian men who do have prostate cancer, exercise may reduce their risk of having more serious forms of the disease. Unfortunately, the benefits do not seem to apply to African- American men. The study is published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. Previous research has linked exercise to a reduced risk of developing prostate cancer....

2012-12-18 14:19:05

Researchers at Mayo Clinic's campus in Florida have identified an enzyme specifically linked to aggressive prostate cancer, and have also developed a compound that inhibits the ability of this molecule to promote the metastatic spread of the cancer. Their study, published in the Dec. 18 online edition of Molecular Cancer Research, is the first to link the enzyme PRSS3 to prostate cancer. "This molecule is a protease, which means it digests other molecules. Our data suggests PRSS3...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
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