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2013-07-15 08:26:50

SAN DIEGO, CA and VANCOUVER, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sophiris Bio Inc. (Sophiris, 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 the appointment of Joseph Turner to its Board of Directors effective and contingent upon the closing of the Company's proposed initial U.S. public offering of its common shares and listing...

2013-07-12 16:22:05

SAN DIEGO & VANCOUVER, July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sophiris Bio Inc. (Sophiris, TSX: SHS) (the "Company" or "Sophiris"), a biopharmaceutical company developing a clinical-stage, targeted treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or enlarged prostate), today announced the resignation of both Noah Knauf and Amit Sobti, the Warburg Pincus nominees to its Board of Directors. The resignation of the Warburg Pincus nominees is in conjunction with the independent sales...

Prostate Cancer Risk Associated With Intake Of Omega-3 Fatty Acids
2013-07-11 13:52:56

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute confirmed a link between high blood concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids and an increased risk of prostate cancer. Researchers found that high concentrations of EPA, DPA and DHA, three anti-inflammatory and metabolically related fatty acids, are associated with a 71 percent increased risk of high-grade prostate cancer. The study also found a 44 percent increase in the...

2013-07-10 10:17:07

Among men who had undergone radical prostatectomy, daily consumption of a beverage powder supplement containing soy protein isolate for 2 years did not reduce or delay development of biochemical recurrence of prostate cancer compared to men who received placebo, according to a study in the July 10 issue of JAMA. "Prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed malignancy and the second most frequent cause of male cancer death in the United States and other Western countries but is far...

2013-07-09 23:28:38

Dr. Gary addressed a meeting of the Us TOO prostate cancer support group in Sierra Vista, AZ via Skype on June 28, 2013, discussing emotional self-care and communications. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Dr. Gary addressed a meeting of the Us TOO prostate cancer support group in Sierra Vista, AZ via Skype on June 28, 2013. A specialist in the emotional impact of chronic and catastrophic illnesses, Gary McClain, PhD, developed JustGotDiagnosed.com to address a serious need he saw...

2013-07-09 23:02:45

Men plan to continue getting prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests despite recommendations that suggests men should not be screened, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Men plan to continue getting prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests despite recommendations that suggests men should not be screened, according to a new study by researchers at RTI International. In October 2011, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an...

2013-06-25 19:22:05

A Johns Hopkins study of more than 1,800 men ages 52 to 62 suggests that African-Americans diagnosed with very-low-risk prostate cancers are much more likely than white men to actually have aggressive disease that goes unrecognized with current diagnostic approaches. Although prior studies have found it safe to delay treatment and monitor some presumably slow-growing or low-risk prostate cancers, such "active surveillance" (AS) does not appear to be a good idea for black men, the study...

2013-06-25 13:08:08

Research paper in the Journal of Pathology reveals protein's role in tumor microenvironment Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute have uncovered for the first time the vital role a popular protein plays in the stroma, the cell-lined area outside of a prostate tumor. Researchers have long understood the function of the protein, Caveolin-1 (Cav-1), in prostate cancer, including its role in treatment resistance and disease aggressiveness. However,...

2013-06-18 10:28:32

Study suggests low-risk patients can forgo immediate treatment Many men with low-risk, localized prostate cancers can safely choose active surveillance or "watchful waiting" instead of undergoing immediate treatment and have better quality of life while reducing health care costs, according to a study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital. Writing in the June 18 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine, the authors said their statistical...

2013-06-16 23:00:46

Online Insurance Marketplace (http://www.onlineinsurancemarketplace.com), announces new blog, “Prostate cancer and its dangers — The importance of buying a life insurance!” (PRWEB) June 16, 2013 Online Insurance Marketplace has released a blog explaining the dangers and factors that cause prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common malignant disease occurring in men and is an important cause of mortality. However, if detected in its early stages, it can be treated...


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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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