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.
Ads by Google
Prostate Cancer Treatment and Symptoms
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?
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
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
Researchers have found light therapy can be used to effectively treat early prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer is a condition feared by men worldwide. The treatment for prostate cancer is often as troubling as the illness itself due to the potential for serious side effects.
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.
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.
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.
University of Adelaide researchers have discovered small molecules in semen can diagnose prostate cancer more accurately. MicroRNAs and one in particular - can also provide clues to prostate cancer that is most likely to be aggressive versus cancer that can be watched.
Statin drugs that are widely prescribed to lower cholesterol could have a role for preventing prostate cancer recurrence.
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
Prostate cancer can be a devastating condition if not detected and treated early. As men age concerns about prostate cancer begin to emerge.
Men with higher melatonin levels appears to be at lower risk for aggressive, advanced prostate cancer, according to a new Harvard finding.
Using spinal pain killing opiods would reduce the patient’s need for additional narcotics post op. The use of large amounts of post operative narcotics may decrease the immune system, therefore making the body less likely to be able to fight off cancer cells that may spread during surgery.
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.
As men age the fear of prostate cancer rises. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer which men suffer from and is associated with severe morbidity and mortality.
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.
Sea lettuce (Ulva lactuca) is a type of bright-green edible algae that is found along the coasts of the world’s oceans.
Results of a new study suggest coffee might be a natural intervention to keep prostate cancer from returning.
We can help prevent prostate cancer by combining two foods generally consumed by the average population. We have a red and juicy tomato, combined with all the richness of soy products.
Men treated for prostate cancer are often advised to make dietary and lifestyle changes that can minimize the chances that the disease will return.
Here is a shocking statistic: Your overall risk for developing any type of cancer is 44.8% - meaning that 1 in every 2 people will have a form of cancer sometime during their lives.
Texas University researchers have found arsenic that occur naturally in the soil and in our drinking water but is also found in foods we consume and estrogen that comes from plastics doubled the ch
A new study shows that a natural supplement containing pomegranate can effectively fight prostate cancer.
Veterans exposed to Agent Orange during the Viet Nam war are known to be at higher risk for prostate cancer.
Eating tomatoes has been touted as a way to prevent prostate cancer, though studies have shown mixed results.
Men who have a hard time falling asleep and staying asleep may be at an increased risk of prostate cancer, according to a new study that found a link between disturbed sleep and an increased incide
Overweight men are at an increased risk for developing prostate cancer, according to a new study published Tuesday in published on Tuesday in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a jou
Past studies have shown men might lower their risk of prostate cancer with regular exercise.
Studies are ongoing about how food affects risk of prostate cancer and even outcomes for men being treated for the disease.