January 8, 2020
Hereditary Prostate Cancer: What Every Man Should Know
On a typical day, an average of nearly 480 men in the U.S. are newly diagnosed with prostate cancer. Most men facing this cancer don’t have a family history of the disease. Still, a family history does raise the risk of prostate cancer. For example, having... read more
September 11, 2019
6 Myths About Prostate Cancer
These days, it can be tough to determine if and when you should be screened for prostate cancer. Screening recommendations have gone through significant shifts over the years. Men are urged to have conversations with their doctor about things that were... read more
August 20, 2019
What Every Man Should Know About Prostate Cancer
After receiving a diagnosis of prostate cancer, it’s natural that your first instinct would be to begin treatment immediately. The idea of cancer growing in your body is, understandably, upsetting for many patients. But, prostate cancer treatments like... read more
August 1, 2019
Prostate Cancer Screening Guidelines Puts Patient Choice First
Current U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations state that men ages 55 to 69 should decide for themselves whether to undergo a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test after discussing the potential benefits and harms with their doctor.... read more
July 23, 2019
Prostate Cancer Survivors: This Blog Is For You
Urinary incontinence is a possible side effect of many cancer treatments. It’s especially problematic for men who’ve had prostate cancer. Although it may seem like a touchy topic, there’s no room for embarrassment or shame if you’re a prostate cancer... read more
March 21, 2019
The Good News About Radiation Treatments and Your Skin
Many people think skin problems go hand-in-hand with radiation treatments for cancer. But that’s not always the case anymore. “Basically, most things we do now don’t impact the skin at all” said Eric M. Horwitz, MD, FABS, FASTRO, Chair of Radiation... read more