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24 min ago | GlobeNewswire

EDAP Updates on FDA Advisory Committee Meeting on Ablatherm-HIFU for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

EDAP TMS SA , the global leader in therapeutic ultrasound, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Gastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel voted 3 yes, 5 no with 1 abstention on the question of safety, 9 no on the question of efficacy, and 8 no with 1 abstention for the risk/benefit ratio for the use of its Ablatherm-HIFU ... (more)


Related Topix: Edap TMS Sa, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law, Health, Medicine, Urology

3 hrs ago | SooToday

Algoma lung cancer rates higher than province: APH

A report expected to be released this year shows people in Algoma have a higher incidence rate of cancer than the rest of the province, said Algoma Public Health.


Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer

4 hrs ago | Sun-Star

PhilHealth benefit payments reach P37B for S1-2014

THE Philippine Health Insurance Corporation expects its total benefit payments to reach P36.85 billion for the first semester of 2014, representing a 41 percent increase compared to the P26.19 billion it paid for the same period last year.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Medicine, Breast Cancer

8 hrs ago | Medical News

Glide Pharma licenses prostate cancer diagnostic technology from FScan

Glide Pharmaceutical Technologies Ltd today announced that it has taken an exclusive worldwide licence to an innovative prostate cancer diagnostic technology from FScan Ltd, a Durham University spin-out company.


Related Topix: Health, Urology, Medicine

11 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Moffitt Cancer Center seeks prostate cancer patients and caregivers for unique study

Moffitt Cancer Center is recruiting patients and their caregivers for a research study that takes a closer look at the uptake of prostate cancer specific information and health services of men who are newly diagnosed and undergoing treatment for prostate cancer.


Related Topix: Health

13 hrs ago | BioMed Central

The struggle towards 'the New Normal': a qualitative insight into...

Despite the growing body of literature which highlights the potential for significant and enduring side-effects of prostate cancer treatment, there is limited research exploring the experience of living with the treatment-induced side-effects such as sexual dysfunction, and their repercussions for men and their partners.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Man heals stage 3 prostate and colon cancers with raw food diet

Joshua Strayer was once told by seven different specialists that he had stage 3 colon and prostate cancer and that surgical treatment was necessary.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Life, Food, Raw, Vegetarian

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Local Dispatch: Meaningful words ended the waffling over cancer fight

This came after my regular physical, when my primary care physician had told me, "Your blood test shows a sharply elevated PSA - prostate specific antigen."


Related Topix: Health


EMD Serono Initiates Phase 2 Study Of Anti-PD-L1 Antibody...

First patient begins treatment in an international Phase II study investigating the efficacy and safety of MSB0010718C in patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma MSB0010718C is also currently being explored in a seven cohort Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of solid tumors that aims to recruit 590 patients EMD Serono, Inc., a ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Germany, Oncology, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer

WFMZ-TV Allentown

Health Beat: Prostate frozen lumpectomy

"I want to continue to live as normally as I can for as long as I can and there's a lot of side effects with radical prostatectomy that I didn't want," Wilson said.


Related Topix: Health

Business Journal

RTP's CivaTech Oncology raises $1.5M

Research Triangle Park's CivaTech Oncology raised $1.5 million in a new round and doubled the target for this latest round to $2 million.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Cancer, Health

Capital Soup

Capital Regional Medical Center Only Hospital in Area to Treat...

Capital Regional Cancer Center and Capital Regional Medical Center has treated the first patient in Tallahassee with a new FDA-approved radioactive therapeutic drug for advanced metastatic prostate cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Tallahassee, FL, Oncology


Genomic analysis of prostate cancer indicates best course of action after surgery

There is controversy over how best to treat patients after they've undergone surgery for prostate cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Thomas Jefferson University, Oncology, Medicine

Molecular Therapy

Targeted Inhibition of Prostate Cancer Metastases with an RNA Aptamer ...

Correspondence: Paloma H Giangrande, Departments of Internal Medicine and Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa, 375 Newton Rd, 5202 MERF, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA.


Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

The Spokesman-Review

Ask Dr. K: Monitoring sufficient for some cancers - Tue, 29 Jul 2014 PST

DEAR DOCTOR K: I was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. My doctor says my cancer is slow-growing and that we should just monitor it for now.


Related Topix: Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Sys-Con Media

10-Year Success With Robotic Prostate Surgery

According to a new study from Detroit, Michigan, robotic prostatectomy yields highly successful long-term prostate cancer results.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Health, Detroit, MI, Urology

Bendigo Advertiser

Ken lends a hand

He has been involved in several fundraisers, including Relay for Life, Men's Health Week Turn the Town Blue and the Run for Dad fun run.


Related Topix: Health

Men's Journal

Is Prostate Cancer on the Rise?

Prostate cancer among young men has increased sixfold in the past 20 years, according to a new University of Michigan analysis .


Related Topix: Health, Urology

Daily Herald

Benefit of cancer probe with less erection risk examined by FDA

A device used in Europe to treat prostate cancer with lower rates of erectile dysfunction raised concerns from U.S. regulators over data the company says shows it prevents the disease's return.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health, Edap TMS Sa, Medical Equipment, Erectile Dysfunction, Medicine, Urology

Hispanic Business

Advaxis Receives Notice of Allowance for Cancer Immunotherapies Patent in Japan

The antigens covered under the claims include HPV-related and prostate cancer antigens, which are expressed in cervical and prostate cancer.


Related Topix: HPV, Bone Cancer