Importance of Detecting Prostate Cancer Early

Prostate cancer is a common type of cancer that affects men. It develops in the prostate gland, where it either grows slowly or spreads to other parts of the body quickly. This disease occurs when … [Read more...]

Dr. Jud Fisher of Healthcare Partners of Nevada Discusses Men’s Health

I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! Dr. Jud Fisher, a renown family … [Read more...]

Movember – Health and cooking tips to fight cancer: BBQ Grilling Meat

I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! Nutritionist Beth Ginsberg shows … [Read more...]

12 Tips for Optimal Prostate Health / Treatment of BPH (Enlargement), Cancer, and Prostatitis!

I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! Recommendations … [Read more...]

Watch out for Phi, the new prostate cancer test

The Prostate Health Index or Phi for short is making waves. And doctors, researchers, and patients are hoping that this new test will clear up the ambiguity surrounding prostate cancer testing once … [Read more...]

Walnuts may help against prostate cancer

Good old walnuts, the well-known brain food, have some other health benefits not previously reported before. Californian scientists report that walnuts may be a strong weapon against prostate cancer … [Read more...]

The male infertility-cancer link

Talk about hitting a man when he is already down. A recent research studyreports that male infertility in younger years may be an indication for increased likelihood of having aggressive prostate … [Read more...]

Soon: a vaccine against prostate cancer?

What does the small pox virus has to do with prostate cancer? Well, scientists are using relatives of the deadly virus to develop a vaccine that holds lots of promise for patients with advanced … [Read more...]

Exercise benefits prostate cancer patients

In 2009, 192,280 new cases of prostate cancer were diagnosed in the US. In the same year, 27,360 men died from the disease, according the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Next to lung cancer, prostate … [Read more...]

STD and prostate cancer

Sexual infections can increase the risk for certain types of cancer. This is one of the reasons why girls as young as 11 are encourage to get vaccinated against the human papilloma virus (HPV) which … [Read more...]

Disparity in cancer care: it’s not that bad after all

Ethnicity, geneder and socioeconomic status are three factors that are often associated with health outcome disparities, including cancer care. There have been studies that showed disparities in care … [Read more...]

Fighting prostate cancer with power food

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and this week, September 21 to 27 is the Prostate Cancer Awareness Week. Prostate cancer is a big big thing nowadays. Just look at the statistics as to … [Read more...]

The anticancer properties of flaxseed

Flaxseed is a versatile plant with lots of uses. Its leaves and stem give fibers and its seeds are believed to be beneficial to our health. Flaxseed oil is a popular natural supplement which is … [Read more...]

Alcohol consumption increases cancer risk in men, too.

It was only earlier this year that the Million Women Study reported the following: alcohol consumption even at low levels increases women's risk for cancer. It seems that the same is true for men … [Read more...]

Green tea and prostate cancer

Another reason to drink green tea - at least for men. A recent study reports that consumption of green tea may slow down the progression of prostate cancer. The study looked at 26 men, aged 41 to 72 … [Read more...]

Is this new test a better alternative to PSA?

With the current controversy related to the unreliability of the PSA test, the news of a new promising blood test to detect prostate cancer is very welcome. PSA stands for prostate-specific … [Read more...]

Can a healthy lifestyle alter your genes and treat your cancer?

 We've heard this statement of resignation before: "I can't do anything about it. It's in my genes." Indeed, many diseases have been linked to genetics, including heart disease, mental illness, and … [Read more...]

Know your interventions: focal cryoablation for prostate cancer

The recent contradictory results of two large scale studies that investigated the risks and benefits of prostate cancer screening brought about the question of overdiagnosis and overtreatment. It also … [Read more...]

Screening for prostate cancer: the pros and the cons

Resource post for March In almost all diseases, screening and early detection is the key to management and cure. What used to be fatal diagnoses of late stage breast and cervical cancer have now … [Read more...]

Killing two birds with one stone: lower your cholesterol, lower your prostate cancer risk

There are two big "C's" - cardiovascular disease and cancer - that we are fighting today. A study published in the American Journal of Pathology reveals that high cholesterol levels not only cause … [Read more...]

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