Racial Differences in Prostate Cancer – Meg Seymour, PhD: National Center for Health Research About 13% of men will develop prostate cancer during their lifetime, and about 2-3% of men will die from it. After lung cancer, prostate cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths in men, and older men are more likely to get prostate cancer then younger men. … Continue reading Racial Differences in Prostate Cancer
Are Annual Prostate Cancer Screenings Necessary? Should Early Stage Prostate Cancer Be Treated? – The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends against prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening tests for men of any age if they do not have any symptoms of prostate cancer. The Task Force concluded that there is “moderate certainty that the benefits of PSA-based screening for prostate cancer do not outweigh the harms.” Many experts also question whether treating early prostate cancer is a good idea.
Pomegranate Juice and Prostate Health – Pomegranate juice contains plenty of antioxidants, but does it improve health, as the ads imply? A close look at the science behind these claims shows that drinking pomegranate juice to treat or prevent prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction might not be worth the cost or the calories.