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2013-09-09 08:27:13

Massachusetts Legislature's investment of $1.5 million for clinical trial of MRI (Manogram®) could turn the tide against the second most lethal cancer in men. Boston Marathon Legend and Prostate Cancer Survivor Bill Rodgers Joins the Fight Against an Epidemic That Claims 1 in 6 Men. BOSTON, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hall of fame long-distance runner Bill Rodgers was so dominant in the Boston and New York Marathons between 1975 and 1980 that it was no surprise when he...

2013-09-06 23:00:53

In the fight to find the cure for Prostate Cancer, 180Fusion partners with Prostate Cancer Research Institute. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 180Fusion, an award-winning SEO services company, was recognized for the long standing support in their fight against prostate cancer. The CEO of 180Fusion was again elected to host the 2013 Prostate Cancer Conference Dinner Gala. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and to help find the cure, PCRI holds the Prostate...

2013-09-05 16:26:14

SAN DIEGO AND VANCOUVER, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sophiris Bio Inc. (NASDAQ: SPHS, TSX: SHS) (the "Company" or "Sophiris"), a biopharmaceutical company developing a clinical stage, targeted treatment for the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or enlarged prostate), today announced that Randall E. Woods, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview at the Stifel Healthcare Conference 2013 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston,...

2013-09-03 23:28:32

PR Labs today shared the results of a survey detailing why women are major buyers of prostate supplements. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 When you think of prostate health you normally think of men - but a new survey by the makers of Prost-P10x® gives insight into why women are major purchasers of prostate supplements. Prostate health affects over 50m men in the USA. Symptoms include difficulty urinating, "stopping and starting", urgency and frequency as well as...

2013-08-31 23:17:30

Master Prostate, a Great American Health product, just received a glowing review from Brett T. Person M.D. for Master Prostate, a prostate health supplement designed to encourage better overall prostate health. Destin, FL (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Men are increasingly experiencing prostate problem, such as frequent trips to the bathroom. Dr. Person’s positive review explains the importance of health advice and check-ups but also explains the power of prostate health supplements. “I...

Coffee May Help Lower Prostate Cancer Risks
2013-08-27 04:35:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Coffee consumption could help limit the progression of prostate cancer, as well as helping prevent the disease from recurring, experts from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) claim in a new study. Writing in the journal Cancer Causes & Control, the researchers reported that men who consumed at least four cups of the caffeinated beverage each day experienced a 59 percent decrease in their risk of prostate cancer...

2013-08-23 12:24:07

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cancer Resource Foundation hosts the 13(th) Annual Boston Prostate Walk & 5K to support prostate cancer in Massachusetts. The event will take place at the Boston College campus at 140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill Massachusetts on September 15(th), 2013. The event will include a 1-mile walk and a 5K (3.1 mile) race as well as other family fun activities. All proceeds from the event will support prostate cancer...

2013-08-23 12:23:52

SAN DIEGO and VANCOUVER, Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sophiris Bio Inc. (NASDAQ: SPHS, TSX: SHS) (the "Company" or "Sophiris"), a biopharmaceutical company developing a clinical-stage, targeted treatment for the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or enlarged prostate), today announced that it has closed its previously announced initial U.S. public offering (the "Offering"). The Company issued 13,000,000 common shares at a price of US$5.00 per share for aggregate gross...

Propecia May Help Prevent Risk Of Prostate Cancer
2013-08-16 05:02:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Finasteride, a popular treatment for male pattern baldness also known as Propecia, can reduce a person’s risk of contracting prostate cancer by about one-third, according to research appearing in the August 15 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. According to HealthDay News reporter Dennis Thompson, the researchers conducted an 18-year follow up to the Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial (PCPT). The PCPT, a study which...

2013-08-15 11:55:34

A long-term follow-up to a groundbreaking study led by the director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center confirms that a drug shown to reduce risk of prostate cancer by more than a third has no impact on lifespan but further reduces the risk of prostate cancer. Reducing the risk of prostate tumors by about 30 percent - and low-grade tumors by 43 percent - means thousands of men can avoid a cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatments that significantly affect quality of life, said Ian...


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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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