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Prostate Cancer

CyberKnife? 5 Questions on Prostate Cancer With Dr. Jonathan Haas

Gabe Canales | Posted 04.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Gabe Canales

A cancer diagnosis can be a scary thing -- I know, I've been there -- but knowledge helps reduce the level of anxiety, especially when it comes to considering treatment options. Below are five questions with Dr. Haas, chief of Winthrop-University Hospital's radiation oncology division.

The Real Cost of Delaying Your Health Care

Josef Woodman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Josef Woodman

The cure for procrastination is action. Patients seeking care closer to home need only call their local doctor or clinic to stop postponing and start acting to promote their health and well-being.

'Celts for Blue Cure' to Fight Prostate Cancer -- Will Other Schools Follow?

Gabe Canales | Posted 04.23.2012 | Impact
Gabe Canales

Celts for Blue Cure won't be just another cancer awareness event. It will bring a message for action aimed directly at students. That message? Diet and lifestyle can help you avoid getting prostate cancer.

GOP Lawmaker's Bizarre Birth Control Claim

Merrimack Patch | Carolyn Dube | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

"As a man, would it interest you to know that Dr. Bernstein just published an article that links the pill to prostate cancer?" Notter asked Rep. Andre...

Dean Ornish Talks Lifestyle As Treatment At NYC's Integrative Healthcare Symposium

Posted 02.12.2012 | Healthy Living

It's not every day that you hear a medical doctor suggest that lifestyle changes can be a form of treatment that can reverse -- not just help prevent ...

6 Prostate Cancer Questions, Answered

| Posted 02.08.2012 | Healthy Living

By Christine Gorman (Click here for the original article) The latest findings about the ineffectiveness of PSA testing to screen for prostate can...

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...