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Prostate Cancer

My Odyssey Down The Prostate Cancer Highway

Craig W. Anderson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Craig W. Anderson

My odyssey down the Prostate Cancer Highway began with the type of complete physical which includes many popular activities, including: pee-in-a-cup, X-Rays, bone scans, MRI, CAT scan, peering into my ears-nose-throat, the Icy Stethoscope Patdown here and there on my torso, and complete blood analysis.

Catherine Pearson

New Prostate Cancer Gene Mutation Discovered

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.11.2012 | Healthy Living

After decades of work, researchers have discovered a new gene variant linked with a higher risk of developing hereditary prostate cancer. "We've b...

Nursing Angels and an Update to 'Its a Wonderful Life'

Don McNay | Posted 02.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Don McNay

I've spent my life chasing fame and glory, trying to achieve great things. I've never been one to stop and smell the roses. This forced me to. I've been stunned by the outpouring of love, prayers and support.

Prostate Cancer Tracking May Be More Beneficial Than Treating, For Some

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 02.18.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — John Shoemaker visited six doctors in his quest to find the best treatment for his early stage prostate cancer – and only the...

Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Should Delay Treatment

AARP | Posted 12.12.2011 | Fifty

Men with low-risk prostate cancer should postpone treatment and instead monitor the disease to see if it progresses or gets worse, says a committee of...

Giving Back To The Prostate Cancer Community

Victor Cruz | Posted 02.05.2012 | Sports
Victor Cruz

On the field, you may know me as the guy who catches the ball from Eli Manning or as the salsa dancer in the end zone, but off the field I take pride ...

Some Men With Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Can Delay Treatment, Panel Says

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2012 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Men with low-risk prostate cancer may wait to see if their disease progresses before treating ...

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...

Doctors: Black Men Should Keep Getting PSA Screenings

Posted 11.14.2011 | Black Voices

Despite concerns by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that routine prostate cancer screening may do more harm than good, another group, The Nati...

Why I'm Growing A Mo This November

Mat Morrisroe | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK
Mat Morrisroe

One of the biggest cancers affecting men had never even entered my consciousness until a couple of Christmasses ago when I got a phone call telling me my dad was going for tests, which ended up with me going with him for his first treatment on that Christmas eve.

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...

The Real Facts About Vitamin E and Prostate Cancer

Craig Cooper | Posted 01.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Craig Cooper

Does taking vitamin E increase your risk of prostate cancer? There are some important things you should know about vitamin E before you throw away your vitamin E supplements.

To PSA or Not PSA: It Depends

Adam Wolfberg, M.D. | Posted 12.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Adam Wolfberg, M.D.

Men should be empowered to make the best decision about PSA testing for them, and the answer isn't a dictum -- it's information and education.

PSA-Prostate Cancer Screening Dilemma: Why Talking With Your MD Matters

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 12.17.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

So, if PSA screening doesn't save lives and may result in harm, why do it at all? This counsel seems contrary to every cancer-related public service announcement we've ever heard.

High-Dose Vitamins and Risk

Alfred Neugut, M.D. Ph.D. | Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Alfred Neugut, M.D. Ph.D.

Once a person is not vitamin-deficient, there is really very little evidence to support that vitamin or mineral supplementation beyond that has any dramatic beneficial impact on cancer risk.

Catherine Pearson

Vitamin E Increases Prostate Cancer Risk, New Study Shows

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living

Taking vitamin E supplements may harm men's health, according to a new study that suggests the supplements can significantly increase the risk of pros...

GOP Senator Recovering From Procedure To Treat Prostate Cancer

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

A spokesman says U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma is expected to make a full recovery after undergoing surgery for prostate cancer in Tulsa. CNN re...

Action vs Inaction: Which Attitude Is Better For Doctors?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.11.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The New York Times' piece makes clear that Dr. Brawley supports the recommendation of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force against PSA screening, as do I.

Prostate Cancer Screening: More Trouble Than It's Worth?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 12.10.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Please stop asking whether or not men have prostate cancer by using this test, in other words, because it is tantamount to asking for trouble.

The New Go-To Drug For Men?

Posted 12.07.2011 | Fifty

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Interest in Dendreon Corp's Provenge vaccine to treat prostate cancer seems to be waning following recent approval of Johnson...

My Cancer Is Not Random, It's Mine

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics
Jeff Jarvis

There are three things profoundly wrong with a U.S. government panel's recommendation to end blood tests for prostate cancer.

Healthy Men Do Not Need Routine PSA Blood Tests, Government Panel Says

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 12.06.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Those PSA blood tests that check for prostate cancer do more harm than good and healthy men should no longer receive them as part o...

Cancer Forces Best-Selling Author Vince Flynn To Delay Release Of Next Thriller

AP | Posted 12.05.2011 | Books

MINNEAPOLIS — Best-selling author Vince Flynn is delaying his next Mitch Rapp thriller, "Kill Shot," until February while Flynn battles prostate...