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2012-07-02 22:10:54

Prostate cancer patients with cardiovascular disease were 52 per cent more likely to regret their treatment choices than men without problems with their heart or veins, according to a study published in the July issue of the urology journal BJUI International. Research led by Harvard Medical School, USA, looked at 795 men with recurrent cancer in the Comprehensive Observational Multicenter Prostate Adenocarcinoma (COMPARE) registry. "Treatment regret can have an adverse impact on a...

2012-02-03 10:00:00

Prostate cancer is the number one cancer affecting men in North America. One non-surgical treatment option is HIFU - High Intensity Focused Ultrasound. Maple Leaf HIFU was the first clinic to pioneer the treatment in North America. The HIFU prostate cancer treatment option is growing in popularity with patients and urologists. The procedure was approved by Health Canada in 2003, and an FDA reponse to the clinical Ablatherm HIFU trials is expected in 2013. Meanwhile, research continues to show...

2012-01-25 12:45:00

Urinary Catheter Market to See Strong Growth through 2018 According to a Recent iData Research Report Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. urological device market was valued at over $3.5 billion in 2011 and is expected to reach almost $6 billion by 2018. The fastest-growing segment in the urological device market in 2011 was the market for...

2012-01-20 08:00:00

The Maple Leaf HIFU clinic recently welcomed a prestigious urologist, Dr. Bobby Shayegan, to its team to help support the continued growth and demand for this alternative prostate cancer treatment option. (PRWEB) January 20, 2012 The Maple Leaf HIFU clinic in downtown Toronto, Canada, was the first North American clinic to offer High Intensity Focused Ultrasound as a treatment option for men with prostate cancer. The HIFU clinic recently welcomed a prestigious urologist, Dr. Bobby Shayegan,...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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