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Kristine Warner wanted an eye-catching way to encourage men to talk to their doctors about the complicated, controversial subject of prostate cancer screening. The finger in question, of course, is the one a physician puts up a man's rectum to feel for cancer in his prostate gland.
High-risk prostate cancer patients who receive radiation therapy and an 18-month course of androgen deprivation therapy recover a normal testosterone level in a shorter amount of time compared to those who receive a 36-month course of ADT, thus resulting in a better quality of life and without detriment to long-term outcomes, according to research presented today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's 56th Annual Meeting. Researchers analyzed data from 561 patients with high-risk prostate cancer from a multi-center, randomized phase III trial in Canada .
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Scientists have identified 23 new genetic variants that indicate a person's risk of prostate cancer, enabling them to explain up to a third of inherited risk. Screening for prostate cancer has seen huge advances, with scientists recently identifying 23 new genetic variants associated with risk of the disease.
Tuesday, Sept. 16, is the deadline for registration for the 13th annual Prostate Cancer Screening at Conway Regional Medical Center.
Men who undergo lifesaving surgery to treat prostate cancer are experiencing depression and self-esteem issues which are adversely affecting their quality of life, a leading WA health professional says. Perth physiotherapist Jo Milios is among those spearheading a push for greater support for men with the disease, while at the same time working on new therapies to treat those affected.
In certain situations, men with early-stage prostate cancers may choose to forgo treatment for prostate cancer. Instead, prostate-specific antigen tests and other tests and procedures are used to monitor slow-growing prostate cancers in order to avoid treatment side effects in men with a very low risk of cancer progression.
Today, Sept. 13, has been designated as World Sepsis Day. You probably know little or nothing about sepsis, but it is more common and more deadly than diseases you hear about regularly.
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This Sunday, September 14th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m . Long Island Cruizin' For A Cure will hold its 9th annual car show promoting prostate cancer awareness and early detection on at the Sears Auto Center, located at Route 106/107, Hicksville, New York.
Wyatt Wentz and his father have raised these bulls since they were calves and now, they're all bucking bulls. Wentz went above and beyond to utilize his contacts in the bull riding industry to put on the first ever "Makin' 8 for Prostate" bull riding show tomorrow night at 7p.m. at the fairgrounds in Grandview.
Chances are, you know someone who has prostate cancer. One in six men is affected with the disease, which can be treated if diagnosed in the early stages.
After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. When caught early, it can often be cured.
As part of my role as a clinical nurse specialist in a busy prostate clinic, I see men as part of their decision-making process for active treatment for prostate cancer. The purpose of the appointment is for me to explain the results of their prostate biopsy, dispel any misinformation they may have about what those results mean, and talk to them about the quality-of-life side effects of the various treatment options.
Mobile prostate screening office coming to Tempe Prostate On-Site Project mobile medical office travels across Southeast Valley for screenings Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1rZExYS Since 1999, the Prostate On-Site Project mobile medical office has traveled around Arizona, making annual prostate screenings easier and more convenient by coming to workplaces, health fairs and community events to educate the public about prostate cancer and providing prostate exams. 31,800 men will die from the disease this year; 1 in 6 men diagnosed with prostate cancer in lifetime a Approximately 31,800 men will die from the disease this year.
PIONEERING clinical trials led by nurses are taking place at Poole Hospital , putting it among the first in the country to offer such treatment. Patients with prostate cancer are taking part in the trials led by specialist trained research nurses who run their own clinics offering patient-focused treatments that may not be available during standard treatment.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 01:08 am
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