Mammograms are an important step in evaluating cancer risk and help to uncover some tumors that might otherwise have gone undiscovered. Discovery of cancer at this stage is one of the keys in surviving the condition. Women 50 and over are at highest risk for developing cancer and all women should begin having mammograms once […]
A PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen) screen test is a test designed to determine if there are any signs of prostate cancer in the patient. Prostate specific antigen is a protein that is made by both noncancerous and cancerous prostate tissue. This protein helps liquefy semen in a male. Some of these proteins are found in […]
Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths among men in the United States today. More often than not, someone who has been inflicted with prostate cancer would not show any symptoms. By the time that this is diagnosed, the cancer has become extremely aggressive and malignant. It is for this reason that […]
Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers to be diagnosed in men. Unlike many other cancers, prostate cancer often grows very slowly and is difficult to detect for many years. A man with this disease may not exhibit any prostate cancer symptoms for some time.
Many men pass off prostate cancer symptoms as […]
Prostate cancer claims its turf silently. The tumor grows in the prostate gland discreetly without any obvious symptoms until an advanced stage of growth is reached. The symptoms that do show up at this stage are too mellow to be associated with something as serious as cancer, and men usually ignore them attributing them simply […]