En español I The good news about the cancer death rate over the past 20 years is that it's dropped 20 percent, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society.
It's a drug used to treat an enlarged prostate, as well as male-pattern baldness, and 10 years ago a study indicated it could reduce a man's risk of developing prostate cancer by 30 percent.
Q: I am a 65-year-old man who had a transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) done to reduce an enlarged prostate 10 years ago. Ever since then, even though I achieve an erection, it is not as strong, nor can I maintain it for long. I have been using Viagra, which was covered to a degree under my company insurance, but now that I am on Medicare it will no longer be covered. I have heard a lot about various pumps and the fact that they are sometimes covered by Medicare. Worth it, or will I be wasting my time?
For men who undergo a biopsy for a prostate tumor, the big question has been whether to wait and see if the cancer grows slowly, or to treat it immediately with a regimen that could cause incontinence or impotence.
Two new studies, published Monday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, offer contrasting news about aspirin's potential role in cancer prevention and treatment.
For men in their 60s who are diagnosed with early-state prostate cancer, surgery doesn't help them live significantly longer than those who wait and monitor the slow-growing disease, a landmark new study finds.
Happy Friday Everybody! Yesterday in between some really long meetings I ( Jenn) caught up with our Multicultural Outreach staffer Laurinda Dodgen to find out what she's been up to lately...and why she's looking for a few good men!
When 81-year-old billionaire investor Warren Buffett recently revealed he had been diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer after a routine screening blood test, many health experts wondered why a man of his age was even being tested for prostate cancer.
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