Back pain is a common condition with numerous possible causes and explanations, from muscle strain to kidney infection. Prostate cancer is rarely one of them, but rarely isn’t never.
Erectile dysfunction (ED) is one of the most common side effects of prostate cancer treatment.
Charles was already advocating for prostate cancer screening and supporting MANUP before his own diagnosis, but his efforts have been redoubled since his treatment and recovery.
Blood in the urine can signify a number of health problems. While most of these are minor concerns, it’s important to get a definitive diagnosis quickly.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men. About one in every seven people assigned male at birth will receive a prostate cancer diagnosis during their lifetime. Most people who are diagnosed will not die from it, and many people with prostates can safely choose active surveillance instead of immediate treatment.
Thanks to early detection efforts, most cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed at an early stage, when the cancer is confined to the prostate. Some men have their prostate cancer diagnosed after it has spread to nearby lymph nodes.
On August 11, Patricia McMullen and Stanley Dayan were married in Kaminski Park in the heart of Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, nearly 47 years after they started dating.
Learning that you have been diagnosed with cancer can be difficult news to process. Many factors can contribute to such a diagnosis, which is why “going to your doctor and staying ahead of the game” is one of the best ways to catch cancer early on.
"Men need to know that they’re in the driver’s seat. Going to see your doctor doesn’t mean they’re going to operate on you; it’s just going to see a doctor, so you know what your PSA numbers are."
“They’ll say, ‘When it gets bad, then you can see me.’ But when it gets bad, what decision will you make? What treatment will you get?”
One in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in his life, but not all men with the disease will need to be treated for their illness.
One in five of those diagnosed with prostate cancer has a more aggressive form of the disease. Even before the individual has received any treatment or experienced a recurrence, doctors can identify whether the cancer is likely to be more dangerous and aggressive.