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35 min ago | Hometown Life

Bloomfield Hills doctor joins 11th congressional race

Although my home isn't right on top on the I-96 freeway, we're close enough to hear how bad the... Who: Dr. Anil Kumar What: Running for U.S. Congress in the 11th District Family: Wife of 27 years, Marjorie; sons Andrew and Nathan Professional: Vice chief of urology, St. Joseph Hospital-Pontiac; vice chief of surgery, Crittenton Medical Center ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bloomfield Hills, MI, Medicine, US News, Pontiac, MI, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio

5 hrs ago | US News & World Report

A Best Children's Hospitals 2014-15 Progress Report

Regular readers of this blog know that clinical data are by far the biggest factor in determining whether and where a pediatric center is ranked in any of the 10 Best Children's Hospitals specialties.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Alexandria, VA, Opinion

9 hrs ago | WTOK-TV Meridian

Free Prostate Cancer Screenings

A plea is being made to local men, which could save their lives. Free prostate cancer screenings will be offered Saturday, April 19th at the Sumter County Health Department in Livingston.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Apr 17, 2014

HON

Quarter of Prostate Cancer Patients May Abandon 'Watchful Waiting' Approach

Doctors often recommend no treatment at all when a man is diagnosed with prostate cancer, opting instead to keep a close eye on the slow-growing tumor and acting only when it becomes aggressive.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society

Isle News

Laser technology by new consultant widens range of treatment available at General Hospital

Jersey's new urology consultant will be utilising the latest laser technology as part of a drive to enable more patients to receive treatment on the Island.

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Related Topix: Medicine

South Wales Argus

Gwent hits two key cancer treatment targets

GWENT'S health board met its targets for the timely beginning of cancer treatments for patients during February - but Wales-wide these targets were missed.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WebMD

Doctor Salaries: What They Earned in 2013

Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.

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Related Topix: WebMD, Health

Newham Recorder

Newham's community leaders, medical experts want better cancer screening guidance

Community leaders and medical experts have played a major role in the launch of a national report that aims to tackle prostate cancer in black men.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine

Business Wire

USMD Holdings, Inc. Combines with Associates in Urology; Dr. Pumphrey and Dr. Walter Join USMD Team

As a result, Dr. John Pumphrey and Dr. Michael Walter will join USMD's physician group.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Pumphrey, MD, Cancer, Health, Prostate Cancer

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Prostate cancer is the silent, but deadly disease

"How do I know if I have prostate cancer?" As a urologist, I'm often asked that question.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Prostate Cancer

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Medical News Today

Radical treatment for advanced prostate cancer may herald major...

For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine

Observer

WCA's robotics program celebrates one-year milestone

WCA Hospital, the region's leader in healthcare, recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of its robotics program.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Science / Technology, Robots

Mon Apr 14, 2014

NutraIngredients-USA

Green and black tea blend may support urinary tract health for men: Kemin Study

Daily supplements containing extracts from a blend of green and black tea varieties may improve lower urinary tract symptoms and quality of life in men in as little as six weeks, says a new study.

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Medical News

Adjuvant radiotherapy after prostatectomy 'risks urinary incontinence'

Men who receive adjuvant radiation therapy following radical prostatectomy face a significantly increased risk of urinary incontinence in the following years, study findings indicate.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Italy, World News, Prostate Cancer, Health

Newswise

New Fusion Technology Increases Prostate Cancer Detection Accuracy to 97 Percent

Urologists at Rush University Medical Center are the first in Chicago to offer a powerful new tool for visualizing and monitoring the prostate in men who have high prostate-specific antigen levels and in detecting prostate cancer more accurately.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Medicine, Rush University

Medical News Today

Men with blood type O have lower recurrence of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, and in 2010, it was responsible for over 28,000 deaths in the US.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pancreatic Cancer

Medical News Today

New survey suggests men with LUTS / BPH may not be receiving optimal treatment

Astellas Pharma Europe Ltd., the European subsidiary of Tokyo-based Astellas Pharma Inc. , announced the results of two separate studies at the annual European Association of Urology congress.

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Related Topix: Bph, Medicine, Flomax, Tamsulosin (generic)

Sys-Con Media

Swiss and Austrian Researchers Win Astellas European Foundation Grant ...

The Astellas European Foundation is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2014 Functional Urology and Uro-Gynaecology Grant as Dr to quantify marker levels to identify the potential relationship between Overactive Bladder Syndrome and Bladder Pain Syndrome / Interstitial Cystitis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Overactive Bladder, Health, Interstitial Cystitis

Science Daily

Lifelong premature ejaculation can be treated by pelvic floor exercises

For the first time, researchers have demonstrated that pelvic floor exercises can be effective in treating premature ejaculation in men who have had lifelong problems.

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Related Topix: Premature Ejaculation, Indie, Medicine, Prostate Cancer, Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Trinidad Guardian

New cancer therapy available in T&T

Discussing the merits of the new cancer therapy, from left, Rishi Maharaj, Janssen Caribbean area manager; Joan Craig, Janssen country manager South Caribbean; Dr Krishan Ramsoobhag, Urologist and Oncologist; and Dr David Muschett, oncology medical manager from Janssen.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Prostate Cancer, Health

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