Changes In Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations

As expected and as had been predicted in previous blogs here, the US Services Preventive Task Force (USPSTF) reversed their misguided prostate cancer screening recommendations and now recommend the screening in informed and interested patients between the ages of 55...

Prostate Cancer: New Information & Treatment

New information regarding prostate cancer treatment continues to be made available and large multi-year studies are data-mined to answer new questions. What are the most predictive parameters to help decide if prostate cancer should be treated aggressively or...

Men, Hair Loss, & Side Effects of Common Medications

Men, are you concerned about hair loss?  A growing bald spot?  Or just thinning in an awkward spot?  Want to stay beautiful forever?  Well you may want to think twice about the importance of your hair pattern before starting on propecia.  You may be trading a few...

PSA Is An Important But Imperfect Test

It is common knowledge that PSA is an important but imperfect test for detecting prostate cancer and for evaluation of treatment success. Why Is PSA Important but Imperfect? For screening and detecting prostate cancer the usage has become controversial as to who...

Tips To Prevent Prostate Cancer

The prostate is an important organ of our body which is located under the urinary bladder and produces a constituent of semen. According to reports by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is second most prominent cancer among males in the...