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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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Chi, Medical Oncologist at the Vancouver Prostate Center and the BC Cancer Agency, and the Principal Investigator for the study.
The experiment showed that, consistent with malignant cell growth, prostate cells chronically exposed to arsenic grew more rapidly than control cells in both media.
Ten years later, 10 percent of the men who'd had surgery and 15 percent of the watchful-waiting group had died from prostate cancer.
Line 64 of California tax forms allows for a donation to the foundation's Prostate Cancer Research Fund.
Nevertheless, prostate cancer is a source of immeasurable suffering and loss.
But the single most important factor in protecting your health from prostate cancer is early detection.
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Altered AR levels or activity can be key elements in acquired androgen independence in prostate cancer.
First, because the antigen is specific for prostate tissue, not prostate cancer, an elevated PSA does not always indicate prostate cancer.
That's to make sure that it's just BPH and not something else like prostate cancer or a bladder or kidney infection, which requires a different treatment.
Predicting whether a given cancer will recur after prostate surgery largely boils down to guessing whether the tumor has disseminated malignant seeds throughout the body, a process known as metastasis.
Prostate cancer is a disease of a walnut-sized gland at the base of the spine.