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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...

2013-06-12 23:19:24

Diet Doc combines decades of scientific research with modern-day technology, developing new diet plans for men that are unsophisticated, uncomplicated and accessible, helping to avoid non-detection of prostate cancer due to excess weight. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Cancer of the prostate is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in men. The American Cancer Society reported 28,000 deaths in 2012 from prostate cancer in the United States and estimate that over 238,000 new...

2013-06-12 23:04:25

People sleep better when using light bulbs that don't produce blue light and eyeglasses that absorb blue light sold by Photonic Developments LLC at http://www.lowbluelights.com. Better sleep may reduce the risk of prostate cancer. University Heights, OH (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 A new study at the University of Iceland (1) showed that over a five year period, 135 men developed prostate cancer out of 2102 men in the study. Those who reported poor sleep patterns were about twice as likely to...

2013-06-11 23:28:58

Men´s Cancer Awareness Month in June: Myths about Prostate Cancer Plainview, NY (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men, with one in six men having a prostate cancer diagnosis, yet it remains one of the most elusive. “There´s a lot of information about prostate cancer, but there´s even more misinformation about the disease,” says Olga Falkowski, M.D., a board-certified pathologist who serves as the Medical Director and...


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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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