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2013-09-26 08:27:05

-- As men live longer with disease, survey findings suggest patients and caregivers need increased opportunities for open dialogue and more comprehensive support -- NORTHBROOK, Ill. and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas Pharma US, Inc. (TSE: 4503) and Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN) today announced results of a national survey of men with advanced prostate cancer and caregivers of men with advanced prostate cancer.[i] Results showed that while patients who participated in...

2013-09-24 11:18:06

Analysis of patient subset from RTOG 9202 A secondary analysis of the historic RTOG 9202 prostate cancer trial examined results of men with intermediate-risk prostate cancer who had received long-term hormonal therapy after radiation therapy, and concluded that there were no additional benefits when compared to short-term hormonal therapy, according to research presented today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's (ASTRO's) 55th Annual Meeting. Men with advanced prostate...

2013-09-24 08:31:08

Innovative UroLift System to Treat Enlarged Prostate Now Available at Select U.S. Medical Centers PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoTract, Inc., today announced that the first patient in the United States has been treated with its commercial UroLift® System, the first permanent implant to treat symptoms due to urinary outflow obstruction secondary to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in men 50 years of age or older. Cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug...

2013-09-23 08:28:18

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Prostate cancer can impact quality of life, affecting patients' day-to-day life and overall well-being. According to a new national survey of men who have or have had prostate cancer, the condition's physical manifestations can also lead to psychological and social concerns, both of which are more pronounced for those in the later stages of the disease, when the tumour has metastasized or spread beyond the prostate. The most reported physical...

2013-09-20 08:26:03

LifeAgain Launches BlueMetric Select Term Life Insurance - First Program Designed for Men with Active Localized Prostate Cancer SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeAgain Insurance Solutions Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE MKT: CXM), today announced its recognition of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. September 2013 has been declared National Prostate Awareness Month by Presidential Proclamation to "raise awareness, support research,...

2013-09-18 12:31:33

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month highlights critical importance of early detection in saving lives MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LUGPA, representing more than 2,000 urologists nationwide, and Henry Schein Cares, the global corporate social responsibility program of Henry Schein, Inc., have partnered again this year to raise awareness among families across the country of the importance of putting prostate cancer check-ups on the calendar for the men in their lives....

2013-09-18 12:29:11

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica US announces that Cancer Network, the online home of the journal Oncology, is highlighting its most popular GU offerings during the month of September. September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and Cancer Network, one of the leading online destinations for oncologists and others who treat cancer, offers peer-reviewed content in the journal Oncology, as well as news and discussion about the latest in clinical findings and...

2013-09-17 23:32:11

Profound Medical is pleased to announce that the FDA has granted it IDE approval to conduct a clinical study of its device for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Profound Medical Inc. today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval to the company to conduct a clinical study of its device for the treatment of localized prostate cancer. The company is now...

2013-09-16 16:23:45

LINTHICUM, Md., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With September marking the kickoff of the pro-football season and National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, the Urology Care Foundation, the official foundation of the American Urological Association, and the National Football League (NFL) have teamed up for a fifth straight season to educate men about prostate health and encourage them to join the Know Your Stats(®) campaign. The Know Your Stats(®) campaign is a rallying force to...

2013-09-16 12:27:37

By the National Cancer Institute BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Prostate cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed type of cancer among American men. For reasons that are still unknown, African American men are more likely to get prostate cancer than men from other racial/ethnic groups. They are also twice as likely to die from prostate cancer as other men. (Logo:...


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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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