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  • male patient sitting on exam table as doctor talks to him

    Prostate Cancer

    Prostate cancer is the growth of abnormal cells in a man’s prostate gland. The prostate gland is part of a… I have a normal sex life after my prostate surgery? What are the long-term side effects of chemotherapy? Resources American Cancer Society: Prostate Cancer Centers…

  • Prostate Cancer | Pros & Cons of PSA Testing

    Early detection is easier to treat and more likely to be cured, but PSA testing isn’t always accurate and can… Physicians: Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation: Prostate Cancer American Cancer Society: Recommendations for Prostate Cancer Early Detection American Urological Association: Prostate Cancer Guidelines National Cancer Institute:…

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    Risks and Benefits of Common Prostate Cancer Treatments

    Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men. Treatment options include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy,… the long-term effects of prostate cancer treatment? What is my chance of cancer returning after treatment? What happens if I choose not to get treatment?…

  • Peyronie’s Disease

    Peyronie’s disease is the buildup of fibrous scar tissue in the penis, causing it to curve… sure why the scar tissue starts. Some men who have Peyronie’s disease have had a penis injury or radiation therapy for prostate cancer that causes scar tissue. Most of…

  • A doctor holds a cancer patient’s hand. Cancer is a collection of many diseases that all involve the growth of abnormal cells. Some common forms are skin, breast and prostate cancer.

    Cancer

    Cancer is a collection of many diseases that all involve the growth of abnormal cells. Some common forms are skin… if breast cancer spreads to the lungs, it would still be breast cancer. In this case, it would be called metastasized breast cancer. The most…

  • Health Benefits of a Good Sex Life

    A good, safe, sex life can enhance your emotional and physical health… helps with headaches, arthritis, and menstrual cramps. Gender-specific physical gains. For men, ejaculation has been shown to lower their risk of prostate cancer. This is based on a man ejaculating a minimum of…

  • Three men, one of them older, on exercise bikes at gym

    Men’s Guide to Preventive Health Care

    Men have different health care needs than women and may need to pay more attention to their health because of… It is up to us to take charge of our health. Focusing on your physical and mental health can prevent a lot of conditions and…

  • Prostatitis

    Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate gland that happens when the tissue becomes swollen an irritated… What is prostatitis? The prostate is a gland that is part of the male reproductive system. It’s about the size of a walnut and helps in sperm…

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

    Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the medical term for an enlarged prostate. This condition is associated with aging and mimics… What is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)? Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the medical term for an enlarged prostate. The condition affects the prostate gland…

  • Cancer: Medical Vocabulary

    When you are diagnosed with cancer, it can be overwhelming. You have your feelings to deal with, plus a whole… When you are diagnosed with cancer, it can be overwhelming. You have your feelings to deal with. But you also have to deal with a…

  • A collection of calcium-rich foods including cheese, milk and yogurt.

    Calcium: What You Need to Know

    Calcium keeps your bones and teeth healthy and strong. Your body can’t make its own calcium, so it’s important to… Calcium is a mineral in your body that is also found in many foods. Most of the calcium in your body is in your bones…

  • Muscular man applying testosterone gel on shoulder

    Ways to Increase Low Testosterone

    Testosterone is a sex hormone that your body makes. Normally, men produce more of it than women do. Some men… Testosterone is a sex hormone that your body makes. Normally, men produce more of it than women do. Some men may have low amounts of…

  • A swollen foot caused by lymphedema. Lymphedema occurs when there is excess fluid inside your body. It causes swelling in your arms, legs, fingers, and toes.

    Lymphedema

    Lymphedema is a condition often caused by cancer treatment or surgery. It results in swelling of the lymph nodes located… What is lymphedema? Lymphedema is excess fluid inside your body. It causes swelling in your arms, legs, fingers, and toes. Lymphedema occurs when something…

  • the midsection of a young woman with her legs pressed together because she needs to use the bathroom

    Painful Urination

    Painful urination is not normal and could be a sign of a more serious condition… Painful urination (dysuria) is when you feel pain, discomfort, or burning when you urinate. The discomfort may be felt where urine passes out of the body. It may also be…

  • A laboratory rack with several tubes of urine ready for analysis

    Microscopic Hematuria

    Microscopic hematuria is the presence of red blood cells in your urine… What is microscopic hematuria? Microscopic hematuria is blood in the urine. “Microscopic” means something is so small that it can only be seen through a special tool called a microscope. So, if…

  • X-ray of woman’s pelvis, showing bladder stones

    Bladder Stones

    Bladder stones are small crystals that form in your urine. They are hard and become trapped in your bladder. They… What are bladder stones? Bladder stones are small crystals that form in your urine. They are hard and become trapped in your bladder. Bladder…

  • Two young women chatting in a coffee shop

    Overactive Bladder

    Overactive bladder is a condition that causes you to lose control of your bladder without warning… What is overactive bladder? Overactive bladder is a condition that causes you to lose control of your bladder without warning. You may have to urinate more often or…

  • Couple meeting with doctor

    Infertility

    Infertility means a couple isn’t able to become pregnant after 1 year of having regular, unprotected sex. Infertility can affect… What is infertility? Infertility means a couple isn’t able to become pregnant after 1 year of having regular, unprotected sex. Infertility can affect both women…

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