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Certain Form Of Baldness At Age 45 Linked To Higher Risk Of

Certain Form Of Baldness At Age 45 Linked To Higher Risk Of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

Kate Blackburn, American Society of Clinical Oncology A new, large cohort analysis from the prospective Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian (PLCO) Cancer Screening Trial, indicates that men who had moderate baldness affecting both the front...

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2014-09-23 12:27:13

Know Your Stats® Campaign Kicks-Off Sixth Season for Prostate Cancer Awareness LINTHICUM, Md., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about prostate cancer and generate support for those affected by the deadly disease. It also is the time when the Urology Care Foundation and the National Football League urge all men to take charge of their health through the Know Your Stats(®) About Prostate Cancer campaign....

2014-09-22 20:23:55

NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From New York to Seattle and Tampa up to Montreal, women are urging the men in their lives to get a simple blood test as part of the #SamadiChallenge. Created as a way to promote the importance of prostate health, the #SamadiChallenge is the brainchild of Dr. David B. Samadi, chief of urology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. The challenge has gone viral over Facebook. http://youtu.be/jWr4zKdCpYg "I asked women to have a man in their...

2014-09-22 08:27:42

-- Free Or Low Cost Screenings Help To Diagnose Second Leading Cause of Death Among Men Which Can Be Easily Treated If Caught Early -- DENVER, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men, but it is easily treated when caught early - the problem is that too often it is not. That is why the Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC), - a national organization committed to men's health and a leader in prostate cancer...

2014-09-18 08:30:17

U.S. Senators Boxer, Sessions Introduce Bill to Create National Prostate Cancer Council BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Senators Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Jeff Sessions (R-AL) yesterday introduced legislation that would create a National Prostate Cancer Council, a group of federal agencies, patients, and medical experts charged with developing and implementing a national strategic plan to advance prostate cancer diagnostics to improve patient care....

2014-09-18 08:29:25

Key evaluation to inform the US Food and Drug Administration regulatory submission SYDNEY, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australian biomarker discovery company Minomic International Ltd will today launch an important US trial of its MiStat(TM) prostate cancer screening test, planning to achieve US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulatory approval upon completion. Minomic's proprietary MiStat(TM) technology is a screening assay capable of identifying the presence of a...

2014-09-17 23:06:31

The George Washington Medical Faculty Associates tackles men’s health in the latest Epicure with the Chef MDs with Rasika’s James Beard Award-winning Chef Vikram Sunderam. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The probability of prostate cancer increases with age and family history. Along with regular screening and examination, a healthy diet could decrease the risk of prostate cancer. In this episode of Epicure with the Chef MDs, renowned Chef Vikram Sunderam of Rasika joins...

2014-09-17 12:28:04

The Crusade for Greater Prostate Imaging Awareness in Men with Prostate Cancer MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate Oncology Specialists announces the launch of the Prostate Vanguard, an awareness campaign to educate men about new imaging technology destined to replace multiple rectal needle biopsies of the prostate. Annually, a million men undergo random needle biopsy of the prostate gland through the rectum. Multi-parametric MRI (MP-MRI) of the prostate...

2014-09-15 23:04:47

A genetic discovery out of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is leading to a highly accurate test for aggressive prostate cancer and identifies new avenues for treatment. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 A genetic discovery out of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is leading to a highly accurate test for aggressive prostate cancer and identifies new avenues for treatment. The analysis, published today in the American Journal of Pathology,...

2014-09-12 12:24:57

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- September not only marks the end of summer and the start of football season, but is also National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. This month serves as a reminder to be aware of the most common cancer in American men and the second leading cause of cancer death in men next to skin cancer - prostate cancer. Chesapeake Urology Associates reminds all men to take charge of their health....

2014-09-11 16:27:19

BOSTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN) announced today that it will host its "Tenth Annual African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit," in the Russell Senate Office Building, on Capitol Hill, and at the Washington Convention Center, from September 25 - 26, 2014. The Summit will focus on African American men's most pressing prostate cancer issues, including: -- Clarity on the Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Test and the...


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2013-03-04 15:21:55

The male prostate gland acts as an exocrine gland in the male reproductive system. It is a firm, partly muscular, chestnut sized gland near the neck of the urethra in males. Formation and Orientation The prostate is usually formed within the ninth week of the embryonic stage in reproductive development. The prostate can be separated into either “lobes” or “zones”. When looking at a prostate divided into zones, there are four distinct regions. The first zone is the Peripheral...

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