Prostate cancer is one of the most curable cancers. When diagnosed in its early stages, prostate cancer can be treated with a high degree of success.
However, prostate cancer presents few symptoms in its early stages and that’s why screening is so very important.
But the screening process is often avoided because many find it unpleasant. More
One in seven men will get prostate cancer, but the odds are much higher for African-Americans. Not only are black men more likely to get it, they’re more likely to die from it. But it doesn’t have to happen. More
Via ABC 27 News
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. One in seven men will get the disease, which can be deadly. It’s an issue a lot of men aren’t comfortable talking about, and that’s a big part of the problem. All this month, Brett and James will be talking about it. They’ll bring you stories from midstaters fighting prostate cancer, and surviving. More
Jill Horner speaks with Urologist Thomas Clements, M.D., about the importance of early screening for prostate cancer and the 8th Annual Zero Prostate Cancer Run scheduled for September 25, 2015. More
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Connie Ziegler didn’t let sudden paralysis stop her active lifestyle, but the resilient Derry Township woman was almost derailed by something that many women suffer silently: Overactive bladder.
“I couldn’t tell when I had to go and I leaked because of bladder spasms. I don’t let anything stop me, but I would stay home because I was embarrassed and ashamed,” said Ziegler, 57, who five years ago developed transverse myeletis, a neurological disorder caused by inflammation of the spinal cord that can develop after a viral infection. It can have permanent effects such as paralysis and bowel More
Dr. Scott Owens from Urology of Central PA is my guest to talk about health concerns and sound advice for men of all ages.
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By THOMAS R. CLEMENTS, M.D
So, what does a woman need to know about prostate cancer?
Last I checked, women don’t have prostates; however, most woman have a man in their lives, whether that be a husband, father, grandfather, son, or friend who does have a prostate.
Let’s face it: Men don’t have the greatest track record when it comes to keeping tabs on their own health. So every woman should know something about prostate cancer to keep the men in their lives on the right track. More
Neil Baksh was doing everything right. He was eating the right things. He wasn’t smoking. He was exercising six days a week. So he was shocked when he was diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Equally surprising was that he had symptoms at all, and they weren’t even symptoms of prostate cancer, which is usually symptomless. They pointed to a problem with his bladder and an enlarged prostate; the latter is common in older men and usually benign. But not this time.
Neil was only fifty-six and doing fine until, on a Christmas trip to Toronto in 2012, he was unable to discharge urine. As a nurse, Neil is very open about his story, and he wants to help raise awareness. “I had the urge to pee on the whole eight-hour trip but couldn’t. It was extremely uncomfortable.” More