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Are PSA tests not worth the risk in checking for prostate cancer?  is it worth getting a psa test or not? Until recently this was a no brainer. Every man over the age of 50 was strongly encouraged to get a psa test in case there was a high psa count or there was a rapid increase in psa. Recently there has been a change in thinking now that the numbers have been crunched.

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Confused Man on Prostate Cancer FactsProstate cancer facts are not so hard to talk about.  At least, not for the doctor or urologist explaining it to you. For us lesser mortals, it is one thing to vaguely understand it in theory but it is quite something else when it is possible to see a well crafted visual guide of the prostate cancer facts. See here.

This is highly recommended viewing for those who just want to know more as well as for those who know they have prostate cancer and want to understand prostate cancer facts better.

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chromosomesA test for the aggressiveness of prostate cancer would be extremely useful in working out whether to take direct action or to continue watchful waiting.

Recently, a study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has identified eight gene mutations known as gene fusions which indicate aggressive forms of prostate cancer. This gives great hope for improved strategies for treatment. Read more …

cane toad for prostate cancer?Poison from cane toads has been shown to be effective in killing prostate cancer cells. In China medicine made from toad poison is called chan su and is used to treat heart failure, sore throats, skin conditions and other ailments. Read more …

Moustache man for Prostate Cancer

Movember  is held each year.  It  involves the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer and other male cancers, and associated charities. The Movember Foundation runs the Movember charity event. Check out what is happening in your country at Movember.com. Read more …