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2013-10-30 11:00:30

Men who are overweight or obese when they are diagnosed with prostate cancer are more likely to die from the disease than men who are of healthy weight, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in the journal Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. In patients with more aggressive forms of prostate cancer, the researchers also found an even stronger correlation between obesity and mortality. This study included 751 Kaiser Permanente patients with prostate cancer who...

2013-10-28 11:33:50

Genealogical and medical records of males in Utah's multi-generational families were analyzed An analysis of the genealogical and medical records of males in Utah's multi-generational families strongly supports the case that inherited variations in the Y chromosome, the male sex chromosome, play a role in the development of prostate cancer, according to a study presented today (Friday, Oct. 25) at the American Society of Human Genetics 2013 meeting in Boston. The study identified...

2013-10-23 16:29:49

SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate Cancer expert Dr. Ronald Wheeler, M.D., along with contributing radiologists, has authored a clinical study demonstrating the use of MRI in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer indicating a greater than 99% rate of cure when combined with High Intensity Focused Ultrasound treatment. The Diagnostic Center for Disease in Sarasota, Florida studied more than 140 patients and tracked their progress for up to 72 months....

2013-10-08 12:28:17

LifeAgain BlueMetric Select Term Life Insurance - First Program Designed for Men with Active Localized Prostate Cancer SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeAgain Insurance Solutions, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cardium Therapeutics, today announced support of the American Cancer Society's recommendation that men have the opportunity to make informed decisions about early screening for prostate cancer. Two initial tests commonly used to screen for prostate cancer when...

2013-10-07 23:25:23

Urologix will host a hands-on workshop on Wednesday October 9th at the upcoming North Central Section of the AUA featuring advancements in BPH In-Office Therapy. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Urologix, Inc. (OTCQB:ULGX), the market leader for In-Office BPH Therapy, will host a hands-on workshop at the upcoming 87th Annual Meeting of the North Central Section of the AUA which is being held at the Ritz Carlton in Naples, Florida from October 8-12, 2013. The hands-on workshop...

2013-10-02 08:31:07

LINTHICUM, Md., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With September marking the kickoff of the pro-football season and National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Urology Care Foundation and the National Football League (NFL) teamed up to release a new Public Service Announcement (PSA) focused on educating men about prostate cancer and encouraging them to join the Know Your Stats(®) campaign. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-09-30 23:23:17

Urologix, the market leader for In-Office BPH Therapy, will be sponsoring the educational session - Living With Frequent Urination? – Learn About Enlarged Prostate Solutions at the upcoming AARP “Life@50+” National Event and Expo in Atlanta. Minneapolis, Minnesota (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Urologix, Inc. (OTCQB:ULGX) will have a national presence at the upcoming AARP “Life@50+” National Event and Expo being hosted in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center from October 3rd...

2013-09-30 23:19:35

Encouraging findings in the detection of ovarian cancer come just in time for Reproductive Cancer Awareness Month of September 2013. Scotch Plains, NJ (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 September is recognized by many organizations such as the American Cancer Society (http://www.cancer.org/myacs) as the Reproductive Cancer Awareness month in an effort to educate and inform the public. With the awareness month covering both ovarian and prostate cancers, it’s the perfect time of year for patients...

2013-09-30 13:57:37

Prostate cancer screening using the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is widely used in France despite a lack of evidence showing that it reduces cancer deaths. Now, researchers have shown that men experience more harm than good from routine PSA screening, according to research to be presented on Monday by Professor Mathieu Boniol, at the 2013 European Cancer Congress (ECC2013). Prof Boniol, Research Director at the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) and Professor at the...

2013-09-30 08:29:17

SAN DIEGO and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomeDx Biosciences Inc, announced today it has closed a Series B financing round led by Merck Global Health Innovation Fund (GHIF) and other investors including Baird Capital Partners, aeris CAPITAL AG and CD Ventures. This additional capital will be used to further expand the commercialization of the Decipher(TM) prostate cancer test, the first and only commercially available genomic test that predicts the...


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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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