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2014-06-16 23:05:16

In an effort to raise awareness for prostate cancer, 180fusion Cares sponsors the third annual ZERO Prostate Cancer run in June. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Award-winning internet marketing company, 180Fusion, will sponsor the ZERO Prostate Cancer run June 21st. ZERO—The End of Prostate Cancer is a national nonprofit organization with the goal of ending prostate cancer. As leaders in the fight against prostate cancer, ZERO is dedicated to encouraging action, providing proper...

2013-04-18 14:14:38

Multispectral photoacoustic imaging, which combines laser optics and ultrasound imaging technologies, can reliably distinguish between benign and malignant prostate tissue, a new study indicates. Researchers at the University of Rochester looked at 42 prostatectomy specimens using the new imaging technique. Multispectral photoacoustic imaging, still in its infancy, predicted 25 out of 26 benign tissues correctly and 13 out of 16 malignant tissues correctly, said Dr. Vikram Dogra, lead...

2012-08-09 23:17:58

Researchers have successfully developed and tested a new prostate cancer screening method that uses the combined power of a novel drug therapy and changes in PSA levels over time to identify men with a high PSA who are more likely to have aggressive prostate cancer despite negative biopsies. The new study by researchers at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, published in the Journal of Urology, shows that PSA can be a much more effective marker for prostate cancer...

2012-03-15 11:58:22

Spanish scientists have confirmed that there is a clear relationship between androgenetic alopecia (common premature baldness) and benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH), a benign enlargement of the prostate that appears in aging men and is associated with certain hormones as dihydrotestosterone. This condition appears in 50% of men over 60 year old and causes voiding syndrome i.e. urinary frequency. In the light of the study published in the journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, men...

2012-01-09 15:13:48

Tuning in to tune out may be just what's needed for men undergoing a prostate biopsy, according to researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute. The Duke team found that noise-cancelling headphones playing a classical melody may reduce the pain and anxiety of the often uncomfortable procedure. The finding, published this month in the journal Urology, points to a simple and inexpensive way to help an estimated 700,000 U.S. men who undergo a prostate biopsy a year. The procedure is...

2011-06-18 03:00:00

LONDON, June 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Men worried that prostate surgery will automatically mean an end to their sex lives are mistaken and shouldn't be put off seeking medical help, according to experts at The Prostate Centre in London. The Centre, run by Professor Roger Kirby - one of the world's leading prostate specialists- says that the majority of men it sees are able to continue their sex lives beyond surgery. It believes that, in addition to a whole host of other...

2011-02-25 09:00:00

GRASS VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As a world leader in the advancement of the detection and treatment of prostate cancer, the Smilow Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Center (www.smilowprostatecancercenter.com) at NYU Langone Medical Center is the first medical facility in the Northeast to install ei-Nav|Artemis(TM), an innovative image guidance and navigation system for prostate biopsy that is manufactured by Eigen. Using proprietary next-generation imaging technology,...

2010-11-22 13:35:08

A new study challenges the current staging system that determines the extent or severity of prostate cancer that has not metastasized. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study found that there is no link between localized prostate cancer's clinical stage and a patient's risk of cancer recurrence after having his prostate removed. One of the primary purposes of staging prostate cancers is to help physicians determine a patient's...

2010-08-11 12:53:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Augmenix, Inc. announced today that Prof. Michael Eble and Dr. Michael Pinkawa of the Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany, performed a commercial implantation of the company's CE Mark approved SpaceOAR(TM) System. The SpaceOAR hydrogel (from spacing Organs At Risk) is designed to be a tissue compatible, absorbable spacer to reduce radiation injury to healthy tissues. "The potential for radiation injury to nearby healthy tissues is always...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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