Category: Prostate

Prostate

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September marks Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and is a time for families to learn more about this potentially deadly disease. Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer among men. In addition, the disease is one of leading killers of men. According to the American Cancer Society about 180,890 American men will […]

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Prostate

staying informed about prostate cancerGetting Informed, Staying Involved

While some campfire stories are scary, I hope mine had the opposite effect. In 2001, I spent over three months biking across the country to raise awareness about prostate cancer. My wife was my support team, following in a car while I pedaled along. In the evenings, we’d stay at campgrounds, letting people know about […]

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Prostate, Sex

HIFU prostate cancer treatmentHIFU: Exciting New Therapy for Prostate Cancer

June is Men’s Health Month and Prostate Cancer is the #1 most common cancer in men and the second cancer-causing death among men. In fact, 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed and there have already been 181,000 new cases this year. Until now, patients had very limited treatment options: chemotherapy/radiation or radical prostatectomy, both […]

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Health, Prostate

Men Who Speak Up

Men’s Health Month is the ideal time to discuss a health issue that affects many men annually and has a great impact on their families: prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed male malignancy within the US, and sadly, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in men within the US. The diagnosis […]

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Family, Health, Prostate

My Reasons for Speaking Up about Prostate Cancer

The start of 2016 brought extraordinary news: my son, Ken Griffey Jr., was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Upon hearing the news, I was overwhelmed with happiness and pride. As we celebrated together as a family, I couldn’t help but feel thankful that I was around to witness this once-in-a-lifetime moment. When I […]

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