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Urinalysis For Detecting Prostate
2013-05-22 14:11:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online University of California, Irvine researchers recently wrote in the Journal of the American Chemical Society that they have found a safe and inexpensive way to identify clinically usable markers for prostate cancer in urine. The team's new early screening method for prostate cancer could also potentially be used to detect bladder and multiple myeloma cancers. “Our goal is a device the size of a home pregnancy test priced...

2013-05-21 14:53:31

Older prostate cancer patients with other underlying health conditions should think twice before committing to surgery or radiation therapy for their cancer, according to a multicenter study led by researchers in the UCLA Department of Urology. The study reports the 14-year survival outcomes of 3,000 men diagnosed with prostate cancer between 1994 and 1995. The results suggest that older patients with low- to intermediate-risk prostate cancer and who have at least three underlying health...

Agent Orange Linked To Lethal Prostate Cancer
2013-05-13 16:25:43

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists have found a link between lethal forms of prostate cancer and the chemical warfare toxin known as Agent Orange used in the Vietnam War. Researchers writing in the journal Cancer say they found links between Agent Orange exposure and deadly forms of prostate cancer. The herbicide was used as part of the military offensive during the Vietnam war in an attempt to destroy crops as well as the forest canopies that Viet Cong...

2013-05-10 23:02:20

New Green Light XPS laser treatment for prostate problems is now an option at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center. This new treatment is faster and more efficient than earlier options. SLEEPY HOLLOW, New York (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 A new laser treatment for Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) called Green Light XPS is being performed at Phelps Memorial Hospital Center in Sleepy Hollow, New York. There is little bleeding associated with the treatment, so even men taking blood thinners are...

Prostate Cancer Prevention From Tomato And Soy Consumption
2013-05-09 05:38:26

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Eating tomatoes and soy together could be better at preventing prostate cancer than consuming either food product by itself, according to new research published online in the journal Cancer Prevention Research. “In our study, we used mice that were genetically engineered to develop an aggressive form of prostate cancer,” John Erdman, a professor of food science and nutrition at the University of Illinois and one of the...

2013-05-08 17:53:05

An international group of investigators, led by researchers at Thomas Jefferson University's Kimmel Cancer Center, have solved the mystery of why a substantial percentage of castrate-resistant metastatic prostate cancer cells contain abnormally high levels of the pro-growth protein Stat5. They discovered that the gene that makes the protein is amplified – duplicated many times over – in these cancer cells, which allows them to produce excess amounts of the oncogenic protein....


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Prostate
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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