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Prostate Cancer

Local represents patients in DC
themtnear.com
She cites the facts: Over 224,000 people are diagnosed every year in the US, 1.8 million in the world; it is the number one cancer killer in the world; It kills more than breast, colon and prostate cancers combined; the majority of patients are ... [...]
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Knox lucky to have proton therapy center
www.knoxnews.com
In 2000 I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. That word from the urologist was akin to a sledgehammer blow to the gut. I was not afraid of dying but wondered about my quality of life after surgery. I had no symptoms of the disease, but my prostate ... [...]
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GP prostate screening ruled out but practices told to give PSA tests on request
www.gponline.com
GPs are urged to use their clinical judgment to offer the test to patients exhibiting possible symptoms of prostate cancer. They are advised not to proactively raise the issue of PSA testing in asymptomatic men. But any asymptomatic patients over 50 ... [...]
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Charlie Daniels: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
heavy.com
The country singer is also a prostate cancer survivor and suffered a stroke in 2010 while snowmobiling in Colorado. In 2013, he had to have a pacemaker installed to help regulate his heart. Daniels still lives in Tennesse with his wife Hazel who he ... [...]
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Should men in their 40s get prostate cancer test?
www.webmd.boots.com
The standard test for prostate cancer is called the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test. Elevated levels of PSA may indicate prostate cancer, but the test is not fool proof as it may also indicate non-cancerous conditions too. This is one reason why ... [...]
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Heather Blake :New Guidance to Improve Early Detection of Prostate Cancer
www.huffingtonpost.co.uk
At Prostate Cancer UK we recently stuck our head above the parapet and published guidance to help GPs and practice nurses to improve the early detection of prostate cancer in men without symptoms. This disease kills over 10,000 men a year in the UK and ... [...]
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[WATCH] Amazing facts about the immortal cells of Henrietta Lacks
www.thedailystar.net
Sadly, the treatments that were developed using HeLa cells were out of reach for the Lacks. Like many others without insurance, the Lacks could not afford them. Henrietta's husband had prostate cancer, their eldest daughter had developmental issues ... [...]
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Explore offering PSA test to men in their 40s worried about cancer risk, GPs told
www.onmedica.com
The recommendation is contained in a set of 13 statements, which represent the consensus view of hundreds of UK health professionals, issued by charity Prostate Cancer UK, in a bid to boost the early detection of prostate cancer in men without symptoms ... [...]
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The challenges of determining the proper cancer treatment
www.nydailynews.com
As newer therapies are introduced, patients are not always equipped to decipher good marketing from medical facts. Robotics is one such technology that has been quickly embraced and adapted to medical therapy. In the case of robotic prostate surgery ... [...]
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To your good health: Relative looking for second opinion on older relative …
staugustine.com
ANSWER: Rising PSA after cancer treatment typically is due to cancer returning, not an increase in normal prostate. However, that does not mean that your friend “must” have treatment. Goals for cancer treatment in an 83-year-old man may be very ... [...]
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BPH may not need treating
www.journalgazette.net
What's your advice? Dear Reader: Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, is the most common cause of prostate enlargement. As the name suggests, BPH is harmless; it does not lead to prostate cancer. The most common symptoms of BPH involve changes or ... [...]
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TESARO Announces Global Prostate Cancer Collaboration and Licensing Agreement …
globenewswire.com
“This innovative, indication-specific collaboration accelerates efforts to expand the treatment options available for men with prostate cancer and further increases the value of the niraparib franchise.” ... To the extent that statements contained in ... [...]
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