Prostate

Prostate

Increasing Accuracy in Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

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Nearly all of the one million prostate biopsies performed annually in the U.S. are triggered by elevations in pros-tate-specific antigen (PSA) levels. PSA is a protein produced by the prostate gland that may indicate the presence of cancer. Most prostate biopsies are negative for cancer. However, many men with negative  … Read More

Is There Such a Thing as a Prostatitis Diet?

Is There Such a Thing as a Prostatitis Diet?

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Of all the diseases affecting men, prostatitis is among the most perplexing. It encompasses an array of symptoms that vary from person to person, making treatment decisions difficult. Likewise, the factors that can trigger prostatitis symptoms or worsen them are as diverse as the symptoms, leaving many men with little  … Read More

Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer

Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer

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What are your risk factors for prostate cancer? It’s a question that remains unanswered despite a growing body of research identifying risk factors and prevention strategies. Scientists do know that prostate cancer occurs when changes or mutations in the DNA of prostatic cells cause abnormal proliferation of those cells, resulting  … Read More

Prostate Cancer Stages

Prostate Cancer Stages

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Prostate cancer is diagnosed by biopsying tissue from the prostate gland. If prostate cancer is suspected, your doctor will perform a biopsy guided by transrectal ultrasound. A small ultrasound probe is inserted into the rectum to guide the biopsy needle to the biopsy locations. The needle is inserted through the  … Read More

Prostatitis Treatment: What Are Your Options?

Prostatitis Treatment: What Are Your Options?

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Prostatitis refers to one of a number of conditions in which the prostate becomes inflamed. Prostatitis is the most common urinary tract problem in men under the age of 50, but it can affect men of any age. In fact, approximately 25 percent of men experience one form of prostatitis  … Read More

How to Avoid Prostate Cancer

How to Avoid Prostate Cancer

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Scientists don’t know exactly what causes prostate cancer and there is no one known measure you can take to prevent prostate cancer. Researchers have studied certain preventive measures and determined they have the potential to reduce the risk of prostate cancer. They have evaluated other measures and found that the  … Read More

Prostate Anatomy

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Because prostate ailments are not a matter of choice, you should know your options! Find out which treatment and detection procedures are right for you in a candid and authoritative new report from Cleveland Clinic Men’s Health Advisor  … Read More

Introduction

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Because prostate ailments are not a matter of choice, you should know your options! Find out which treatment and detection procedures are right for you in a candid and authoritative new report from Cleveland Clinic Men’s Health Advisor  … Read More



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