Headaches are a very common ailment that most of the time are not a sign of something more serious. A lack of sleep, loud noise, brightness, even changing weather can cause a headache that, for the most part, can be cured with some rest or over-the-counter medicine.
When radiation therapy is delivered from outside the body, it travels through the skin to the tumor, damaging healthy skin cells along the way. This can lead to radiation dermatitis (irritated skin), which can last several weeks after treatment ends.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Given the prevalence, it's a good time to remind yourself to practice prevention and be aware of warning signs as early detection increases chances for lifesaving skin cancer treatment.
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.