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  • Mayo Clinic Finds What Causes Men Pain In Prostate Biopsy And Best Method To Alleviate It (Science Daily)

    Researchers at Mayo Clinic have evaluated the major sources of pain for some men during in-office prostate biopsy and an anesthetic method that can best lessen it. Findings were presented recently at the annual meeting of the North Central Section of the American Urological Association in San Diego. Most prostate biopsies are performed on men who have abnormal digital rectal exams or abnormally

  • Prostate surgery sidelines Frasier (Coos Bay World Link)

    Coos County Chief Deputy District Attorney R. Paul Frasier is recuperating from prostate cancer surgery and is on paid medical leave until at least the beginning of November.

  • African-American men are at higher risk of prostate cancer (The Huntington Herald-Dispatch)

    HUNTINGTON -- The month of September is Prostate Cancer Awareness month, and the My Brother's Keeper program at the Ebenezer Medical Outreach is encouraging more African-American men to have screenings.

  • Sensitive And Specific Biomarker For Early Detection Of Prostate Cancer Identified (Medical News Today)

    Scientists at a Maryland-based pharmaceutical company have preliminary evidence showing that a protein in the blood may prove to be a biomarker that is more sensitive and specific than current methods of early detection for prostate cancer. [click link for full article]

  • Hospital offers free prostate cancer screenings (Macomb Daily)

    Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center is offering free prostate cancer screenings at the upcoming Men's Health Fair to be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sept. 20.

  • Prostate Biopsy Doesn't Have to Be Painful (

    Title: prostate Biopsy Doesn't Have to Be Painful Category: Health News Created: 9/15/2006 8:23:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 9/15/2006 8:23:25 AM

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