Prostate Cancer Diagnosis And Treatment

Prostate Health: Prostate Cancer Diagnosis And Treatment Cancer is a disease process that affects almost anyone, yet some cancer types are specific to males, such as prostate cancer. Prostate cancer has a high prevalence in men. In fact, prostate cancer is the leading cancer diagnosis in men, accounting for more than 1 million cases annually (approximately 100,000 cases in the United States alone). Of the cancers that occur in males, prostate cancer has a 99% five-year survival…

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Prostate Health: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Prostate Health: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia The prostate is a small gland located right below the bladder. The function of the prostate is to produce seminal fluid, which is the fluid that provides nutrients and a means of transport for sperm. The prostate can be affected by specific medical issues as men age, and it’s imperative to be aware of their prevalence in men’s health. The prostate is the most commonly affected gland in the male body, prevailing…

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The Prevalence of Heart Disease in Men

The Prevalence of Heart Disease in Men One of the most important conditions in men’s health is heart disease. Unfortunately, coronary artery disease affects an overwhelming number of men in our society, and it’s necessary to discuss this condition in more detail. While women have a high risk for heart disease, men are more likely to be diagnosed 7-10 years earlier than women. The reason for this statistic is most likely due to the following issues: Men…

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Common Causes and Treatments for Hernias in Males

Common Causes and Treatments for Hernias in Males A highly prevalent medical issue in males, hernias can be a painful and uncomfortable health problem to experience. Yet, there are preventative measures and treatments available to manage the condition. Hernias should be evaluated and managed accordingly at an early stage to prevent increasing levels of pain and discomfort and possibly correct the problem before a complication arises. What follows will be a discussion of the medical condition of…

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