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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...

When Is Too Much Information Too Much?

Helene Pavlov, M.D. | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Helene Pavlov, M.D.

Research should guide decision-making but not be the end all. Physicians need to know how the "research findings" might be applied in a patient's individual circumstance.

Medicine and the Media: CRP Testing

Bruce A. Barron | Posted 11.16.2011 | Healthy Living
Bruce A. Barron

I present this discussion to demonstrate how misleading it is to attempt to inform the public about a complex issue sandwiched between advertisements for the treatment of bladder control and erectile dysfunction.

PSA Test A Poor Predictor Of Prostate Cancer

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — A rising PSA level isn't such a good predictor of prostate cancer after all and can lead to many unnecessary biopsies, says a large...

Extending Male Longevity -- Why Prostate Screening Still Makes Sense

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen C. Rose

I didn't know that when I happened on to a surgeon to remove my Gleason 7 prostate that I would not only get the world's foremost practitioner of robotic surgical procedures but also a crusader for men.