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For men of a certain age getting a PSA blood test -- to check for possible prostate cancer -- is an annual affair. If you're over 50, chances are you've had the test and if you haven't it's not because your doctor didn't mention it. Now comes the...
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Tags: Cancer, Prostate Cancer, KTLA, Health, Diseases and Illnesses
Cancer has had a big impact on my family over the years. It has taken many close to me, and caused others sickness and suffering. Just the word "cancer" is enough to cause feelings of anger and sadness within me. I long for a cure for this disease, to...
Men who spend little time in the sun, live in northern locales or have dark skin may need to increase their intake of vitamin D to prevent deficiency, a Northwestern University medical researcher has found. Vitamin D is required for the proper absorption...
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, an independent advisory panel, recently recommended that healthy men not be given PSA blood tests to detect prostate cancer. But that won't mean the end of diagnosis and treatment of the disease, the most common...
These days, some surgeons have four arms and are made of metal and plastic. Use of a robotic assistant called the Da Vinci Surgical System has quadrupled in the last four years, and the machine now helps with incisions and sutures in 2,000 hospitals...
TribLocal - Glen Ellyn » NewsA Vietnam veteran from Glen Ellyn committed suicide because a misdiagnosis of prostate cancer and unnecessary surgery that left him incontinent and impotent, according to …...
Yesterday, I saw a urologist panhandling on York Road ("When more information can hurt," Oct. 12). The poor fellow can't make a living anymore since he can no longer do his bogus prostate biopsies and surgeries. Kerry B. Fisher, Lutherville
Tags: Human Body
Vitamin E supplements increase the risk of prostate cancer in healthy, middle-aged and older men, according to research published today that strengthens the evidence that some micronutrients, often marketed as antioxidants, are ineffective at preventing...
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's recommendation against routine use of a blood test that can offer early detection of prostate cancer has led to puzzlement and anger. The reaction has been similar to that following the group's suggestion two...
HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A trip to the Kansas State Fair might have been a lifesaver for 371 men. The Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/r6T8DM) that's the number of potential prostate cancer cases found during screening by the Hutchinson Clinic...
I was really not very aware of cancer's reach until a friend contracted prostate cancer about 20 years ago. Soon after that, another friend was diagnosed with the same illness and, shortly thereafter, I awoke from a colonoscopy to learn that I had cancer....
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