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1 hr ago | ContactMusic.com

Kenney Jones Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

The drummer, who has played with The Who and the Faces, was given the bad news in September and it came as a double blow because his mother was dying in hospital at the time.

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Related Topix: Health, The Who, Pop/Rock

1 hr ago | Biking Bis

A new study confuses the record on prostate cancer and bicycling

There's no argument that bicycling is good exercise for men. It reduces the risk of Type II diabetes, coronary disease and stroke.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Diabetes, Erectile Dysfunction

2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

One Mistake Led to Another (Part VI) - What's the Cause?

The American Cancer Society lists 14 risk factors for colon cancer , and it breaks those 14 factors into 3 categories: risk factors you cannot change, lifestyle-related factors, and factors with uncertain, controversial, and unproven effects.

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Colon Cancer, Health, Testicular Cancer, Family, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, North, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

6 hrs ago | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Deepings teacher and Bourne businessman get on their bikes for charity

An assistant headteacher and a businessman will be getting on their bikes to raise money for cancer charities close to their hearts.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

BioSpace

Avid Cyclists Could Have Higher Prostate Cancer Risk, University College London Study

A new study fuels the ongoing debate over the health risks of bicycle riding for men: Researchers found that cyclists who bike more may face a higher risk of prostate cancer, but not a greater chance of infertility or erectile dysfunction.

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Related Topix: Health, Erectile Dysfunction, Medicine

The Modesto Bee

Around the Region

Sons In Retirement Branch 103, an organization of retired men who have joined together to avoid boredom, is holding a monthly luncheon.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, PC, Health

Medical News

Sixteen cores better than 12 for prostate cancer detection

Sixteen-core prostate biopsy has a slightly higher cancer detection rate than 12-core biopsy, but with a similar safety profile and no increased detection of clinically insignificant tumours, study findings show.

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Related Topix: Health, Urology, Medicine

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Decatur man hopes to educate others about prostate cancer

He said he recently had a routine medical checkup. "I got a PSA test done and my PSA levels were high, so they put me on medication for a few weeks and it did not budge at all... so they sent me to a urologist," Shull said.

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Related Topix: Health, Urology, Medicine

Seeking Alpha

Medivation Significantly Undervalued, With Xtandi Weeks Away From Prostate Cancer Label Expansion

With overwhelming efficacy results from the PREVAIL Phase III trial, acceptance is a foregone conclusion that is not yet fully built into the price of the stock.

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Related Topix: Startups, Medivation, Healthcare Law, Law, Health, Medicine, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Healthcare Industry

Newswise

New Prostate Cancer Blood Test Now Available in the US:

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics, a global leader in prostate cancer diagnostics, announces national availability of the Prostate Health Index *, a simple, non-invasive blood test that is three times more specific in detecting prostate cancer1 than PSA .

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Urology, Northwestern University

Bexhill Observer

Just One Look: heads turned for charity

A saucy seaside calendar is the latest part of a cancer survivor's drive to raise awareness of the illness.

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Related Topix: Health

Medical News Today

Prostate cancer controlled for 10 years by robot-assisted surgery

Robot-assisted surgery to remove cancerous prostate glands is effective in controlling the disease for 10 years, according to a new study led by researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Science / Technology, Robots, Urology

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Men with prostate cancer and depression have lower survival rates than those who aren't depressed

Depressed men with localized prostate cancer are more likely to be diagnosed with more aggressive cancer, receive less effective treatments and survive for shorter times than prostate cancer patients who are not depressed, a UCLA study has found.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Medicare, Urology, Oncology

Ivanhoe

Frozen Lumpectomy For Prostate

More than 230,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year according to the American cancer society.

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Related Topix: Health, Oncology, Medicine

The Florida Times-Union

Former Mayo Clinic CEO Dr. Thane Cody: 1932-2014

Dr. Thane Cody, who was instrumental in bringing the Mayo Clinic to Jacksonville and served as its first chief executive officer, died Thursday at his Queens Harbour home.

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Related Topix: Jacksonville, FL, Health, Medicine, Neurology, Otolaryngology

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

First Lady attends Cancer Conference in Namibia

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta is in Windhoek, Namibia for the 8th Stop Cervical, Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa Conference .

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Related Topix: Namibia, Africa, World News, Health

New York Daily News

Daily Checkup for July 20: Sarcomas

A professor of medicine, pediatrics and orthopedics, Dr. Robert Maki specializes in treating tumors of the connective tissues called sarcomas.

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Related Topix: Sarcoma, Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Study questions therapy for early prostate cancer

For decades, millions of men with early prostate cancer have been placed on drug therapy to suppress their production of testosterone, despite such significant side effects as impotence, diabetes and bone loss.

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Related Topix: Health, Rutgers University, Medicine, Internal Medicine, Urology

Examiner.com

USC surgeons operate California's first robotic surgery

On Wednesday , Doctors at University of Southern California's Keck Medical Center used a robotic surgical system on a patient with advanced prostate cancer, becoming the very first robotic-assisted surgical procedure on a prostate cancer patient in the state of California.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, University of Southern California, Health, Startups, Intuitive Surgical, Santa Clara County, CA, Sunnyvale, CA

Medical Daily

Depressed Older Men Often Pass On Prostate Cancer Treatment, Recommendations After Diagnosis

Depression and other mental illnesses might keep some men from seeking or following treatment for prostate cancer, a new study shows.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Oncology

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