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Prostate Cancer

Ald. Ed Burke at the Chicago City Council meeting on July 6, 2011. (Rich Hein/ Sun-Times)

Ald. Edward Burke To Have Surgery For Prostate Cancer

Ald. Edward Burke (14th), the longest-serving and most influential member of the Chicago City Council, confirmed Tuesday he is undergoing surgery for prostate cancer this week.

06/24/2014

A surgeon sitting in front of screens of a Focal One device performs a robot-assisted prostate tumorectomy using ultrasound imaging on April 10, 2014 at the Edouard Herriot hospital in Lyon, center France. Focal One is the first robotic HIFU (high intensity focused ultrasound) device dedicated to the focal approach for prostate cancer therapy. According to EDAP TMS SA, a leader in therapeutic ultrasound, it combines the three essential components to efficiently perform a focal treatment: state-of-the-art imaging to localized tumors with the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) combined with real-time ultrasound, utmost precision of robotic HIFU treatment focused only on identified targeted cancer areas, and immediate feedback on treatment efficacy utilizing Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Imaging. (Photo credit: JEFF PACHOUD/AFP/Getty Images)

Rush Using New More Accurate Tests For Prostate Cancer

The new technology involves the use of software that helps guide an ultrasound probe to possible problem spots detected on prostates through Magnetic Resonance Imaging exams (MRIs).

04/22/2014

Rudy Clay

Gary Mayor Rudy Clay Has Prostate Cancer, Ends Campaign

A diagnosis of prostate cancer is forcing the mayor of Gary to suspend his campaign for re-election.

04/08/2011

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

AG, Bayer Settle Over Cancer Risk Claim

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined state attorneys general in California and Oregon Tuesday to announce a $3.3 million dollar settlement with Bayer Healthcare over the company’s alleged misleading claims that its One A Day Men’s multivitamins reduced the risk of prostate cancer.

10/26/2010