220,000 Americans are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. But it can be difficult to detect, and to know if and when it will turn aggressive. This is important because the most effective treatment options come with a high-risk of serious… Read More »Prostate Cancer Test Gets Medicare Coverage
Prostate cancer can be a serious, even life-threatening disease. But in today’s environment, it is usually caught early. When this happens, survival rates are quite good. What’s more, new diagnostic tools and therapies are in the works that will revolutionize… Read More »Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Raises Suicide Risk
Years ago, any time a prostate tumor was identified, it was removed or treated. It was thought that this move would save a man’s life. Soon it was discovered that some prostate cancer tumors never turn aggressive, while others turn metastatic,… Read More »Non-aggressive Prostate Cancer Unlikely to Turn Aggressive
Apart from skin cancer, prostate cancer is one of the most common diseases in men. Different risk factors lead to the development of prostate cancer in men, such as family history, ethnicity, lifestyle, diet, and more. Prostate cancer is usually… Read More »Everything you need to know about prostate cancer
Around 20% of workers take part in shift work. But recent studies have shown that people who work the night shift suffer health wise. The age faster, gain more weight, and have worse sleep habits. They are at higher risk for… Read More »Shift Work Does Not Increase Prostate Cancer Risk
Type-2 diabetes, also called age-related diabetes, is when the body fails to make enough insulin, or when the body becomes insulin resistant, meaning the amount of sugar in the bloodstream is not properly broken down. When this happens, an elevated… Read More »Are Type-2 Diabetics at Higher Risk for Prostate Cancer?
One of the most common pieces of advice pertaining to the prevention of serious disease which doctors have extend to patients for time immemorial, is maintaining a proper diet, and taking part in routine exercise. This goes for heart disease,… Read More »Diet and Exercise Help Prevent Deadly Prostate Cancer
Men who are obese and undergo prostate cancer surgery have a higher risk of prolonged bleeding and a protracted hospital stay. Now a study out of the Loyola University in Chicago finds that robot-assisted surgery reduces the likelihood of these concerns… Read More »Obese Patients with Prostate Cancer Benefit from Robot Assisted Surgery