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18 hrs ago | Jacksonville Daily News

Prostate screening still recommended

This year, the American Urological Association released new guidelines for prostate cancer screening.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine

22 hrs ago | The Reminder

Free Prostate Seminar

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.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine

Yesterday | Philly.com

Prostate cancer activists launch 'the finger' campaign to stem decline in testing

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.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Graphic Design, Arts, Pennsylvania, Family Practice

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Sheffield Star

Cancer patients says thank you to hospital

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.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine

Examiner.com

Schedule your annual checkup today, please

I know I have mentioned that at times my mind thinks of the craziest things. Having a terminal disease does that, I guess.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine

Log Cabin Democrat

Free prostate screenings at Conway Regional

Tuesday, Sept. 16, is the deadline for registration for the 13th annual Prostate Cancer Screening at Conway Regional Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health, Prostate Cancer

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Sampson Independent

After PSA test: Then what?

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.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine

Holtville Tribune

Treatment options for recurrent prostate infection

A recurring prostate infection, also known as chronic bacterial prostatitis, is typically treated with antibiotics. This type of prostate infection is caused by bacteria in the prostate gland.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Arizona Republic

Mobile prostate screening office coming to Tempe

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.

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Related Topix: Tempe, AZ, Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine, Paradise Valley, AZ

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood's Top Doctors: This Is the Urologist Steven Spielberg Recommends

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Entertainment

Canada NewsWire

CUA Astellas Grant Provides Boost to Canadian Urology Research

"The Canadian researchers awarded with CUA-Astellas research grants have exceptional ideas that have the potential to make significant contributions to the lives of patients and the urological medical community," said Dr. , Chair of the Scientific Council of the Canadian Urological Association Scholarship Foundation . "Over the past two years, the substantial contributions of past recipients are already having a remarkable impact on improving understanding and treatment of functional urological conditions.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Sep 11, 2014

SILive.com

Take Care Staten Island and get informed about prostate cancer: symptoms, screenings and risk reduction

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.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Lung Cancer, Medicine, Genetics

The Baltimore Sun

What men should know about side effects of prostate cancer treatment

Because of advanced treatments, curing prostate cancer has become more common. There now are more than 2.5 million survivors in the United States.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Medicine, Cancer, Health

Medical News

Loyola announces opening of new acupuncture clinic for patients with pelvic health disorders

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Acupuncture, Hospital Administration, Loyola University Health System, Healthcare Industry, Interstitial Cystitis

Buxton Advertiser

Football club gives cancer the red card

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Redditch Advertiser

A Big Thank You to ward staff

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.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

KSAT-TV San Antonio

Prostate cancer survivor becomes advocate for awareness

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.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Medicine

Alabama Live

Birmingham hospital, doctors, again ask judge to dismiss lawsuit claiming penis amputation

Attorneys for the hospital, doctors and the Urology Centers of Alabama and the Simon-Williamson Clinic filed motions today asking a judge to dismiss the new lawsuit filed by the 59-year-old Birmingham man. The hospital, doctors and clinics say the claims are not true and also have again asked a judge to sanction the lawyer and his firm who filed the lawsuit.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Birmingham, AL, Diabetes, Health, Jefferson County, AL

Wed Sep 10, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Florida Department of Health in Bay County Recognizes Dr. Neal Dunn,...

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.

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Related Topix: Bay County, FL, Medicine, Panama City, FL, Cancer, Health, Health Insurance

TheDenverChannel

See our list of the 7 best things to do in Denver this weekend

Every weekend, 7NEWS compiles a list of some family friendly events you might enjoy. Here are our picks of the 7 Best Things To Do in Denver this weekend.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Medicine, Family, Kids, Wheat Ridge, CO

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