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2014-04-23 16:29:46

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Join Prostate Oncology Specialists for an educational talk about PROVENGE - a treatment to stimulate the immune system for advanced prostate cancer. Prostate cancer specialist, Dr. Jeffrey Turner, presents and reviews key topics: Why PROVENGE might be right for me? How do I know the PROVENGE treatment is working?How is PROVENGE different from hormone or chemotherapy?Does PROVENGE affect my PSA?How does PROVENGE boost my immune...

2011-08-16 14:00:00

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Lam, MD, a medical oncologist specializing in prostate cancer, has been named to the Super Doctors® list for a third year as recognized in a special advertising section in Los Angeles Magazine. In 2008, 2010 and 2011, Dr. Lam was selected by his peers as an outstanding practicing doctor in Southern California. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110816/SF53280) A board-certified internist and...

2011-03-29 21:10:00

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate Oncology Specialists, Inc. announces the launch of the "Prostate Snatchers" blog. It features contributions from a medical oncologist, Mark Scholz MD, who specializes only in prostate cancer and a prostate cancer patient, Ralph H. Blum. Both authors will provide perspectives on engaging topics. The bloggers are co-authors of the book Invasion of the Prostate Snatchers (August 2010, Other Press). They will be following the same...

2010-10-27 14:17:00

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate Oncology Specialists, Inc. of Marina del Rey is among the first sites in the nation to treat advanced prostate cancer patients with PROVENGE® (sipuleucel-T), the first in a new therapeutic class known as autologous cellular immunotherapies. PROVENGE was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of men with asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic castrate resistant (hormone...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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