What Are the Signs of an Enlarged Prostate?

What Are the Signs of an Enlarged Prostate?

The most common prostate-related issue for men over 50 is prostate enlargement. By age 60, over half of men will have Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH), or non-cancerous prostate enlargement. By age 85, that number increases to 90%. Causes The prostate is...
Ask Your Doctor About MRI-Compatible Pacemakers

Ask Your Doctor About MRI-Compatible Pacemakers

The use of pacemakers has increased dramatically in recent years, partly due to our aging society. An estimated 75 percent of patients who have an implantable cardiac electronic device, such as a pacemaker, will need magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) during their...
Exploring Alternative Therapies for Prostate Cancer

Exploring Alternative Therapies for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in American men. It’s also highly treatable if caught early. For many men, the standard treatments for prostate cancer – radiation, chemotherapy, prostatectomy, hormone therapy, etc. – often come with unpleasant,...
Prostate Cancer Screening and Testing

Prostate Cancer Screening and Testing

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancers in men.  Usually, prostate cancer is slow-growing and confined to the prostate gland, where it often responds well to treatment. Prostate cancer that’s detected early has a better chance of...
Men, Have You Had Your Mannogram?

Men, Have You Had Your Mannogram?

What’s worse than finding out you have prostate cancer? Not finding out you have prostate cancer until it’s too late. The fact is, one in nine men is diagnosed with prostate cancer. For African American men, that number is one in six. Prostate cancer is the second...