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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

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National Cancer Institute. Understanding Prostate Changes: A Health Guide for Men. Types of Tests. Available online at through Accessed March 2013.

Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia. Enlarged Prostate. Available online at Updated September 19, 2011. Accessed March 2013.

Urology Care Foundation. Diagnosis of BPH. Available online at through Accessed March 2013.

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