Older men who have early-stage prostate cancer, as well as other serious health problems, may be not be good candidates for aggressive cancer therapies such as surgery or radiation. A UCLA study found that early-stage prostate cancer patients aged 66 and older, who had other health concerns, such as diabetes
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New Cause of High Blood Pressure, Heart Disease Discovered: Phosphate-Rich Foods
Another way to protect yourself from cardiovascular disease: monitor your intake of certain phosphate-rich foods, according to a study in the journal EMBO Molecular Medicine. Nearly every food contains some phosphate.
Foods high in protein, like meat, poultry, and eggs,
Most men diagnosed with localized prostate cancer are given the choice of closely monitoring their disease with active surveillance or undergoing curative therapy with surgery, external-beam radiation or radioactive seed implants (brachytherapy).
But a Cleveland Clinic expert says patients should be aware of another option that may not always be mentioned