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2014-04-08 04:22:15

2014: The Year of Innovation in Men's Health, According to New York Urology Specialists NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Men have lower life expectancy than women. This discrepancy is especially pronounced for African American men who live 6 fewer years than women. According to the CDC, life expectancy in the US is 76 years for men compared to 81 for women. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/NY00250LOGO Over the past 25 years, care for diseases that affect women...

2014-04-07 16:10:23

A blood sample could one day be enough to diagnose many types of solid cancers, or to monitor the amount of cancer in a patient's body and responses to treatment. Previous versions of the approach, which relies on monitoring levels of tumor DNA circulating in the blood, have required cumbersome and time-consuming steps to customize it to each patient or have not been sufficiently sensitive. Now, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have devised a way to quickly bring...

2014-04-07 12:47:39

A new genetic "signature" to identify prostate cancer patients who are at high risk of their cancer recurring after surgery or radiotherapy has been developed by researchers in Canada, the 33rd conference of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO33) in Vienna will hear today (Saturday). Professor Robert Bristow will tell the conference that although surgery and precision radiotherapy are the mainstays of treatment for cancer that is confined to the prostate, the cancer...

2014-04-07 12:45:16

The use of permanent brachytherapy, a procedure where radioactive sources are placed inside the prostate, into or near to the tumor, preserves erectile function in approximately 50% of patients with prostate cancer, a researcher will tell the ESTRO 33 congress today (Saturday). Brachytherapy works by giving a high dose of radiotherapy directly to the tumor, but only a very low dose to the surrounding normal tissues. Since erectile dysfunction (ED) can occur in up to 68% of patients who...

2014-04-07 12:33:09

Next-generation CyberKnife 10.0 Increases Accuracy, Reduces Treatment Time WESTERVILLE, Ohio, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus CyberKnife, a service of Mount Carmel St. Ann's Hospital, recently completed a major upgrade of its cancer treatment technology to the next-generation CyberKnife(®) 10.0 system. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DA98217 CyberKnife is a robotic technology that performs stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), a nonsurgical method of...

2014-04-07 08:31:25

HOUSTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- C4 Imaging LLC is pleased to announce the first patient implant with Sirius(TM), its novel positive-signal MRI Marker. Sirius(TM) is used following treatment of prostate cancer with brachytherapy to facilitate seed localization within the prostate, utilizing a single post-implant Magnetic Resonance (MR) imaging procedure. The first implant was performed at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, Texas) and was used during a procedure...

2014-04-07 08:31:07

Company Corrects His False Claims About Annual Report and Phase III Trial BETHESDA, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics (NASDAQ: NWBO) (NW Bio), a biotechnology company developing DCVax® personalized immune therapies for solid tumor cancers, today again set the record straight: Adam Feuerstein's latest, sensationalized headline claims about the Company's annual report and Phase III trial are once again factually wrong and materially misleading....

2014-04-04 23:25:18

For a limited time, Healthy Vitamins is offering New Chapter Prostate 5LX 60 count with Every Man One Daily and Wholemega 10 count bottles, and Bone Strength Take Care 60 count with Every Woman One Daily and Wholemega 10 count bottles, for $20. (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 New Chapter, a premier Whole Food Supplements company has teamed with Healthy Vitamins to offer two unique trial packs, one for men and one for women. “According to Independent Natural Product sales data, New Chapter’s...

2014-04-04 23:22:41

Researchers in Italy say their review of studies on the link between selenium and malignancies like bladder cancer turned up too little evidence to support supplementation. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Italian scientists say patients fighting bladder cancer and other types of cancer are not likely to get any benefit from the metalloid nutritional supplement, selenium. The new meta-analysis has just been posted on the Cancer Monthly website and can be read by clicking here....

2014-04-03 12:29:05

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer has been selected as one of 2014 Best Nonprofits to work for by The NonProfit Times' annual survey. ZERO ranked 44 in a group of top-tier nonprofits nationwide. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130129/DC50244LOGO "We're honored to be recognized as one of the top 50 best nonprofits to work for in the U.S.," said ZERO's CEO Jamie Bearse. "This great distinction is reflected in the dedication...


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