Category: Prostate

Prostate

Deciding to Use HIFU for Prostate Cancer Treatment

According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, after skin cancer and there will be 161,360 new diagnoses this year alone. With that in mind, I thought I’d share my story. At a routine check-up, my physician ran a battery of tests and noticed my PSA (prostate-specific antigen) count […]

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Prostate

Four Things Every Man Needs to Know after a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

Men diagnosed with prostate cancer find assurance in discussing the state of their disease and treatment options in detail. Understanding grade, stage, prognosis and treatments prepares the patient for making an informed treatment decision, and can actually bring comfort and confidence, since most prostate cancers are very curable. While three choices have dominated treatment — […]

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prostate active surveillanceProstate Cancer: An Aggressive Approach to Active Surveillance

“Active surveillance” is becoming increasingly common in the diagnosis and treatment of men with prostate cancer.   Richard Watson ran a successful company producing electric radiant heating systems and authored a handbook for his field, traveling as far as China to discuss international standards. He  raised five children and had three grandchildren. He enjoyed playing […]

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Prostate

your prostate your healthYour Prostate Your Health

You Need to Know—From Screening to the Treatments That Work Best It’s National Prostate Health Month. And while wearing blue to raise awareness for prostate health this September isn’t as widely practiced as wearing pink for breast cancer, seize this opportunity to learn more about how to keep your prostate healthy. The prostate, which is […]

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Masculinity, Prostate, Sex, Testicular, testosterone

which body part predicts overall healthWhich Body Part Predicts a Man’s Health Issues?

Sexual issues may signal other health problems that can affect younger men. Men, if you’re experiencing bedroom performance problems or any discomforts down under, don’t ignore them. Not only can trouble below the belt sideline your sex life, it may also be an early warning sign of disease. “The penis can be the barometer of […]

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