Exercise and Prostate Cancer

The rising rate of prostate cancer necessitates developing better methods to prevent and treat prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the third leading cause of cancer death among U.S. men, according to the American Cancer Society. The country’s 3.3 million prostate cancer survivors account for 21 percent of all cancer survivors. There are many reasons why a cancer patient should stay as active as possible through cancer treatment and recovery. I

Rise in Prostate Cancer Reignites PSA Testing Controversy

A recent study by Northwestern University confirmed what many Urologists had been seeing the last several years. This study revealed that metastatic (incurable) prostate cancer has increased by more than 90 percent since 2004 in patients age 55-69. In my view, these alarming numbers are due in part to a very unfortunate recommendation made by the United States

The Intimate Link Between Sex and Exercise

The “ex” in sex, is for exercise. Putting it mathematically, 2/3 of sex is exercise! As if the prevention of heart disease, cancer, diabesity, osteoporosis, and supporting fat loss are not enough… exercise is the magic igniting our pelvic mojo. Most unfortunately, many still feel uncomfortable thinking about sexual function. Studies show that less than half of people speak to their health care providers if there is a problem.

Statin Use Associated With Reduced Risk of Prostate Cancer Recurrence

Men who begin taking statins after prostate cancer surgery are less likely to experience a recurrence of their cancer, according to a retrospective analysis led by researchers at Duke Medicine. “Our findings suggest that beginning statins after surgery may reduce the risk of prostate cancer recurrence, so it’s not too late to start statins after a diagnosis,” says lead author Emma H. Allott, PhD, a postdoctoral associate in the division