Prostate cancer is the second-most-common cancer in men (after skin cancer) and the second-most-common cause of cancer-related death in men (after lung cancer). Latest data from the American Cancer Society: One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, and one in 41 will die from
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Back pain has a wide range of presentations and causes. Pain differs widely from person to person for reasons that are puzzling. This makes back pain one of the most challenging conditions for both the patient and healthcare provider.
Some individuals feel a constant ache across their lower back when
Smoking Raises the Risk of Prostate Cancer Recurrence
Men with prostate cancer who smoke are a greater risk of their cancer recurring, spreading, and proving fatal, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology, May 24. Researchers examined data on 22,549 men with localized prostate cancer that had been treated with
We all lose about 100 hairs a day without noticing any obvious hair loss. If you have been noticing more “loose” hair than usual in your hairbrush or on your pillow when you wake in the morning, or your hair feels thinner when you wash and style it, genetics could
Prostate cancer is the second-most-common cancer in men (after skin cancer) and the second-most-common cause of cancer-related death in men (after lung cancer). One in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.
To keep things in perspective, however, it is also one of the most survivable cancers:
Advances in medical, radiation, and surgical treatments are extending the lives of many women with breast cancer. But as survival rates increase and more and more women live longer, they also face the possibility of experiencing delayed side effects from their cancer treatments. Among these potential side effects is lymphedema,
Many types of cancer occur more commonly in older adults. For most men, concerns about cancers of the prostate, colon, and other areas of the body grow with age.
Testicular cancer is one exception, occurring more often in young and middle-aged men. In fact, the average age of a man diagnosed