Author name: His Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer “Bill of Rights” – For wives and partners

There is no life instruction book that comes with a loved one’s prostate cancer diagnosis. As wives and partners, we often “wing it” as we go, taking the ups and downs of the disease in stride. A big job Before he passed away from the disease in 2008, prostate cancer advocate Harry Pinchot gave a …

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Impotence after prostate cancer – Experts offer hope to cope

Unfortunately, sexual side effects following prostate cancer treatment are quite common. We asked the authors of Intimacy with Impotence, Ralph & Barbara Alterowitz, to address this important issue. Both are AASECT Certified Sex Counselors and founders of the nonprofit organization The Center for Intimacy After Cancer Therapy. They provide some excellent tips for couples who are struggling with changes that …

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Prostate cancer staging – A simple guide

In order for a doctor to determine prostate cancer staging, a number of tests (bone scan, CT or CAT scan, MRI, or a ProstaScint™ scan) may be ordered to see if the cancer looks like it is: Confined only to the prostate (called localized prostate cancer) Spreading outside the prostate (called advanced prostate cancer) Prostate cancer staging …

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Can say help men with prostate cancer? – Some say yes, others say no

Part of the pea family, this plant is commonly found in southeastern Asia. It makes up a large part of the Asian diet (in foods like tofu and tempeh). Because the rate of prostate cancer is very low in Asia, its high consumption is believed to play a role in cancer prevention.  But does it? …

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