Approximately 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime, making it the second most common cancer in American men. That may be a shocking stat to read because you may not hear about prostate cancer all that often. It may be even more shocking when you consider the fact that breast cancer has the same diagnosis rate in American women, yet you may hear about breast cancer research, prevention and treatment more often.
Though Movember is celebrated in November to raise awareness of prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health for men, these issues need to be top-of-mind year-round. Pat Fulgham, M.D., a urologist on the medical staff
“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” In the past several years, there has been a notable shift in U.S. health care priorities and insurance practices. Screenings play a pivotal role in
Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer to affect American men. The American Cancer Society estimates that nearly 165,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2018. At this
About one man in seven will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, the American Cancer Society says—a statistic that means the odds are good you or someone you know will have or has had prostate cancer.
When it comes to researching a medical diagnosis or condition, the overabundance of information on the Internet is both a blessing and a curse. The World Wide Web contains more blogs, chat rooms and medical
Research shows that for some patients who have prostate cancer, moving immediately to treatment may not be in their best interest. Under a doctor’s guidance, sometimes the best choice for managing prostate cancer may be
Ready for a dose of good news? The number of U.S. cancer survivors is on the rise. A 2014 report compiled by researchers from the American Cancer Society revealed that the number of Americans who
According to the National Cancer Institute, obesity may increase your likelihood of developing certain cancers. But losing those extra pounds may help you reduce your risk. “Every year, we are getting increasing knowledge that indicates