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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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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).
When a man's physician diagnoses prostate cancer, difficult decisions about the patient's treatment course lie ahead.
The average size of men's prostates in the VA study was 37 cubic centimeters - too small, in Roehrborn's view, to be helped by Proscar.
to co-develop a semen-based diagnostic kit for prostate cancer based on the known proprietary Human Carcinoma Antigen (HCA).
Scientists at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York now link the dual identity of prostate cancer to a protein encoded by the p27 gene.
Because it's not unusual for half the men with enlarged prostates to report relief from a placebo.
While not a cure, it effectively treats the symptoms'' of enlarged prostates, FDA Commissioner David Kessler said Monday.
Stamey cited a 1996 study in which researchers examined the prostates of healthy men who died from trauma, finding that 8 percent of those in their 20s already had prostate cancer.
Malins has found extensive DNA damage induced by free radicals in the prostates of men.
As a surgeon, I'd see patients with detectable PSAs a year after having their prostates removed.
An innovative technology is offering men whose prostate cancer recurs after radiation therapy new hope as Medicare coverage of this procedure went into effect today.
When it comes to prostate cancer, all men may not be created equal.