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An unequal burden: prostate cancer in black men is a global concern

How much cancer risk is unacceptable within a community? One in four black men in the UK will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime.


Related Topix: Health, African-American

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Newest study reinforces the prostate-cancer fighting abilities of a tomato-rich diet

While it's important to eat a range of fruits and vegetables to help maintain overall health, a recent study has found that tomato consumption is particularly ideal for men wishing to reduce their risk of prostate cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Vegetables


Another Bad War in Iraq

In fighting disease, aggressive action is not always advisable. Two years ago a federal panel recommended against routine use of a test for prostate cancer because it carries "a very small potential benefit and significant potential harms."


Related Topix: Health, Opinion

Surgical Products

Florida Prostate Cancer Specialist Challenges Robotic Surgical System

A prominent Florida prostate cancer specialist is leading a groundswell of physicians and prostate cancer patients challenging the efficacy of a popular robotic surgical treatment marketed and promoted into near ubiquitous use in hospitals across the nation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Urology


Over the Counter: Tips for preventing hair loss

Boston-born musician James Taylor is known for such soft-rock hits as 'You've Got a Friend' and 'Fire and Rain.'


Related Topix: Medicine, Hair Loss, Health, Baldness, Genetics, Rogaine, Minoxidil (generic)

Stars and Stripes

Phoenix Va horror stories: Case file vignettes from Va Ig investigation

Here are some excerpts from some of the case files in the Department of Veterans Affairs inspector general's investigation: In late summer 2013, a man in his early 60s with heart disease, hypertension, diabetes and hepatitis B and C, had severely depressed cardiac function, indicating heart failure and increased risk for sudden death.


Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health, Hepatitis, Medicine, Heart Failure, Urology, Depression

Medical News

Men who are not well educated about prostate cancer face decisional conflict, finds UCLA study

They say knowledge is power, and a new UCLA study has shown this is definitely the case when it comes to men making the best decisions about how to treat their prostate cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Urology, Medicine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Wire

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MVI Vaccine to Be Used in Clinical Trial of a New Combination Approach to Immunotherapy Funded by the Prostate Cancer Foundation and the Movember Foundation )--Madison Vaccines Inc.'s MVI-816 will be used in a trial testing a two-pronged approach to treat metastatic prostate cancer, conducted with a $1.5M Movember-Prostate ... )--A.M. Best has ... (more)


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Cancer, August, CA


Da Vinci System treats through robotics

It's the first of it's kind in north Iowa, now urologists are hoping this new device can help cancer patients get back on their feet much sooner.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Urology, Mason City, IA, Kidney Cancer

Medical Daily

Tomato-Rich Diet Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk With Toxin-Fighting Lycopene

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among American men. It turns out the humble tomato may be able to help.


Related Topix: Health, Supplement, Tomato, Breast Cancer

Sys-Con Media

Prostate Cancer Know-How

While the American Cancer Society predicts that more than 230,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year, outcomes remain positive.


Related Topix: Health, US Energy Systems, Energy, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Medicine, Urology, Lenox Hill Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry


The Medical Minute: Screening and Awareness Contribute to Fewer Prostate Cancer Deaths

Fewer men are being diagnosed with and dying from prostate cancer these days. While that is due in part to widespread awareness and better treatment, it is also the result of more judicious screening.


Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Medicine, Urology

PhysOrg Weblog

Fighting prostate cancer with a tomato-rich diet

Men who eat over 10 portions a week of tomatoes have an 18 per cent lower risk of developing prostate cancer, new research suggests.


Related Topix: Health, Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Vegetables

Fox News

Robotic prostate removal tied to surgical changes, costs

The introduction of robotic surgery for prostate cancer may have led to changes in the number of surgeons performing prostate removals and in the overall cost, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, DanaFarber Cancer Institute, Science / Technology, Robots

Cancer death rates plummeting according to new figures

DEATH rates for the most lethal cancers have dropped across the region by almost a third in the last 20 years, according to new figures.


Burton Mail

Molson Coors worker puts best foot forward for Cancer Research

When Sue Scott's brother-in-law Tim Adams was diagnosed with prostate cancer, it was the push she needed to plan a walk to raise money for Cancer Research and Prostate Cancer UK.


Related Topix: Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Science Daily

Symptoms after breast cancer surgery need to be treated on an individual basis

For those affected, breast cancer is a dramatic diagnosis. Patients often have to endure chemotherapy and surgery, which, depending on the individual scenario, may mean breast conserving surgery or breast removal - mastectomy.


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


Prostate Cancer Experts Available to Speak on Latest Research,...

Prostate cancer treatment has improved dramatically over the last 40 years, with surgery, radiation and chemotherapy all playing a role.


Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Oncology

Health News Digest

Men who are Uneducated About their Prostate Cancer Have Difficulty Making Good Treatment Choices

They say knowledge is power, and a new UCLA study has shown this is definitely the case when it comes to men making the best decisions about how to treat their prostate cancer.


Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Urology

BioResearch Online

Emergent And MorphoSys To Co-Develop Prostate Cancer Drug

Emergent BioSolutions announced that it has signed an agreement with therapeutic antibody specialist firm MorphoSys to co-develop and commercialize its preclinical bi-specific antibody ES414 as treatment for prostate cancer.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Biotech, Emergent Game Technologies, Emergent BioSolutions