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2014-09-04 12:26:30

Dr. Drew Pinsky's personal battle with prostate cancer inspires him to join forces with PCF SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) announced that Drew Pinsky, MD has been elected to the Board of Directors. "Drew has valuable experience in internal and addiction medicine," said Jonathan W. Simons, MD, president and CEO of PCF. "As one of approximately 16 million prostate cancer survivors worldwide, Drew brings personal...

2014-09-04 08:30:46

Pennsylvania physicians say beating it begins with communications HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The simple fact of life for men is that as they age the risk of prostate cancer increases. And, it's one of those things that men cringe about. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show increasing risk as men age from their 50s into their 60s and then 70s. With the exception of skin cancer, the CDC says prostate cancer is the most common...

2014-09-04 08:30:38

New additions to PowerLook AMP provide radiologists a consistent, standardized way to evaluate performance of breast imaging systems in real time NASHUA, N.H., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iCAD, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICAD), an industry-leading provider of advanced image analysis, workflow solutions and radiation therapy for the early identification and treatment of cancer, today announced that, in addition to Volpara(®)Density((TM)) volumetric breast density assessment software,...

2014-09-04 08:29:31

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TOLMAR Pharmaceuticals, Inc., focused on specialty pharmaceutical products, is partnering with the not-for-profit organization ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer in a series of events this fall that will bring together cancer survivors, healthcare providers, family, friends, athletes, and businesses united in their desire to fight prostate cancer. TOLMAR Pharmaceuticals is participating in the 26+ run/walk events hosted by ZERO...

2014-09-03 08:32:58

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September Promotes Importance of Early Detection to Save Men's Lives MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc., and the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) have partnered again this year to raise awareness among families across the country about the importance of putting prostate cancer check-ups on the calendar for the men in their lives....

2014-09-03 08:27:14

Innovative Urolift procedure for treatment of BPH in men has minimal side effects NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Symptoms of enlarged prostate affect millions of men, who suffer needlessly from frequent urination and difficulty emptying their bladder. Urinary tract obstruction from BPH can cause dangerous bladder problems in men including urinary retention, UTI and kidney failure. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/NY00250LOGO According to Dr. Alex...

2014-09-02 23:06:24

According to the European urological device market report by iData Research, over 1.6 million urological procedures will be performed by 2020 in Europe; this includes stone management, interventional BPH and nephrostomy procedures. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the European urological device market is expected to grow to over €2 billion...

2014-09-02 12:29:05

LUGPA and ZERO Urge Men to Man Up and Go to the Doctor WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, at the start of National Prostate Health Month (NPHM), professional association representing urology practices in the United States, LUGPA, and patient advocate organization, ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer, urged patients to man up and go to the doctor. "Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers among men in the United States," said Juan Reyna, M.D.,...

2014-09-02 08:26:41

Prostate Cancer Survivor Rodgers Invites Support for the Manogram® Project to Bring Life-saving Detection to Men BOSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the White House announcing September as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, AdMeTech Foundation released a new awareness campaign featuring Boston Marathon legend and prostate cancer survivor Bill Rodgers. The public service announcement will run on WBZ-TV, the local Boston CBS affiliate throughout the month of...

2014-09-01 16:21:50

LONDON, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC) Diagnostics: Technologies and Global Marketshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2009162/Circulating-Tumor-Cell-CTC-Diagnostics-Technologies-and-Global-Markets.html STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVESThis report, PHM153A - Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC) Diagnostic: Technologies and Global Markets, gives market insight on monitoring tests used for cancer prognoses. The...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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