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Cancer Does Not Discriminate is aiming to combat cultural myths to ensure people go to their GP early with suspected symptoms to have the best chance of overcoming the illness.
That's what Michael Keslosky III says the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center gave him by botching a prostate cancer diagnosis, leading the Old Forge man to develop terminal, Stage IV cancer, which has spread to his bones.
Dr Ademola Olajide, UN Fund for Population Representative, on Monday said that African women have limited capacity to negotiate condom use.
After her husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2012, Val's mother passed away at the age of 85. Shortly afterwards she was diagnosed herself with breast cancer but she and her husband have come through the other side after a fraught last few years and she is keen to share her experience with other sufferers.
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Just under 1% of the men overall reported being diagnosed with prostate cancer. Those who biked the most, >8.5 hours a week, were much more likely to have prostate cancer than the other men.
Skin and prostate cancer patients have been given new hope after health officials recommended two new treatments should be made available on the NHS.
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The Savannah Parrot Head Club recently presented a check for $10,200 to the Richardson Prostate Cancer Support Fund at the Curtis and Elizabeth Anderson Cancer Institute at Memorial University Medical Center.
The drummer, who has played with The Who and the Faces, was given the bad news in September and it came as a double blow because his mother was dying in hospital at the time.
There's no argument that bicycling is good exercise for men. It reduces the risk of Type II diabetes, coronary disease and stroke.
The American Cancer Society lists 14 risk factors for colon cancer , and it breaks those 14 factors into 3 categories: risk factors you cannot change, lifestyle-related factors, and factors with uncertain, controversial, and unproven effects.
A new study fuels the ongoing debate over the health risks of bicycle riding for men: Researchers found that cyclists who bike more may face a higher risk of prostate cancer, but not a greater chance of infertility or erectile dysfunction.
Sons In Retirement Branch 103, an organization of retired men who have joined together to avoid boredom, is holding a monthly luncheon.
Sixteen-core prostate biopsy has a slightly higher cancer detection rate than 12-core biopsy, but with a similar safety profile and no increased detection of clinically insignificant tumours, study findings show.
He said he recently had a routine medical checkup. "I got a PSA test done and my PSA levels were high, so they put me on medication for a few weeks and it did not budge at all... so they sent me to a urologist," Shull said.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 01:32 am
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