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2014-09-11 12:27:33

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) has awarded 27 new Young Investigator Awards selected from 16 countries to advance new drug discovery, immunotherapy, nutritional sciences, and diagnostics for precision medicine. Young Investigator (YI) Awards stand out among PCF's prestigious research programs, and serve to jumpstart the research careers of recent MDs and PhDs. These 3-year awards are game-changing investments that...

2014-09-09 08:31:59

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenSpera, Inc. (OTCBB: GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued patent 8,822,406 "Tumor Activated Prodrugs." The patent covers the composition of a specific prodrug activated by Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) that is designed to deliver a thapsigargin derivative selectively to prostate cancers. PSA is an enzyme...

2014-09-04 08:30:46

Pennsylvania physicians say beating it begins with communications HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The simple fact of life for men is that as they age the risk of prostate cancer increases. And, it's one of those things that men cringe about. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show increasing risk as men age from their 50s into their 60s and then 70s. With the exception of skin cancer, the CDC says prostate cancer is the most common...

2014-09-04 08:29:31

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TOLMAR Pharmaceuticals, Inc., focused on specialty pharmaceutical products, is partnering with the not-for-profit organization ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer in a series of events this fall that will bring together cancer survivors, healthcare providers, family, friends, athletes, and businesses united in their desire to fight prostate cancer. TOLMAR Pharmaceuticals is participating in the 26+ run/walk events hosted by ZERO...

2014-09-03 08:32:58

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September Promotes Importance of Early Detection to Save Men's Lives MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc., and the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA) have partnered again this year to raise awareness among families across the country about the importance of putting prostate cancer check-ups on the calendar for the men in their lives....

2014-09-03 08:27:14

Innovative Urolift procedure for treatment of BPH in men has minimal side effects NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Symptoms of enlarged prostate affect millions of men, who suffer needlessly from frequent urination and difficulty emptying their bladder. Urinary tract obstruction from BPH can cause dangerous bladder problems in men including urinary retention, UTI and kidney failure. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/NY00250LOGO According to Dr. Alex...

2014-09-02 23:06:24

According to the European urological device market report by iData Research, over 1.6 million urological procedures will be performed by 2020 in Europe; this includes stone management, interventional BPH and nephrostomy procedures. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 According to a new report by iData Research (http://www.idataresearch.com), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the European urological device market is expected to grow to over €2 billion...

2014-09-02 12:29:05

LUGPA and ZERO Urge Men to Man Up and Go to the Doctor WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, at the start of National Prostate Health Month (NPHM), professional association representing urology practices in the United States, LUGPA, and patient advocate organization, ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer, urged patients to man up and go to the doctor. "Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers among men in the United States," said Juan Reyna, M.D.,...

2014-09-02 08:26:41

Prostate Cancer Survivor Rodgers Invites Support for the Manogram® Project to Bring Life-saving Detection to Men BOSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the White House announcing September as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, AdMeTech Foundation released a new awareness campaign featuring Boston Marathon legend and prostate cancer survivor Bill Rodgers. The public service announcement will run on WBZ-TV, the local Boston CBS affiliate throughout the month of...

tomatoes fight prostate cancer
2014-08-28 04:42:17

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Men looking to reduce their risk of developing prostate cancer could benefit by consuming at least 10 servings of tomatoes per week, according to new research appearing in a recent edition of the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention. Doing so can decrease the risk of contracting the disease by 18 percent, Vanessa Er of the University of Bristol’s School of Social and Community Medicine and her colleagues claim in...


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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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