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Teen Drinking and Prostate Cancer

Teen boys between 15 and 19 who drink have more than three times the risk of developing high-grade prostate cancer later in life than those who don’t drink.

By Diane Domina

Movember: Mustaches For Men's Health

Movember mustaches crop up every November as a way to drive awareness for men's health issues, including prostate cancer. Learn more about it.

By Stephanie Stephens

Aggressive Prostate Cancer and Low Vitamin D

Lower levels of vitamin D are linked to an increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer. Learn what that could mean for your prostate health.

By David Levine

Prostate Cancer Survival Misconceptions

Men with prostate cancer often overestimate life expectancy with treatment and underestimate life expectancy without it. Here’s what you should know.

By HealthAfter50

Does Vasectomy Raise Prostate Cancer Risk?

Considering vasectomy? Here's what you should know about prostate cancer risk after this common contraceptive procedure.

By HealthAfter50

What's Your Prostate Cancer Risk Group?

Prostate cancer risk can range from very low to high-risk, and your treatment options depend on where you fall on that scale.

By HealthAfter50

Understanding Prostate Cancer Risk Factors

Prostate cancer risk can be determined by age, race, and family history, as well as diet and lifestyle factors. Here's what you should know.

By HealthAfter50

Can Biking Raise Your PSA Level?

You shouldn't worry about increased PSA levels from riding a bike, according to this study.

By HealthAfter50

7 Things Men Should Know About Vitamin D

Learn the best ways to optimize your vitamin D levels to help protect yourself from prostate cancer.

By HealthAfter50

9 Ways to Cut Your Risk of Prostate Cancer

To protect yourself against prostate cancer, follow these 9 tips for living a prostate-healthy lifestyle.

By H. Ballentine Carter, M.D.