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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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Synchronous primary malignancies of the prostate and bladder are very common.
Signs of inflammation in a man's prostate biopsy may indicate he has a reduced risk of subsequently being diagnosed with prostate cancer in a future biopsy.
Transvesical Prostatectomy was done in prostates >100 grams while transurethral prostatectomy was done in prostates of <100 grams.
In fact, in a large study of more than 1,000 men, saw palmetto improved urine flow and other BPH symptoms as well as Proscar (though the drug shrank prostates more than the herb).
A comparison of the free fraction of serum prostate specific antigen in men with benign and cancerous prostates: the best case scenario.
In the new work, the researchers compared the prostates of two groups of mice: 3-month-olds (an age comparable to human young adults) and 24-month-olds (roughly equivalent to 80 human years).
The prostate gland in men corresponds to the uterus in women and the two are undifferentiated in the early stages of foetal development (like testes/ovaries) and are made up of similar tissues.
The prostate gland is a manonly piece of equipment, about the size of a walnut which lies just under the bladder.
Transrectal ultrasound (TRUS)-guided prostate needle biopsy is the gold standard in the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
Assessments of cancer in Inuit groups in Alaska, Canada, and Greenland had hinted that prostate cancer's incidence among the Inuit is unusually low.
One of every 10 American men will develop prostate cancer at some time in his life.
Prostate Cancer UK says more men now die from prostate cancer than women are killed by breast cancer.