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Yumhee Park

Stages of Prostate Cancer: From I to IV

Testing, treatment, and management are important when it comes to prostate cancer, particularly advanced prostate cancer.

 

This infographic provides descriptions of each stage of prostate cancer, the symptoms that come with advanced prostate cancer, as well as treatment and outcomes of the cancer. When it comes to advanced... Read moreChevron

posted 06/30/2015, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Freelance health writer

Managing Advanced Stage Prostate Cancer

The term advanced stage prostate cancer means that your cancer has spread to other parts of your body. Prostate cancer most frequently spreads to the bones and lymph nodes but it can spread anywhere, including the bladder, the kidneys and the bowel. Tumors can also press against the urethra, causing pain and problems with... Read moreChevron

posted 06/17/2015, comments (0)|
Eileen Bailey

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Freelance health writer

Finding Support When Diagnosed with Advanced Prostate Cancer

You have been diagnosed with advanced stage prostate cancer. You are scared. You aren’t sure what the future holds. You are worried about your family, about finances, about your health. There are a million thoughts swimming through your head and you have no idea how to sort them out and make sense of what is going... Read moreChevron

posted 06/17/2015, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

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Urologist

Minimally Invasive Therapy for Prostate Enlargement

Many men in their late 50s begin to have difficulties related to the urge to urinate frequently, having the need to urinate many times overnight, and possibly not getting to the bathroom in time and experiencing incontinence. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is what these patients most likely suffer from.

 

Beginning in the... Read moreChevron

posted 04/15/2015, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

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Urologist

Does physical activity decrease the symptoms associated with prostate enlargement?

A recent study from the Stritch School of Medicine has suggested that patients who have symptoms related to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), such as nocturia (waking up at night to urinate), may benefit from physical activity.   These researchers identified that  men with BPH who were active one or more hours/week were 13% less likely to... Read moreChevron

posted 02/09/2015, comments (0)|

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