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Jewish men needed for study
Jewish Men Needed for National Study on Prostate Cancer
The incidence of prostate cancer among Jewish men is no higher than among the general population, yet researchers have chosen this population to study because of a common genetic heritage.

Jason Caplan, a third-year medical student at Creighton University, is coordinating a local effort to enlist Jewish men to participate in a national genetic study.

"We're looking for two groups of Jewish men," he told the Jewish Press recently. "One group includes any Jewish man of any age who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer; the other group needed for the study is Jewish men over the age of 50 without prostate cancer."

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The 13 Principles of Jewish Medical Ethics
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Darche Noam Institutions
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Gaucher Disease Organization
Hadassah Medical Organization
Halakhic Organ Donor Association
Israel Cancer Association
Jewish Family and Life's Jewish Health Site
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Jewish Hospital Healthcare Services

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Metropolitan Jewish Health System
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National Jewish Medical and Research Center
National Tey-Sachs Association
Rambam Medical Center
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American Physicians Fellowship for Medicine in Israel
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Jewish Physicians' Network
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The Dr. Falk Schlesinger Institute for Medical-Halachic Research
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National Jewish Medical and Research Center

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