Tag: early stage prostate cancer

Is There a Normal PSA Level?

Is There a Normal PSA Level?

There is no universally accepted “normal” PSA level. In the past, a PSA of 4 nanograms per milliliter of blood (ng/ml) or less was considered normal; however, more recent studies have shown that some men with PSAs below 4 have prostate cancer and some men with PSAs over 4 do

Prostate Cancer Symptoms: 15 Common (and Not-So-Common) Signs

Prostate Cancer Symptoms: 15 Common (and Not-So-Common) Signs

Despite the fact that there are roughly 221,000 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed in American men each year, many of them have no symptoms of the disease.

In these asymptomatic men, the disease is often detected during routine screening with tests such as a digital rectal exam, urinalysis, and

Is Prostate Cancer Screening Right for You?

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

Prostate Cancer Therapies: Surgical Options

Prostate Cancer Therapies: Surgical Options

Surgery for prostate cancer is a common treatment choice for men who are in good overall health and who have early stage prostate cancer. This would include men whose prostate cancer is localized to the prostate (stage T1 or T2 cancers) or to the prostate and seminal vesicles (stage T3

Newsbriefs: Breast Cancer; Prostate Cancer; Dementia

Practicing Tai Chi Can Reduce Inflammation in Breast Cancer Survivors
Women who have had breast cancer can protect themselves from inflammation and possible recurrence through the Chinese practice of tai chi, according to a study from the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center. Previous research has found that women who were diagnosed

Alter Genetic Destiny with Diet

At one time, if your mother had cancer, your genetic destiny for this disease seemed to be etched in stone. At least that was the old way of thinking about genetic predisposition for diseases, such as cancer and heart disease. But there has been a paradigm shift in the way

The Latest On Protecting The Prostate From Cancer, Enlargement And More

Most men will experience a prostate problem at some point in their lives because much can go awry with this walnut-sized gland beneath the bladder. The most common conditions include prostatitis?inflammation of the prostate?which can cause pain and can interfere with urination and sexual functioning, and benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)?enlargement

Multis for Men: More Is Not Better

A new study suggests that men who average more than one multivitamin a day may increase their risk of developing advanced prostate cancer and dying from the disease. However, there are a few important ?yes, buts? to this story.Study Caveats. Yes, multis increased the risk of developing advanced prostate cancer,

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