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2013-09-16 12:27:18

-- 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. 16, 2013 /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...

2013-09-16 08:28:55

Breakthrough Technology Approved for Treatment of BPH Delivers Durable and Effective Symptom Relief while Preserving Sexual Function PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoTract, Inc., today announced that it received De Novo approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the novel UroLift® System, the first permanent implant to relieve low or blocked urine flow in men age 50 and older with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), also known as...

2013-09-13 16:24:51

September 15 game to raise awareness for prostate cancer and remind fans to "Know Your Stats" CHICAGO, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, September 15, Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) will take the field with the Chicago Bears to tackle prostate cancer. The hospital has teamed up with the National Football League (NFL) and the Urology Care Foundation to encourage men to get off the bench and be proactive about their health through the "Know Your...

2013-09-12 23:02:30

Prominent physician, Dr. Bert Vorstman, warns about overreacting during prostate cancer awareness month. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Prominent Florida prostate cancer specialist, Bert Vorstman MD, MS, FAAP, FRACS, FACS, has posted his latest blog, “Made Sick from Prostate Cancer Awareness and Screening” on his URO HEALTH blog site.Dr Bert Vorstman is a Coral Springs based urological surgeon and patient advocate with some 30 years of surgical experience. Dr. Vorstman...

2013-09-12 12:12:56

3-gene biomarker gauges tumor's aggressiveness The level of expression of three genes associated with aging can be used to predict whether seemingly low-risk prostate cancer will remain slow-growing, according to researchers at the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center. Use of this three-gene biomarker, in conjunction with existing cancer-staging tests, could help physicians better determine which men with early prostate cancer can be safely...

2013-09-12 08:31:01

Urology experts clarify conflicting guidelines for PSA testing CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LUGPA, an organization advocating for integrated and coordinated urological care with more than 2,000 physician experts across the U.S., has been carefully monitoring the recent controversy surrounding the use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing for early detection of prostate cancer. Despite high-level evidence for the use of PSA testing as a screening tool and its role as a...

2013-09-10 23:22:28

A Connecticut InventHelp® client has invented the Healundy, which is being submitted to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The area under male’s scrotum, the perineal area which includes the prostate, anus and lower-coccyx tailgate, doesn’t get a lot of movement, so the flow of blood, urine, feces, semen, etc., is restricted. This can complicate painful conditions such as prostate/anal disease, hemorrhoids, swollen veins, etc. "I want to help...

2013-09-10 08:29:29

For the First Time in its History, the State House is Lit in Blue to Honor Prostate Cancer Awareness Day on September 12 BOSTON, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 12, Olympians Bill Rodgers and Aly Raisman will join Senate President Therese Murray, Speaker of the House Robert DeLeo, and other key legislators, physicians and advocates for the 5(th) Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Day at the Massachusetts State House. This event will take place just days after...

2013-09-10 04:22:15

- Company to Proceed with 2013 Commercial Launch of Novel Prostate Cancer Prognostic Test - CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamark Genetics, Inc., a privately-held biotechnology company, today announced positive results from a large clinical validation study of ProMark(TM), its biopsy-based prostate cancer prognostic test. The study, conducted in collaboration with Fred Saad, M.D., F.R.C.S., Professor and Chief, Division of Urology, Director of Urologic Oncology,...

2013-09-09 12:28:08

Just Days after President Barack Obama proclaims September as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, prostate cancer survivors and supporters join the Mayor of Newton as they walk and run to increase awareness for this important cause. BOSTON and NEWTON, Mass., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, September 15, 2013, Meteorologist Harvey Leonard will join Mayor Setti Warren to MC the 2013 Boston Prostate Cancer Walk & 5K. WHY: Prostate Cancer is the most common major...


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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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