Tag: prostate

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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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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Health, Prostate

Using Percent Free PSA to Enhance Diagnostics

Prostate cancer effects millions of men each year, whether newly diagnosed or living with prostate cancer. Despite the amount of lives this cancer affects, the tools for diagnosis fall short. For this reason it is important to use the tools that we do have to their fullest capacity. The percent free PSA, for instance. Currently, the two most […]

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What Are Your Options for Prostate Cancer Treatment?

Prostate cancer is cancer of the prostate gland, a male reproductive organ that contributes to the production of seminal fluid. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death for men in the US and the disease is expected to kill 1 out of every 35 men. However, not all prostate growths can be […]

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Advocacy, Events, Family, Health, Masculinity, Policy, Prostate

Are Urologists Losing It?

Let me get this straight. Twenty-five years ago, Urologists popularized a blood test for the early detection of a silent but very common and deadly cancer. With this tool in hand, called the PSA test, hundreds of millions of men have been screened worldwide since, changing the face of this cancer on the planet as […]

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