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2011-08-26 07:00:00

Sometimes there is a need to have a urostomy bag due to incontinence which is connected to a catheter but on other occasions men can use Go Guy the pocket urinal for emergency bladder use. The TSA agent at the Detroit Airport would not have seen a pee bag during their screening process if it was not connected to a mans leg. Go Guy fits in a pocket, purse or wallet for quick emergency urinary relief. The TSA pat down would not have been necessary. Pawtucket, RI (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Tom...

2011-08-15 07:30:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN) today announced that it has appointed Diane Jorkasky, M.D., who recently joined Endo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ENDP) as Senior Vice President, Clinical Development and Chief Medical Officer, to its Board of Directors. Tengion also announced today that Brenda Gavin, D.V.M., Managing Partner at Quaker BioVentures, is stepping down from the Tengion Board of Directors after five years of service. Quaker BioVentures...

2011-08-03 07:30:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN), a leader in regenerative medicine, today announced it will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Tuesday, August 9, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. EDT to provide a business update and discuss its second quarter 2011 financial results. To participate in the call, please dial 1-866-356-4441 (domestic) or 1-617-597-5396 (international) and reference access code 80227095. This conference call will also be webcast...

2011-07-21 09:53:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chicago native Jeffrey Breslow is hiking a million steps and raising $50,000 in support of the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), the first national advocacy organization dedicated to advancing bladder cancer research and public awareness. Starting August 2nd, Jeff will hike the 272 mile Long Trail in Vermont, starting at the border of Massachusetts and ending at the border of Canada. He is making this long trek in honor of...

2011-07-11 20:27:35

A study at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center found that nearly all patients with high-grade, non-invasive bladder cancer are not receiving the guideline-recommended care that would best protect them from recurrence, a finding that researchers characterized as alarming. In fact, out of the 4,545 bladder cancer patients included in the study, only one received the comprehensive care recommended by the American Urology Association and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Receiving...

2011-06-30 07:00:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN) today announced that Steven A. Nichtberger, M.D., has resigned from his role as president, chief executive officer and member of the Company's Board of Directors. David I. Scheer, Chairman of the Board, will assume a more active role in guiding the Company while an external search is conducted for a new chief executive officer. "I want to thank Steven for his many contributions over the last seven years in...

2011-06-20 10:44:00

Bladder augmentation enhances quality of life for patients suffering from neurological disease CHICAGO, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andrew Baniecki dreamed of becoming a pilot for as long as he can remember. His passion for airplanes began when he was a small child opting to play with toy planes instead of cars, and grew when he took his first ride on an airplane during a family trip to Disney World. At 8-years old Baniecki scribbled down on a piece of paper his dream of...

2011-06-13 15:30:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN) today provided an update on the clinical trial of the Company's lead clinical product candidate, the Neo-Urinary Conduit(TM), for use in bladder cancer patients requiring a urinary diversion following bladder removal (cystectomy). Tengion is continuing to work with investigators to optimize the surgical approach as part of its ongoing clinical trial of the Neo-Urinary Conduit in patients with bladder cancer and...


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Urinary Bladder
2013-01-18 10:29:10

The urinary bladder is a hollow organ that holds the urine, a fluid by-product excreted from the kidneys. Once enough urine is collected within the bladder, pressure initiates the process of urination which expels the urine from the system completely. Formation and Orientation Bladders are a common organ in the Animal Kingdom but are unique in characteristics to each species. Within the human species, there are some differences between female and male bladders. The first difference is...

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