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This year, the American Urological Association released new guidelines for prostate cancer screening.
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In honor of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, a free men's health seminar to educate area men on ways to keep their prostate healthy and to raise awareness in the community about the most common cancer among men in the U.S. will be held at 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24 at the Hampton Inn, 21234 W. Landis Ave. The seminar is being held by Inspira Health Network.
Sister Sarah Dawson; support worker Alice Kangley; staff nurse Beth Harding; David Simmonite; Rebecca Ball; Linda Steele; Consultant Derek Rosario, outpatient lead for oncology A cancer patient has raised hundreds of pounds for the department where he was treated to say thank you for the care he received. David Simmonite, aged 65, revisited the urology unit at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital with his partner Linda Steele, where they presented staff with a cheque for A 746.
I know I have mentioned that at times my mind thinks of the craziest things. Having a terminal disease does that, I guess.
Prevention for the People, Inc. began this months' National Prostate Cancer Month with a public health education describing prostate cancer and the PSA test. Our goal to highlight important considerations of PSA testing and the predictable healthcare events that follow this testing.
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.
DreamWorks Studios chief Jeff Small sought out Dr. Inderbir Gill, featured in THR's Top Doctors issue, after learning he had cancer In May 2010, DreamWorks Studios president and chief operating officer Jeff Small was told that he had cancer on his left kidney, and the kidney would need to be removed. "When I first found out about the tumor, I was really scared and very upset because I had two very small children," says Small.
There are no early warning signs. Once a tumor causes the prostate gland to swell, or once cancer spreads beyond the prostate, these symptoms may occur: A frequent need to urinate, especially at night Difficulty starting or stopping a stream of urine A weak or interrupted urinary stream Leaking of urine when laughing or coughing Inability to urinate standing up A painful or burning sensation during urination or ejaculation Blood in urine or semen These symptoms can be caused by the blockage from the cancer growth in the prostate.
Because of advanced treatments, curing prostate cancer has become more common. There now are more than 2.5 million survivors in the United States.
Loyola University Health System will open an acupuncture clinic for men and women with pelvic health disorders this fall. The clinic will use acupuncture to treat patients with common conditions such as pelvic pain, nausea from pelvic surgery, interstitial cystitis , painful bladder syndrome, postoperative pain, prostatitis and overactive bladder.
Buxton FC has backed a national campaign to show men's cancers the red card by promoting healthy lifestyles and the importance of regular check-ups. Bucks manager Martin McIntosh and his first team squad are supporting Blue September, a campaign founded by the Urology Foundation to reduce the number of men dying needlessly from cancer.
UROLOGY staff at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch have been awarded a Big Thank You in recognition of their hard work and commitment. The team in the urology ward, Ward 10, were presented with a celebratory certificate and Big Thank You cake after receiving a stream of positive feedback and thanks from their patients.
When Mark Gitter took a blood test at his company health fair last January, he never expected it would lead to a prostate cancer diagnosis. "I live a healthy lifestyle and never had any medical issues at all and then all of a sudden you get the C word," said Gitter.
Dr. Neal P. Dunn, MD, FACS, has been named Bay County's Public Health Hero and will be recognized at the next Bay County Board of County Commissioner's meeting on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. As Bay County's Public Health Hero, Dr. Dunn has greatly contributed to the overall improvements for public health issues in Bay County. The public is encouraged to attend this meeting and show support for Dr. Dunn.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 02:41 pm
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