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Screen Stocks

To investigate stocks for potential investment according to a predetermined set of criteria. For example, an investor may screen stocks according to the lowest price, the most market capitalization, the most favorable price-earnings ratio, or any number of other variables. One may also combine criteria while screening stocks. The process is designed to help one make the best investment decisions, and is often accomplished with the help of a computer.
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screening

the process of evaluating product ideas in terms of consumer acceptance, technical feasibility and cost. See NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
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The researchers then isolated luminal cells --one subset of prostate cells--from the mice and grew them to form prostate organoids, or smaller, simplified versions of the prostates.
It is also affected by many factors that may be unrelated to prostate disease, including familial, age and race.
Inherited genetic mutations and syndromes cause between 5 and 10 percent of prostate cancers, according to the American Cancer Society.
In this study we aimed to determine the diagnostic utility of combining serum PSA, DRE findings and prostate volume in arriving at the diagnosis of PCa, with an emphasis on answering the concern of clinicians worldwide as to how to determine the best possible algorithm in diagnosing PCa in light of the above mentioned parameters.
We're part of a which about real Dr Jennifer "This is an incredibly exciting time for prostate cancer research and we're proud to be part of a movement which could bring about real change for men within our lifetimes."
Symptoms usually show once the prostate has grown large enough.
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About Prostate cancer risk factors said 'Age: The chance of having prostate cancer rises rapidly after age 50 , Family history: Having a father or brother with prostate cancer more than doubles a man's risk of developing this disease., Diet: Men who eat a lot of red meat or high-fat dairy products and fewer fruits and vegetables appear to have a slightly higher chance of getting prostate cancer.
The prostate does produce an enzyme called the Prostate Specific Antigen or PSA, and the levels of this increase with prostate cancer, but also increase we have all aware, and prostate cancer, with infection and another common condition of the prostate called Benign Prostatic still isn't a screening Hyperplasia or BPH.
The study, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, found that screening lowered the risk for prostate cancer death by 25% to 32% in men when compared with those who were not screened.
PSA is a single-chain glycoprotein which is produced exclusively by epithelial cells of the acini and ducts of the prostate gland.