Most men don’t talk about it. Not in mixed company, anyway, and usually not even when it’s just “us guys.” But prostate cancer is so common, striking one man in five, that if it doesn’t touch you directly, it will touch someone you know or work with.
Nationally, prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths among men — behind lung cancer — and it accounts for $5 billion… Read More »
With the large numbers of people using nontraditional therapies, even finding out what doesn’t work can be valuable.
Researchers affiliated with the Osher Center at the University of California, San Francisco, completed a study that showed that saw palmetto did not improve benign prostate hyperplasia, a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland.
Too many men pressed for time often turn to over the counter solutions instead of visiting their general… Read More »
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Chances are you have been told that prostate cancer is not a serious threat. Its the JV Team of Cancers and it is curable. That said every year 30,000 men die from metastasized prostate cancer in the United States while another 250,00O men are diagnosed. Forecasters are projecting that both the number of cases and deaths from this disease will double in the next few years. While the prospect of… Read More »
Of the more than 242,000 American men who will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and the 28,000 who will die as a result of it this year, a disproportionate number of African-American men will be represented in each group.
The disparity is eye opening: African-American men are nearly 1.6 times more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than Caucasian men and 2.4 times more likely to die from the… Read More »
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