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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer affects more than 3 million men every year, worldwide. 1 in 9 men in the US will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2018. Early detection and a regular screening plan a...

 

Zerocancer.org offers free Prostate Cancer Resource

A prostate cancer diagnosis can be scary and overwhelming, but finding helpful resources to aid in your fight shouldn’t be. Zerocancer.org developed a guide for newly- diagnosed men and...

 

15 Cancer Symptoms Men Ignore

May men find it difficult to discuss personal health issues. Cancer in particular is a difficult topic to broach. Yet it has been proven that one of the best ways to fight the disease is...

 

9 Tips to Prevent Prostate Cancer

The prostate, an organ located under the bladder, produces semen. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the second most common ca...

 

Understanding HPV and Men

Quick Facts: Many men with HPV never experience symptoms. HPV can cause penile cancer in men. Some men are more at risk for developing HPV-related health problems. H...

 

Do I Have Testicular Cancer?

Men who notice lumps, swelling, or pain in their groin or scrotum may worry they have testicular cancer. Here we describe the symptoms of testicular cancer and some other problems that c...

 

Ovarian Cancer: Let's be aware

Studies have shown that ovarian cancer is not silent, but the warning signs are subtle. Ninety percent of women with ovarian cancer do report symptoms, even at the early stages. Fo...

 

Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

With timely diagnosis, testicular cancer is treatable and most often curable. It is the most common cancer in men 15 to 34 years old. Still, it is fairly rare. About 8,850 men will be di...

 

Treating Testicular Cancer

Making treatment decisions. In recent years, a lot of progress has been made in treating testicular cancer. Surgical methods have been refined, and doctors know more about the best wa...

 

How Can I Detect Testicular Cancer?

You can detect testicular cancer by doing a monthly testicular self-exam. Such an exam is a way that men can look for signs of cancer of the testicles. To do a self-exam, follow thes...

 

Some Advanced Bladder Cancer Patients Respond Well to Opdivo

Almost 25% of patients with metastatic bladder cancer responded to treatment with Opdivo according to an ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical trial. For almost half of the patients, the drug...

 

Supplements help during and after cancer treatment

The complicated relationship between immune system functioning and cancer is often misunderstood, according to Tim Birdsall, ND, the vice president of integrative medicine at Cancer Trea...

 

Movember Foundation launches new campaign

The Movember Foundation is asking men to "get to know their nuts a little better" over April, as part of an awareness campaign for testicular cancer. It comes after a recent survey c...

 

How to conduct a testicular self-exam

Although testicular cancer is rare in teenage guys, overall it is the most common cancer in males between the ages of 15 and 35. It's important to try to do a TSE every month so you can ...

 

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month

With timely diagnosis, testicular cancer is most likely treatable and most often curable. It is the most common cancer in men 15 to 34 years old. Still, it is fairly rare. About 8,700 me...

 

Reduce your waistline and cancer risk

More than two dozen studies have shown that women who exercise have a 30 percent to 40 percent lower risk of breast cancer than their sedentary peers. The female hormone estrogen s...

 

Cervical Cancer Awareness

Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers in women worldwide. But in the United States and other countries where cervical cancer screening is routine, this cancer is not...

 

FDA Approves new drug for Pancreatic Cancer

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Onivyde (irinotecan liposome injection), in combination with fluorouracil and leucovorin, to treat patients with advanced ...

 

Making sense of complementary and alternative methods

Complementary and alternative are terms used to describe many kinds of products, practices, and systems that are not part of mainstream medicine. You may hear them used to refer to metho...

 

The eyes have it

The eyes can reveal joy and sadness; they can reveal pain and sorrow. They are who we are. Amazingly they can reveal much more. “The eyes are a window of what’s occurring within the body...

 

Music to your ears

Whether it’s a jazzy number by Miles Davis or a calming Beethoven Sonata, the humming of a tune on your way to work, or the strumming of a guitar, music is often an escape igniting emoti...

 

Taste the tea

It has inspired composers, writers and revolutionaries. It was a staple of trade in the 17th century and was originally available only to the elite and well to do. Its history is ancient...

 

Reach out and touch

A frenetic and busy life often leaves its mark upon the body that carries out the everyday hustle and bustle. Muscles, tendons and body chemistry endure so much of the wear, the worry an...

 

Put your best foot forward

Reflexology is the application of appropriate pressure to specific points and areas on the feet, hands, or ears. Reflexologists believe that these areas and reflex points correspond to d...

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