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New Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Introduced
2013-05-04 07:28:32

Healthy men under the age of 55 do not need routine annual prostate cancer screenings, according to new clinical practice guidelines released by the American Urological Association (AUA).

2013-05-03 23:01:00

Outside the National Cancer Institute, LIJ is one of only two US medical centers to offer new prostate fusion biopsy technology. New Hyde Park, NY (PRWEB) May

Obesity Linked To Increased Risk Of Prostate Cancer
2013-04-24 09:24:35

Researchers have discovered that benign precancerous lesions detected in prostate biopsies are more likely to develop into prostate cancer for obese men compared to their normal-weight counterparts.

2013-04-17 14:35:17

Focusing prostate cancer testing on men at highest risk of developing the disease is likely to improve the ratio between benefits and the harms of screening.

2013-04-15 14:05:31

Genetic variants have been identified which can increase serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) concentrations and prostate cancer risk.

2013-04-09 11:39:10

Men between the ages of 50 and 69 should discuss the limited benefits and substantial harms of the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test with their doctor before undergoing screening for prostate cancer.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.