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prostate

a gland in male mammals that surrounds the neck of the bladder and urethra and secretes a liquid constituent of the semen

prostate

[′prä‚stāt]
(anatomy)
A glandular organ that surrounds the urethra at the neck of the urinary bladder in the male.
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It is important to educate people about prostate diseases and encourage early screening.
The grants will help scientific and clinical research projects and innovation in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate diseases.
The increase in the prevalence of benign and malignant prostate diseases in elderly men does not vary significantly in different countries.
The park will play host to local people coming together, dressed in 'super hero' style with their decorated pants over their running kit, to help raise funds and generate awareness for Prostate UK, the only charity working to fight all prostate diseases.
Prostate UK has launched a new campaign to make people more aware as half of all men will be affected by some form of prostate disease at some time in their lives.
Brigadier John Anderson, of Prostate UK, said: "With our awareness campaign we want to capture the imagination of UK men and their families and alert them to all forms of prostate disease.
The curve upward in statistics of prostate diseases seems to parallel the increase in heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and other degenerative illnesses.
Within the reproductive health category, prostate diseases (noncancer including hyperplasia, inflammation) increased by 48% and disorders of female reproductive organs (e.
Chris Foster, professor of pathology at Liverpool university, was speaking at the launch of an international conference on prostate cancer and other prostate diseases.
Prostate diseases usually occur in men over age 40.
There is considerable overlap in PSA concentrations in men with prostate cancer and men with benign prostate diseases, particularly in the range of 4-10 [micro]g/L.

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