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2014-10-28 12:30:57

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), with funding from the Movember Foundation, proudly announces an innovative program called the Movember Foundation-PCF Scientific Reproducibility Initiative. Due to reports of issues related to the reproducibility of high-impact biomedical research findings, this initiative will assess the reproducibility of research findings with implications for prostate cancer patients. "The...

2014-10-27 12:30:47

Men deserve to know where they stand to have a fighting chance and with early detection, the survival rate for prostate cancer can be over 90 per cent TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Prostate Cancer Canada responds today to guidelines released from The Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) recommending that the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test should be eliminated as a screening tool for prostate cancer. Prostate Cancer Canada disagrees with the recommendations and wants...

2014-10-27 12:30:42

Task Force says harms of PSA screening outweigh the benefits OTTAWA, Oct. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Today the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC) released an updated guideline on screen­ing for prostate cancer using the prostate specific antigen (PSA) test. Based on the balance between the possible benefits and potential harms of early diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, the CTFPHC recommends not screening for prostate cancer with the PSA test. Guidelines are published in...

2014-10-27 12:29:22

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCQB: GNBT) today announced two presentations demonstrating that the extent of the immunological response triggered by its novel proprietary cancer immunotherapeutic AE37 vaccine correlated with a reduction of relapse in breast cancer patients. The AE37 cancer vaccine is being developed by the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc....

2014-10-24 23:01:37

SonaCare Medical, LLC, leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Mark Carol, M.D. as Chief Executive Officer, President and member of the Board effective immediately. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 SonaCare Medical, LLC, leader in minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) technology, announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dr. Mark Carol, M.D. as Chief...

2014-10-23 23:11:49

AllMed webinar provides health plans with the latest information on when IMRT is medically necessary in cancer radiation therapy. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Data supports the use of Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) to optimize outcomes and reduce toxicities for certain cancers, but the procedure has recently come under government scrutiny for its high cost and because some physicians refer patients to facilities in which they have an ownership stake. During a...

2014-10-22 16:27:57

With a device necessary for many medical conditions and surgeries, manufacturers of urinary catheters have a safe and stable source of revenue that can withstand the steepest of economic downturns. VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - According to in-depth reports from iData Research, the leading global authority on medical device market research, the combined U.S. and European markets for urological devices was valued at almost US$4.7 billion in 2013, with both Coloplast and...

2014-10-22 08:27:56

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New test innovations will be the source of revenue growth in the in vitro diagnostic (IVD) test industry, especially as companies struggle with reimbursement challenges, according to Kalorama Information. The healthcare market researcher listed more than 25 testing innovations in important disease areas in academic settings that could be the future of IVD products. Kalorama details the new approaches its biennial survey of the IVD industry, The...

2014-10-21 08:34:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Honoring one's Hispanic heritage is about more than just celebrating your roots, it is about bringing awareness of issues that affect your community. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among Hispanic man, affecting 1-in-7 during their lifetime. Dr. David Samadi, chief of urology at Lennox Hill Hospital in New York City, is urging Latin women to have the men in their lives get a simple blood test as a way to screen their prostate health....

2014-10-20 08:33:28

Funds to Support Commercial Expansion in the U.S. and International Launch of the Veran Thoracic Navigation System(TM) ST. LOUIS, Mo., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veran Medical Technologies, a market leader in thoracic navigation for early detection of lung cancer, announced today the completion of a $12M financing to support the Company's continued commercial expansion in the U.S. and international launch of the Veran Thoracic Navigation System(TM). A strong syndicate of private...


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