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Prostate Cancer Treatment and Symptoms

Science Strongly Links Herpes Virus Predominant To Women To Prostate Cancer

Jun 21 2017 - 4:19pm
Prostate Cancer Herpes Epstein Barr Virus HPV

Where once Epstein Barr Virus and Human Papilloma Virus were believed to affect mostly women, science has found that men can be affected too. Until now, prostate cancer causes have been blamed on genetics. However, older research suggest that the Herpes Viruses have always been suspect as a cause of cancers. More now than ever, Epstein Barr Virus and Human Papilloma Virus are strongly linked to prostate cancer affecting fathers, husbands, brothers, son and fathers.This is relevant given the new focus on prostate cancer, the elusive herpes virus Epstein Barr, and its multitude of transformative symptoms affecting the man in your life.

Men Here Are The Symptoms of Prostate Gland, Which May Be Cancerous or Not

Apr 24 2017 - 7:14pm
Prostate Gland

If you experience symptoms such as frequent urination and poor flow of urine a yearly rectal examination is recommended and may reveal if you have a prostate cancer or an enlarged prostate, suggests Doctor Ademola Orolu, a Family Physician.

Men, let's talk. Do you experience a combination of any of the following?

This Combined Treatment Shows Promise for Metastatic Prostate Cancer Cure

Apr 18 2017 - 11:40am
Prostate Cancer Research

The new paradigm for the treatment of prostate cancer from Urology includes drug therapy, surgery and radiation. Researchers say this paradigm holds a good promise for treating previously incurable cancer.

Helene Caprari reports on this new finding about a potential treatment of Prostate Cancer from Elsevier.

How the USPSTF 2012 Decision to Discourage Prostate Cancer Screenings Has Been Detrimental to Men’s Health

Apr 17 2017 - 10:30pm
Prostate Cancer Screening

As of April 2017, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) reversed its 2012 recommendation to change prostate cancer screening from a D grade (meaning to discourage use of testing) to a C grade or screening based on history and circumstances, in order to improve the screening of men ages 55-69. The task force still does not recommend screening for men age 70 and up.

The USPSTF is an independent group of 16 volunteer experts, most of who are practicing clinicians in the fields of preventive medicine and primary care, who make recommendations regarding the pract

Do You Need This Prostate Test? Dr. Oz Weighs in On The Question

Oct 6 2016 - 5:44am
Numbers support recommendation against having a PSA test

Comedian and actor Ben Stiller went public with his claim that taking the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test saved his life. So should every man make it part of their yearly exam to request a PSA test to monitor their levels as a measure to protect themselves against prostate cancer? Dr. Oz weighs in on this question on the Today show.

The general health adage is that if you are male and live long enough, that you will eventually have prostate cancer.

Yoga exercises Impact Prostate Cancer Treatment

Nov 24 2015 - 1:35pm
yoga impacts prostate cancer treatment

For men who are undergoing radiation as part of prostate cancer treatment, incorporating yoga exercises into their program should be a consideration. New research from the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine shows that the combination of physical poses, meditation, and breathing techniques provides some benefits for men who are coping with this difficult time in their lives.

Numerous studies have already revealed that individuals with health challenges ranging from

New drug prevents chemo-induced nausea, vomiting in most cancer patients

Oct 10 2014 - 2:29pm
FDA approves new combo drug for chemo-induced nausea and vomiting.

There’s new hope for patients suffering from the debilitating side effects of chemotherapy for cancer, which often includes severe nausea and vomiting, as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval today of a novel combo drug to prevent CINV (short for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting).

The new product, called Akynzeo, is administered orally as a capsule containing a unique fixed-dose combination of two drugs, netupitant and palonosetron.

These Vitamin D-Rich Foods May Reduce Risk of Prostate Cancer

May 1 2014 - 7:56pm
The vitamin D in salmon may help prevent prostate cancer

Women, tell your men to improve their intestinal absorption of calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphate and zinc because this new study has found that vitamin D deficiency in men may be linked to more aggressive and advanced cases of prostate cancer.

The study, published May 1 in the journal Clinical Cancer Research, also found that black men with low vitamin D levels were more likely than those with normal levels to test positive for

Join the Movement by Growing your Mustache Against Prostate Cancer this Movember

Nov 9 2013 - 4:02pm
Movember

How long will you be growing your mustache to raise awareness this November about men's health and prostate cancer? Long or short, curled or straight, with or without a beard, the mustache represents the fight against prostate cancer and spreading awareness about the disease. Be named a Mo Bro by joining in with thousands of other men and Mo Sistas to put an end it.

Surviving prostate cancer could depend on weight at time of diagnosis

Oct 30 2013 - 12:32pm
Study again highlights overweight risk of dying from prostate cancer

What does a man's weight at time of diagnosis have to do with prostate cancer? Scientists say men who are overweight or obese may not respond as well to treatment. The finding that comes from a study of 751 Kaiser Permanente patients highlights the importance of weight management for Baby Boomers who sometimes struggle.

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