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Prostate Cancer

Former 'Munsters' Child Star Shares The Troubling Real Reason He Quit Acting

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 10.13.2016 | OWN

Of the child stars who grow up and walk away from the bright lights of Hollywood, some do so to pursue a completely different path, be it a new career...

Arnold Palmer's Lasting Legacy: Prostate Cancer Prevention And Treatment, Medical Tips For You

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 10.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

Arnold Palmer recommended taking control, and getting on with your life. He urged PSA screening for prostate cancer when appropriate and choosing the best therapy. Follow his advice so you can keep on having fun on the golf course, or in whatever activity you enjoy, and continue leading the "good life."

Maybe Don't Take Your Prostate Cancer Advice From Ben Stiller

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.05.2016 | Healthy Living

Ben Stiller went public with his prostate cancer diagnosis in an essay on Medium on Tuesday. The comedian was diagnosed in 2014 and has been cancer-fr...

The Prostate Cancer Test That Saved My Life

Ben Stiller | Posted 10.17.2016 | Entertainment
Ben Stiller

“So, yeah, it’s cancer.” My urologist segued from talking about how inconvenient it was picking his daughter up at school that morning to droppi...

Ben Stiller Reveals Battle With Prostate Cancer Two Years After Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 10.04.2016 | Entertainment

Ben Stiller counts himself as one of more than 180,000 American men battling prostate cancer every year. During a recent visit to “The Howard Stern...

What To Expect After Prostate Cancer Treatment Is Done

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

art of the recovery process after finishing cancer treatment is to gain confidence and belief in yourself in addition to making healthy lifestyle habits to reduce the risk of any cancer recurrence.

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month -- Educating All Men On Reducing Their Risk

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and all men should become informed of the most common cancer diagnosed in American men other tha...

Not Just Waitin' On Our Prostates to Change

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 09.23.2016 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The big medical news of this past week was a seminal study of prostate cancer, suggesting that when it is diagnosed, we men have options―including t...

Prostate Cancer: 4 Things to Know for Every Man's Journey

Deborah J. Cornwall | Posted 09.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Deborah J. Cornwall

1. Know the Facts Relevant to You For men at average risk, about one man in seven will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, with nearly ...

Treating Prostate Cancer Is Often No Better Than Doing Nothing

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.16.2016 | Healthy Living

An estimated 180,890 American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. The disease will also take the lives of 26,120 patients. But accor...

You Probably Shouldn't Get A Rectal Exam After All

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.12.2016 | Healthy Living

Prostate cancer, the second-most common cancer among American men, will kill an estimated 26,000 American men this year, according to the American Can...

Black Lives Matter - In Cancer Care As Well: Tips For Prevention And Treatment

Cary A. Presant, M.D. | Posted 08.31.2016 | Impact
Cary A. Presant, M.D.

The Black Lives Matter movement has drawn attention to the unique needs of African Americans. For many years oncologists have been focusing attention on disparities in outcomes among African American patients with cancer.

Robotic Surgery Triumphs Over Prostate Cancer In Obese

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 08.16.2016 | Science
Dr. David Samadi

It's yet another feather in the cap of robotic-assisted prostate surgery. Researchers in the Department of Urology of Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine have discovered that robotic-assisted surgery to remove the prostate reduces the risk of blood loss.

'Doctorpreneurs' Are Taking Cancer Care Personally

Molly Reynolds | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Molly Reynolds

For Clete Walker (CEO of Virtuo Health), the idea to bring together physicians focused on elevating treatment of prostate cancer is personal. Years ...

The War On Cancers

Jack Kavanaugh | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Jack Kavanaugh

he hope for those (like my own brother) who have what today are deemed as incurable cancers, is that they can be sustained long enough on therapies that slow down or halt cancer progression, giving the opportunity for one of the exciting new therapeutic approaches to become a reality and win the battle and ultimately the War on Cancers.

PSA Test Best Way To Detect Fatal Prostate Cancer, Explains New Study

Michael Lazar | Posted 06.19.2016 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

A simple blood test taken for middle-aged American males could help predict your risk of contracting prostate cancer, says a new study that was conduc...

Love, Laughter And Jazz: A Father And Daughter's Musical Journey

Terri Lyne Carrington | Posted 06.19.2016 | Black Voices
Terri Lyne Carrington

I choose to be in the present and cherish my time with them, honoring them in any way that I can. So today in celebration of Father's Day, I want to thank my Dad for all that he has done to make my life what it is.

Live From Chicago: The Cage Match

AJ Hartnett | Posted 06.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
AJ Hartnett

Preface: As I prepare to write this piece, I want to be clear about my motives with you, the reader. My intention is to tell my story so that others m...

4 Holistic Options For Reliving Symptoms of Prostatitis

Michael Lazar | Posted 06.08.2016 | Fifty
Michael Lazar

If you are one of the sufferers of prostatitis, then you already know how tough life can be on your bad days and how permitting it can be on your good...

The Nation's Top Doctors Converge to Discuss Cancer and Smoking Cessation

Stephanie R. Caudle | Posted 05.18.2016 | Impact
Stephanie R. Caudle

The care and management of patients who have been diagnosed with colon and prostate cancer requires a defined multidisciplinary approach. It requires ...

Natural ways to improve prostate health

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 05.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

This may include getting regular physical exercise and maintaining a well-balanced diet. There are also a number of alternative and natural ways to promote better prostate health regardless of whether a man is already showing signs or symptoms of a certain condition or disease.

Plant-Based Diet Reduces Risk of Prostate Cancer

Amanda Brocket | Posted 05.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Amanda Brocket

It is believed that the increased levels of fibre, anti-inflammatory antioxidants, as well as the absence of animal proteins and a lowered level of saturated fats play a major role in the protective benefits of a plant based diet as exhibited in this study.

Guys Who Don't Ejaculate Frequently Could Have A Higher Risk Of Prostate Cancer

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.25.2016 | Healthy Living

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - - Men who ejaculate often may have a lower risk of prostate cancer than their peers who don’t do it as frequentl...

Former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman Diagnosed With Prostate Cancer

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.08.2016 | Entertainment

Former Rolling Stones bassist, 79-year-old Bill Wyman, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to statements on his Facebook and Twitter ac...

Managing Prostate Cancer: Screen, Detect and Treat Smarter

Herbert Lepor, MD | Posted 02.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Herbert Lepor, MD

If the government, indeed, institutes penalties for performing PSA screening, it will exacerbate decreasing trends in PSA screening. And that, in turn, will prove to be a tremendous disservice for many men whose suffering and/or death from prostate cancer would have otherwise been preventable.