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2014-05-16 08:26:14

SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences today announced the launch of the Decipher® Portal Professional, a mobile app designed for iPad tablets that allows registered medical practitioners to use and understand genomic information about prostate cancer and how it can impact their clinical practice. It offers physicians the opportunity to explore Decipher clinical data on interactive graphs, engage in hands-on exploration of clinical use scenarios and learn more...

2014-05-14 08:26:33

NEW YORK, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nymox Pharmaceutical Corporation (NASDAQ: NYMX) specializes in the research and development of therapeutics and diagnostics, with a particular emphasis on products targeted for the unmet needs of the aging population. The Company has just completed its second Phase 3 clinical trial for its new drug for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Nymox has a number of drugs in development for other indications such as E. coli infection, Alzheimer's...

2014-05-08 08:32:48

SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences announced today that the company's Decipher® Prostate Cancer Classifier will be featured in multiple sessions during the American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting taking place May 16-21 in Orlando, FL. Two data presentations will detail validation studies supporting the use of Decipher to predict risk of metastasis in men following prostate surgery. Decipher has also been included in independent CME and educational...

2014-05-07 23:09:14

Survey results published today, by a Tampa Bay medical device manufacturer, BioDerm, reveal a surprising connection between music and patient’s perceptions of the side effects of prostate cancer treatment. Largo, FL (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 In a survey of more than 200 men with prostate cancer and their caregivers, BioDerm found that opera fans were more than 40% more likely than non-opera fans to report that their side effects after prostate cancer treatment were “worse” or “much...

2014-05-06 08:35:05

New Prognostic Biopsy Test Is Designed To Guide Individual Treatment Decisions About Prostate Cancer CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metamark Genetics, Inc. today announced that it has initiated clinical use of the company's ProMark(TM) prognostic test to help guide the medical management of patients with early-stage prostate cancer. ProMark(TM) is the first and only proteomic multiplex assay for intact biopsy tissue to assess the potential aggressiveness of...

Vitamin D Deficiency And Prostate Cancer
2014-05-02 05:33:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the past, vitamin D deficiency has been linked to conditions such as bone pain and muscle weakness – but a new report has found that a lack of the “sunshine vitamin” is related to a higher risk for aggressive prostate cancer. Published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research, the new report included European-American and African-American men who experienced their first prostate biopsy due to unusual prostate-specific antigen...

2014-04-29 16:27:03

TORONTO, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY -- Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) will announce national research funding aimed at identifying prostate cancer patients who need to be treated aggressively and those who do not. Three major research teams in Edmonton, Toronto and Sherbrooke will receive close to $5 million for projects that will help prevent the overtreatment of prostate cancer. Funds for these projects...

2014-04-29 08:31:36

TORONTO, April 29, 2014 /CNW/ - The following B-Roll is available by Video On-Demand web download: STORY SUMMARY -- Prostate Cancer Canada (PCC) will announce national research funding aimed at identifying prostate cancer patients who need to be treated aggressively and those who do not. Three major research teams in Edmonton, Toronto and Sherbrooke will receive close to $5 million for projects that will help prevent the overtreatment of prostate cancer. Funds for these projects...

2014-04-24 08:34:08

Beckman Coulter's Prostate Health Index (phi) Available Nationwide for Better Prostate Cancer Detection BREA, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, a global leader in prostate cancer diagnostics, announces national availability of the Prostate Health Index (phi)*, a simple, non-invasive blood test that is three times more specific in detecting prostate cancer(1) than PSA (prostate-specific antigen). The new test's accuracy decreases the need for many men...

2014-04-23 23:10:18

According to a new Korean study, a new method of diagnosing bladder cancer could “augment or replace” current approaches. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Cancer researchers in Korea say they have developed a simpler and less invasive way to diagnose bladder cancer from a urine sample. Details of the new study have just been posted on the Cancer Monthly website. Click here to learn more. Scientists with the Natural Product Research Institute at Seoul National University have...


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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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Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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