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Prostate Cancer Awareness

What your man really needs for Valentine's Day

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 02.02.2017 | New York
Dr. David Samadi

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. While it is customary for men to get women gifts for this special day, many women will be trying to figure ...

Cyberknife Is Not Robotic Surgery

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

Patients diagnosed with prostate cancer must weigh their treatment options with their personal treatment goals. Regardless of therapy, strongly consider physician experience. Choose wisely: It is with the robot that a surgeon completes the surgery, not the robot itself.

Don't Be a Boob: Check It, Don't Neglect It

Barry David Kluger | Posted 08.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Barry David Kluger

For the men out there, this is much more than a recap of my medical history. It's a cautionary tale that if you're too manly to see what's going on with your body, heed my advice: Check it don't Neglect it.

How 20 Years In The Army Helped Prepare Me For My Toughest Battle Yet

Col. Paul Taylor | Posted 07.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Col. Paul Taylor

In June 2012, I was set to deploy to Afghanistan with the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division. As the commander of an Army unit, I was responsible for ensuring my soldiers were ready. I myself was prepared, as I had been for every deployment. And then came the one thing I couldn't prepare for: cancer.

The Avengers Rally Around Father With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.16.2014 | Good News

Cast members from the Marvel Cinematic Universe are proving they don’t need real super powers to do something heroic. Many actors from “The Av...

Cancer Prevention on Mount Kilimanjaro

Gabe Canales | Posted 04.02.2014 | Impact
Gabe Canales

February is National Cancer Prevention Month. I appeal to all decision-makers and influencers in government, education, healthcare, media and nonprofits to place a greater emphasis on cancer prevention. We can save lives -- now.

Does Exercise Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk?

Posted 02.12.2013 | Black Voices

The benefits of exercise aren't all created equal, according to new research from the Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center in North Carolina. Especi...

LOOK: Mustachioed Men And Women Raise Money For Charity

Posted 12.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The moustache has transitioned from cool thing on dads' faces to a reminder for men to get checked for prostate and testicular cancer. ...

No-Shave November and Movember: Women Not Wanted?

Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.16.2012 | Women

Hopefully you don't mind a little facial hair on your male acquaintances, because November, the month recently consecrated to group facial hair growth...

LOOK: Movember's Here! Meet The Men Behind The Hairy Health Awareness Campaign

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact

Women (and many men) wore pink ribbons all October long in support of breast cancer awareness, and now it’s the guys’ turn to sport their health a...

Movember Kicks Off 'Hairy Ribbon' Awareness Month For Men's Health

Adam Garone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Adam Garone

We saw that the breast cancer movement was gaining momentum at a staggering pace, but noticed there was nothing for any men's health issue. When we did a bit of research into the health issues that effect men, it was surprising to learn that the incident rates of prostate cancer were comparable to rates of breast cancer in women. But there was, and still is, a huge gap between the two causes in terms of awareness and funding.

The Power of 'Blue' to Fight Prostate Cancer

Gabe Canales | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Gabe Canales

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, and blue is our symbolic color for prostate cancer awareness. This month is an opportunity to put a spotlight on this disease, give men hope, make a difference and save lives.

Senate Says Prostate Cancer Among African American Men Reaches 'Epidemic' Proportions

Posted 08.03.2012 | Black Voices

Despite ongoing debate about the benefits of PSA testing for men at risk for prostate cancer, and recent research on the best course of treatment for ...

Big Daddy Awards

Michael Burg | Posted 06.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Burg

I don't have kids and my own father died several years ago, so how do I spend my Father's Day weekend? I watch the U.S. Open without guilt, I won't stand in line for a Father's Day Brunch, and oh, I'll think about cancer.

A Wish For All Men

Angie Harmon | Posted 07.24.2012 | Impact
Angie Harmon

It is for all of the wonderful men in my life that I am raising my voice about a disease that affects more than two million American men and remains the second-leading cause of cancer death for men in the U.S. We can make a difference with the progress of finding better treatments and ultimately, a cure.

To Screen or Not to Screen (For Prostate Cancer): The Troubling Question for Men

Mary S. Harris, Ph.D | Posted 02.04.2012 | Black Voices
Mary S. Harris, Ph.D

For men who don't have symptoms of prostate cancer and are now asking if they should get the PSA test as part of their routine medical check-ups, there is still no consensus within the medical community.

Bieber 'Grows' For Movember

celebs.gather.com | Hope Carson | Posted 11.20.2011 | Impact

It's ba-aack. Yes, once again Justin Bieber is growing a mustache. But lest Selena Gomez, who has in the past publicly stated that she prefers a clean...

WATCH: Movember 'Grows' Above Lips Worldwide To Raise Prostate Cancer Awareness

Posted 11.21.2011 | Impact

From the hand-painted to the perfectly coiffed handlebar, moustaches are sprouting all over the world in support of prostate cancer awareness now that...

Eleanor Goldberg

Can Growing Moustaches Help Find A Cure For Prostate Cancer?

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.04.2012 | Impact

As hair starts to sprout above thousands of lips this month, prostate cancer activists hope that growing handlebars and pencil moustaches will push mo...

Why You Should 'Go Blue!' to Fight Prostate Cancer

Gabe Canales | Posted 11.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Gabe Canales

Sure, you've heard of prostate cancer. But how aware of it are you? Probably not much more than I was when -- after an inadvertent test last year -- I learned that I had prostate cancer.

Black Churches Push Prostate Cancer Awareness

Posted 08.16.2011 | Religion

By B. Denise Hawkins Religion News Service (RNS) Thomas A. Farrington isn't looking for cards or a tie this Father's Day. What he really wants, he...

Prostate Cancer Does Not Discriminate

Ed Randall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ed Randall

I devote my life to prostate cancer awareness and education. We have a long way to go to reach the heights scaled by our sisters promoting breast cancer awareness.

An Open Letter To The NFL: Why We Can't Neglect Prostate Cancer

Gabe Canales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Gabe Canales

More than 32,000 American fathers, husbands, brothers, sons and friends will die this year from prostate cancer. Yet, it seems there's very little emphasis on this issue.