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2014-04-08 23:24:18

Miraca will present an impactful poster as well as share guidance about how to comply with new CMS regulations IRVING, Texas (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Miraca Life Sciences, (MLS) the nation’s largest independent anatomical pathology lab, announced today that it will have a significant presence at the 2014 Annual Meeting for the American Urological Association (AUA), the premier urologic association conference, providing invaluable support to the urologic community through plenary sessions,...

2014-04-02 12:31:14

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT(TM)) products for cancer, today announced the appointment of Arie Belldegrun, M.D., FACS, as President and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Belldegrun, who is also a founder of Kite, will continue in his current role as Chairman of the Company. "Dr. Belldegrun has had a distinguished 18-year tenure in...

2014-03-24 23:00:59

Understanding bone health is critical for advanced stage prostate cancer patients. Malecare Cancer Support is presenting a free teleconference for prostate cancer patients and their families with noted urologist Neil Shore, MD. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Malecare Prostate Cancer Support will present a teleconference titled, "Bone Health and Prostate Cancer.” The conference is scheduled for Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 6PM ET. The teleconference is available without cost and...

2014-03-13 12:28:48

LINTHICUM, Md., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) and Astellas US LLC, a U.S. affiliate of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc., have announced a $3 million commitment to the Urology Care Foundation and to the promising young urologists seeking careers in academic urology. The gift, the largest ever awarded to the Urology Care Foundation, will maintain its research program supporting surgeon-scientists, the Rising Star in Urology Research...

2014-03-10 16:32:17

RICKMANSWORTH, England, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightpoint Medical announced today that the company and its surgical collaborators have received GBP1.7M ($2.8M) in grant funding from the UK's innovation agency, the Technology Strategy Board. The grant funding will be used for clinical trials of Lightpoint's intra-operative imaging technology in breast cancer and prostate cancer surgery. Collaborators on the clinical trials include Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation...

2014-02-17 12:24:09

LINTHICUM, Md., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following an Association-wide survey of its members, the AUA today announced its legislative priorities for 2014. The Association's Board of Directors approved the priorities during its annual winter meeting earlier this month. "The AUA invested in engaging its members in the development of this list through a series of focus groups and in-depth online surveys to ensure that its priorities reflected urologists' needs and concerns,"...

2014-01-31 16:23:44

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Urology Associates, PA, the premier urology practice in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region, introduces Chesapeake Urology for Kids, a comprehensive program to treat urologic conditions in children from pre-natal to 18 years of age. This new division is being led by Robert Mevorach, MD, a fellowship trained pediatric urologist. An office exclusively for pediatric patients is now open at 25 Crossroads Drive in Owings Mills,...

2014-01-30 23:02:32

Mount Sinai experts share tips for prostate cancer prevention and new advancements in treatment and detection. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 230,000 new cases are diagnosed annually. Overall, the five-year survival rate is 100 percent for men with the disease confined to the prostate or nearby tissue. Expert Available for Interview: Ash Tewari,...

2014-01-16 16:23:35

OWINGS MILLS, Md., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Urology Associates, PA, the premier urology practice in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region, is pleased to once again provide scholarships to college students exploring a career in the medical field. The scholarships are awarded through the Central Scholarship Fund, a non-profit organization that has been connecting funders with students and awarding scholarships since 1924. (Logo:...

2013-12-10 08:31:03

LINTHICUM, Md., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Urological Association (AUA) has named Timothy D. Averch, MD, FACS, the 2014-2015 Gallagher Health Policy Scholar. Dr. Averch joins the prestigious ranks of past Gallagher Health Policy Scholars. The Gallagher Health Policy Scholar Program, created in honor of former AUA Executive Director G. James Gallagher, is designed to train the next generation of urologists for leadership positions in health policy. Scholars...