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BOB12: Dan Duffy – The Half Fund and Half Book

Last updated: 04/24/2019

Welcome to the Band of Ballers! In this series on ABSOT, I’m turning over control to some other ballsy testicular cancer survivors and patients who have inspired me with their...

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Race-associated expression of MHC class I polypeptide-related sequence A (MICA) in prostate cancer.

Last updated: 04/24/2019

Despite the lack of a complete understanding of the disparities involved, prostate cancer (PCa) has both higher incidence and death rates in African American Men (AAM) relative...

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PCL11: Six Ways to Talk about Testicles

Last updated: 04/24/2019

This anecdote is what sparked this whole blog post. While it was relatively easy to bring testicular health up in conversation, it proves there’s still work to do with raising...

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PCL37: Making Testicular Self-Exams Standard Practice in Virginia’s High Schools

Last updated: 04/24/2019

Part of being a fourth grade teacher (my full-time job for the past five years) is the dreaded end-of-year “your body is going to start changing” talk. While I can talk to...

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Building a new kidney from skin cells

Last updated: 04/24/2019

How often do you think about your kidneys? My guess is that unless there’s a problem, probably never, and yet they are hard-working machines that keep us alive. Here’s how: It...

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ZERO MENtor: Peer-to-Peer Support for Men Living with Prostate Cancer | ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer

Last updated: 04/24/2019

Receiving a prostate cancer diagnosis can be an overwhelming experience. The thought of living with cancer and the immediate treatment that will follow can cause stress,...

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Quantitative proteomic analysis of a genetically induced prostate inflammation mouse model via custom 4-plex DiLeu isobaric labeling.

Last updated: 04/23/2019

Inflammation is involved in many prostate pathologies including infection, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and prostate cancer (CaP). Preclinical models are critical to our...

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The One Stretch That Will Make Running Feel Easier

Last updated: 04/23/2019

If you run, it makes perfect sense that you should regularly stretch out your lower body. Tight hips and glutes are often at the root of running pains and injuries, and physical...

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Physical Activity and its Effectiveness in Cancer Therapy – AICR Blog

Last updated: 04/23/2019

Research shows that physical activity offers plenty of benefits for long-term health and plays an important role in both cancer prevention and healthy survivorship. For reducing...

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Burnout in Urologists Lower Than Prior Reports, But Remains Serious Issue

Last updated: 04/23/2019

As part of the 2016 American Urological Association (AUA) Census, investigators randomly assigned Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) questions to determine how many urologists met...

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