The latest prostate cancer news, advice, and information, including screening, diagnosis, treatments, side effects, and real stories about men living with the disease.
Dana Clark, M.S., L.C.G.C., at the Basser Center for BRCA at Penn Medicine, discusses when you’re at a high risk for BRCA gene mutations, what testing involves, and what misconceptions she commonly encounters.
Cancer screening is less straightforward than it might seem. Screening isn’t routinely recommended for some cancers, and has confusing guidelines about others.
David Levine (@dlloydlevine) is co-chairman of Science Writers in New York and writes for The New York Times, Reuters Health, Scientific American Mind, Nature Medicine, the Los Angeles Times, Nautilus, and the Smithsonian.
Timothy Gower is an award-winning journalist who writes about health and medicine. His work has appeared in more than two dozen major magazines and newspapers, including Prevention, Reader’s Digest, and the Los Angeles Times.
A recent study suggests many men put up with symptoms of stress incontinence for years before talking to their doctor about the problem. In fact, up to a third of men with incontinence may delay seeking treatment for more than five years.