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Oracle of Omaha Warren Buffett diagnosed with prostate cancer

April 17, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Warren Buffett, fondly known as the Oracle of Omaha, told his company’s shareholders in an open letter Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer. Continue Reading

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It’s ‘Occupy Movember’ At Rhombus Guys in Grand Forks

November 4, 2011 in WDAZ

GRAND FORKS (WDAZ-TV) – Employees at the locally-owned restaurant, Rhombus Guys, decided to put their razors away for a month and grow a ‘stache in honor of “Movember.” Continue Reading

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Vitamin E Pills Linked With Prostate Cancer Risk

October 11, 2011 in WDAZ

CHICAGO (AP) There is more evidence that taking vitamin E pills can be risky. A study that followed up on men who took high doses of the vitamin for about five years found they had a slightly increased risk of prostate cancer even after they quit taking the pills.
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Fed panel: Routine PSA blood tests for prostate cancer not worth effort

October 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The government panel’s guidelines had long advised men over 75 to forgo the tests and the new recommendation extends that do-not-screen advice to healthy men of all ages. Continue Reading

Fed panel: Routine PSA blood tests for prostate cancer not worth effort

October 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The government panel’s guidelines had long advised men over 75 to forgo the tests and the new recommendation extends that do-not-screen advice to healthy men of all ages. Continue Reading

Gophers coach Tubby Smith says he had prostate cancer, now free

May 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota coach Tubby Smith says he’s “feeling great” and free of prostate cancer after dealing with the disease for the past year.
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Medicare to pay for $93,000 prostate cancer drug

March 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Medicare officials said that the program will pay the $93,000 cost of prostate cancer drug Provenge, an innovative therapy that typically gives men suffering from an incurable stage of the disease an extra four months to live. Continue Reading

Drug may slow growth of early prostate cancer

February 15, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A new study suggests a way to help men with early, low-risk prostate cancer avoid being overtreated for a disease that in most cases will never threaten their lives. Continue Reading

Raising ‘mo’ney for men’s health

November 14, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Things are getting a little hairy in Grand Forks. Young men all over the city are ditching their razors in favor of flavor-savers mustaches, that is for a cause.
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