Navigation Links
Cardium's InnerCool Announces First Patient Treated With New Tissue-Specific UroCool(TM) System in Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Study
Date:12/16/2008

ournal Urology (in press). The data will also be presented at a number of U.S. and international urological meetings over the remainder of 2008 and early 2009.

Prostate Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men other than skin cancers. One in six men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime, and in 2007 over 200,000 men were newly diagnosed with the disease. Fortunately, prostate cancer grows relatively slowly and 7 out of 10 men are diagnosed in the early stages of the disease before it has spread to other parts of their body, thus leading to significantly increased survival with proper treatment. While the underlying cause for the development of prostate cancer is still unknown, factors such as age, race, and lifestyle affect the probability of developing the disease. Of these, age is the strongest risk factor, and as life spans continue to increase, more men are surviving to an age at which prostate cancer is more prevalent. The chances of developing prostate cancer increases quickly after reaching age 50, and about 2 out of every 3 prostate cancers are found in men over the age of 65. The three treatment approaches to prostate cancer are 'watchful waiting,' radiation, or surgery, depending on patient age, and how advanced the disease is.

Radical Prostatectomy

Radical prostatectomy is an effective means of eradicating prostate cancer by surgically removing the entire prostate and surrounding tissue. It is a complex procedure because the prostate gland is located deep inside the pelvis and is intimately associated with delicate nerves that control erections and bladder control. Historically, radical prostatectomy has been performed as an open procedure requiring surgical precision to preserve these important functions. Robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy emerged with the intro
'/>"/>

SOURCE Cardium Therapeutics
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Related biology technology :

1. Cardiums InnerCool Therapies Unit Announces European Commercialization Agreement for Portfolio of Temperature Modulation Systems
2. Cardium Reports on Science Channel Series Featuring InnerCools Endovascular Cooling During Brain Surgery at Stanford University
3. Cardiums InnerCool Therapies Unit Announces Italian Commercialization Agreement for Portfolio of Temperature Modulation Systems
4. Cardium Announces InnerCools New RapidBlue(TM) System Obtains CE Mark for Commercial Sale in Europe and UL certification
5. Cardium Announces FDA 510(K) Clearance of InnerCools RapidBlue(TM) Endovascular System
6. Cardiums InnerCool Announces New Tissue-Specific UroCool(TM) System for Use in Prostate Surgeries
7. Dendreon Announces Publication of Phase 1 Study Highlighting Immunologic and Clinical Activity of Lapuleucel-T (Neuvenge(R)) in Advanced Breast Cancer Patients
8. YM BIOSCIENCES ANNOUNCES COMPLIANCE WITH AIM RULE 26
9. Emisphere Technologies, Inc. Announces Pricing of Registered Direct Offering
10. BioLife Solutions Announces Exclusive CryoStor(TM) Supply Agreement With the New England Cryogenic Center, Inc.
11. Carrington Announces Nasdaq Communication; Prepares for Shares to Be Quoted on the OTC Bulletin Board and Pink Sheets
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... N.Y. , Aug. 21, 2014 ... launch of their Nutraceutical "TELO-20 for Dogs" with ... only Telomere-lengthening supplement in the world for dogs. ... of every chromosome in the body. A wealth ... leading experts in Telomere Science and Aging, including ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Mathematic studies at the Program for Evolutionary ... by the Jeffrey Epstein VI Foundation , have shown ... identified for elimination. These aggressive cells are the driver mutations ... topological map of what to look for when examining tumors, ... tumor cells can be extracted from biopsy, it,s very difficult ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... , Aug. 21, 2014  Four-dimensional (4-D) ... behaviors based on external stimuli such as changes ... have a disruptive effect in multiple industries.  In ... business landscape by printing objects ranging from human ... automotive sectors. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140820/138289 ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... MO (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 ... service biopharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization (CMO) ... Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an oncology company focused on ... treating cancer, to manufacture the anti-prostate specific membrane ... ADC product candidate. Under the agreement the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Telomere Biosciences Announces: TELO-20 for Dogs, the World's First Telomere-Lengthening Supplement for Dogs, to Promote Healthy Aging and Longevity 2Telomere Biosciences Announces: TELO-20 for Dogs, the World's First Telomere-Lengthening Supplement for Dogs, to Promote Healthy Aging and Longevity 3Science Power Jeffrey Epstein and Harvard University Fund Project to Visually Stop Tumor Growth 2Frost & Sullivan: 4-D Printing to Usher in Age of Low-Labor, Fast-Paced Product Manufacturing 2Frost & Sullivan: 4-D Printing to Usher in Age of Low-Labor, Fast-Paced Product Manufacturing 3Frost & Sullivan: 4-D Printing to Usher in Age of Low-Labor, Fast-Paced Product Manufacturing 4Gallus Enters Agreement with Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for Manufacture of Anti-PSMA Monoclonal Antibody 2Gallus Enters Agreement with Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for Manufacture of Anti-PSMA Monoclonal Antibody 3
... to Early Cardiovascular,Events in Asian Populations, WALTHAM, ... ILI ), announced today that Kenneth Kornman, Ph.D., ... findings on,the genetics of cardiovascular disease at the ... place from Oct. 31 -,Nov. 1, 2008, at ...
... Fingerprint portraits go global by incorporating cutting-edge localization technology online to target ... ... New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2008 -- DNA 11, the original ... mark global growth with the launch of a new website that will ...
... databases enable ,researchers to quickly and effectively use these invaluable resources. ... ... announced the availability of newly updated tutorial suites on the DataBase of ... is a public resource for the analysis of promoter regions. , ...
Cached Biology Technology:Interleukin Genetics to Present New Findings at the 11th Cardiovascular Genomics and Atherosclerosis Symposium 2Interleukin Genetics to Present New Findings at the 11th Cardiovascular Genomics and Atherosclerosis Symposium 3Interleukin Genetics to Present New Findings at the 11th Cardiovascular Genomics and Atherosclerosis Symposium 4DNA 11, Creators of DNA Art Goes Global 2Updated Online Tutorials for DBTSS, Pfam and PDB 2Updated Online Tutorials for DBTSS, Pfam and PDB 3
(Date:8/21/2014)... by an international standards process, will be available soon ... invited review published in the OnlineFirst version of ... official journal of the American Society for Parenteral and ... the occurrence of misconnection that can be harmful and ... used to join medical devices, components, and accessories to ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... replicated one of the crucial steps in photosynthesis, opening ... could manufacture hydrogen as a fuel. , "Water is ... prospect to use them to create hydrogen, and do ... the ARC Centre of Excellence for Translational Photosynthesis in ... potential as a zero-carbon replacement for petroleum products, and ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... the pancreas digesting itself resulting in severe abdominal pain, ... around 20,000 patients are diagnosed with the disease resulting ... treatment is restricted to intravenous fluid and nutritional support. ... Life Sciences, who led the research, said "The major ... stones and excessive alcohol intake combined with a high ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):New feeding tube connectors will improve patient safety 2Water and sunlight the formula for sustainable fuel 2Insulin offers new hope for the treatment of acute pancreatitis 2
... in Spanish . , Those who enjoy ... teas may tend to overlook the benefits of drinking herbal ... Research magazine, the idea that herbal teas may provide a ... U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)-funded scientists in Boston, Mass., have ...
... March 1, 2011 When patients receive a bone marrow ... cells. Fresh stem cells are needed when a patient is ... blood cells, which can be caused by cancer or even ... that a bone marrow transplant might not succeed because the ...
... has the potential to revolutionise the way autopsies are ... pathologists and radiologists at the University of Leicester in ... The technique developed by a team in the ... Leicester, has been published today (1 March) in ...
Cached Biology News:Don't underestimate the power of herbal teas 2How long do stem cells live? 2New non-surgical autopsy technique set to revolutionize post-mortem practice 2
BD Falcon insert HTS 96 well, square A-bottom with lid. PET membrane, sterile. (5/ca) Packaging: 5 / pack, 5 / case ...
... is a direct antibiotic-based selection system for ... colony survival, eliminating the need for costly ... provides close to 100% accuracy in recombinant ... for robot colony picking. This cloning kit ...
... software for the microscopy market by ... components and peripherals with powerful archiving, ... intuitive interface simplifies workflow and speeds ... powerful features such as image stitching, ...
Mouse monoclonal [IA-C6] to MHC Class II I Ab + Ad (FITC) ( Abpromise for all tested applications). Antigen: Tissue / cell preparation of Purified Mouse lymph node B cells...
Biology Products: