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Christopher Lukas

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Christopher Lukas wrote for HealthCentral as a prostate cancer expert. He is the author of “The First Year: Prostate Cancer" and other publications.

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The Ripple Effect of Suicide

There are millions of people who are seriously enough depressed to consider killing themselves. That doesn’t mean they do so, but it’s very worrisome when anyone we know talks about taking his or her own life. We hear a great deal about this among te...

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Prostatectomy for an 80-something-year-old

Editor’s Note: A new Mayo Clinic Cancer Center study indicates that prostatectomy does not need to be automatically excluded as an option for octogenarians. The father of a friend of mine turned 88. Shortly afterwards, he had a massive heart attack, ...