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  • Enlarged prostate likely with age but treatable (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

    Q:I have been seeing advertisements on television about older men who have erratic bathroom problems because of prostate enlargement. What can you tell me about this, and can it lead to prostate cancer? The medical term for an enlarged prostate is benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH -- a natural occurrence in middle-aged and older men. What happens is, as the prostate enlarges, it can squeeze ...

  • Body's immune system uses common molecule to recognize prostate tumors (News-Medical-Net)

    In experiments with mice, researchers have found that the body's immune system can use a surprisingly common molecule to recognize prostate tumors.

  • Free Prostate Cancer Screenings Across Atlanta (The Weekly)

    ATLANTA, GA (January 11, 2008) - Nearly 6,000 men across the state of Georgia will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year and more than 600 men will die from the disease. Despite the grim statistics if detected early, prostate cancer is one of the more treatable forms of cancer.

  • Outcome Of Prostate Cancer Patients With Initial PSA‚?•20ng/ml Undergoing Radical Prostatectomy (Medical News Today) Patients presenting with a PSA 20ng/ml and a diagnosis of prostate cancer (CaP) are often not offered radical prostatectomy (RP) due to the concern over metastasis and likelihood of failure. In the October issue of European Urology, Dr. Zwergel and colleagues from Germany report on a retrospective series of 275 patients with a PSA 20ng/ml who underwent RP.

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