About one in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lives. But there is good news: Eating the right foods can help.
Nutrient-rich autumn fruits and veggies fill the produce section this time of year. If you’re looking for something different, try a pomegranate.
Can the length of a man’s fingers affect his lifetime risk of prostate cancer? Find out what the science says.
Overtreatment of prostate cancer represents one of the most significant issues in men’s health today. As a result of the limited information available from a biopsy, more than 90 percent of low-risk patients undergo immediate treatment, such as prostate removal or radiation, despite having less than a 3 percent chance of their low-risk disease progressing to become deadly.
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Let’s face it, men: It’s tough keeping on top of all the health and medical advice out there. We’ve put together a list of timeless tips that can help keep you on top of your health game.
About one in 250 men will develop testicular cancer in their lifetime, while one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. “Men are sometimes reluctant to see a doctor for any number of reasons, ranging from embarrassment to simply not making the time for their personal health,” says Eric Klein, MD, Chairman of the Glickman Urological & … Read More
A new screening tool for prostate cancer has been shown to offer better accuracy than the test currently used by most physicians in the United States. The new test, called the 4Kscore™ test (OPKO Lab), offers various advantages over the more commonly used prostate specific antigen (PSA) blood test. The new test improves on these … Read More
If you’re taking a medication for low testosterone to ward off the effects of aging – such as decreased libido or fatigue – you should stop taking the drug now.
When patients hear they should have robotic surgery for urological problems, some experience a fear of machines. Others mistakenly think nothing can go wrong. A few even believe — perhaps based on watching a few too many episodes of “Dr. Who” — that the robot will be making moves on its own, outside of the surgeon’s direct control. Learn the truth from Jihad Kaouk, MD.
Prostate cancer can be hard to detect. Deciding what to do about it if we find or suspect it can be even tougher, for patients and their doctors.