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Certain Form Of Baldness At Age 45 Linked To Higher Risk Of

Certain Form Of Baldness At Age 45 Linked To Higher Risk Of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Kate Blackburn, American Society of Clinical Oncology A new, large cohort analysis from the prospective Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial, indicates that men who had moderate baldness affecting both the front...

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2014-09-18 23:08:33

New Assay to Test Target Compounds for Anti-Obesity Therapeutics State College, PA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 INDIGO Biosciences, a leading provider of nuclear receptor products and services announced today that it has released a new Human Estrogen-related Orphan Receptor Gamma (NR3B3; ERRγ) Assay System. Three different assay kits are available. ERRγ is naturally expressed in the central nervous system, and at lower relative levels in a variety of other tissue types, including kidney,...

2014-09-18 23:02:55

Doctors at Christ Hospital operate using the latest da Vinci system. Patient in excellent condition in another first for CarePoint Health. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 CarePoint Health is proud to announce that the first prostatectomy (the removal of a cancerous prostate, along with the adjacent glands) in the State of New Jersey using the new da Vinci robotic Xi platform was performed at Christ Hospital on September 8, 2014. The surgery was performed by Dr. Mutahar Ahmed...

2014-09-18 08:30:17

U.S. Senators Boxer, Sessions Introduce Bill to Create National Prostate Cancer Council BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Jeff Sessions (R-AL) yesterday introduced legislation that would create a National Prostate Cancer Council, a group of federal agencies, patients, and medical experts charged with developing and implementing a national strategic plan to advance prostate cancer diagnostics to improve patient care....

2014-09-18 08:29:59

Additional Data Demonstrate Accuray TomoTherapy and CyberKnife® Systems Provide Precise Dose Delivery and Tumor Management SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY) announced today that studies presented at the 56th Annual American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Meeting in San Francisco, September 14 - 17, 2014 continue to reinforce broad-based healthcare professional support of the clinical and quality of life benefits the CyberKnife® and...

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...

2014-09-17 23:06:31

The George Washington Medical Faculty Associates tackles men’s health in the latest Epicure with the Chef MDs with Rasika’s James Beard Award-winning Chef Vikram Sunderam. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The probability of prostate cancer increases with age and family history. Along with regular screening and examination, a healthy diet could decrease the risk of prostate cancer. In this episode of Epicure with the Chef MDs, renowned Chef Vikram Sunderam of Rasika joins...

2014-09-17 20:22:13

Oral presentation at American Society for Radiation Oncology Annual Meeting describes Decipher's ability to identify high-risk prostate cancer patients that may benefit from radiation therapy after surgery, improving treatment decision-making SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced that data featured in an oral presentation at the 56(th) Annual Meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) demonstrates convincing evidence of the...

2014-09-17 12:28:04

The Crusade for Greater Prostate Imaging Awareness in Men with Prostate Cancer MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate Oncology Specialists announces the launch of the Prostate Vanguard, an awareness campaign to educate men about new imaging technology destined to replace multiple rectal needle biopsies of the prostate. Annually, a million men undergo random needle biopsy of the prostate gland through the rectum. Multi-parametric MRI (MP-MRI) of the prostate...

2014-09-17 12:27:36

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer appointed former Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP) Director Leo Giambarresi, Ph.D., to its Board of Directors. Additionally, past CEO Quentin "Skip" Lockwood will assume the role of Vice Chairman of the Board while ESPN Commentator and former Vice Chairman Mitch Laurance will remain on the organization's board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130129/DC50244LOGO...

2014-09-17 12:26:49

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ScanMed of Resonance Innovations LLC is proud to introduce a world's first to the MRI market: The PROCURE(TM) Coil! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146548 The latest product in ScanMed's Game-Changer Coil Line is the The PROCURE(TM) Coil (Prostate, Rectum, Ovaries, Cervix, Uterus, Reproductive). The PROCURE(TM) features a first-of-a-kind, lightweight SemiFlex(TM) design that facilitates effortless and accurate positioning....


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