Can Working Out Help Prevent Prostate Cancer?

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The prostate is a gland that can be very vulnerable to inflammation and infection. It can be under constant threat of the development of cancer. Staying in Good Physical Shape Keeping your body in great shape and your health in good general condition is an excellent way to help prevent yourself from developing prostate cancer. The improvement and maintenance of your body include simple habits and steps which you can do, or avoid, in your daily living. Perhaps you have heard of these suggestions already. You need to provide your body with good nourishment, regularly consult with your physician, get tested to ensure the accuracy of diagnosis and quit second-guessing based on signs or symptoms which you may be feeling, and perform regular workouts and exercise. Medical professionals, scholars and…
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5 Ways to Help Prevent Prostate Cancer

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There are many factors which may contribute to the development of prostate cancer in a man. There is his age, genetics, and ethnicity. However, experts in the disease have yet to find what exactly causes prostate cancer. While the reasons for the development of prostate cancer are not yet clear, neither are the preventive measures against it. Even though any given male is at risk on some degree of developing prostate cancer, men can still protect themselves from this particular type of cancer and any other illness by making and maintaining a healthy lifestyle to help keep a good overall well-being. Through inclusive healthy habits, men will be able to keep their body in great shape and condition and in turn, will be able to look after and care for…
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Can Supplements Help Treat Cancer?

Can Supplements Help Treat Cancer?

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Cancer, in general, is a disease that is still under the microscope, being placed in the most critical scrutiny as the number of diagnosis increases by the day. Not so few held on to the edge of their seats as the doctor states whether their medical status is positive of cancer, what type and how severe it could be. All of us, literally, are still waiting for the day our folks in the medical field discover the ultimate answer to the puzzle that is cancer. One rising type of the disease, specifically for men, is prostate cancer, otherwise called carcinoma of the prostate, this illness is the development of malignancy in the prostate, an organ in the male conceptive system. Most prostate tumors are moderate developing; consequently, some grow quickly.…
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How Exercise Can Help Prevent Cancer

How Exercise Can Help Prevent Cancer

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Exercise is essential for health. Today many people are now exercising in some way as there is much benefit to it. Exercise has been seen to prevent or minimize heart disease. Several studies have also proven how exercise can prevent or reduce cancer occurrence. For women, exercise and physical activity have been seen to prevent breast, bowel and womb cancer. The risk of colon cancer is also lowered with exercise. There is also some evidence that other forms of cancer such as liver cancer, kidney cancer, and leukemia can be prevented by exercise. It doesn’t take much to exercise daily. You just need to consistently exercise for as little as 30 minutes daily so that you can reap the benefits. You can start small and gradually spend more time at…
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Treating Prostate Cancer

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Once your prostate cancer has been diagnosed and staged, you have a lot to think about before you and your doctor choose a treatment plan. It’s important that you think carefully about each of your choices. You will want to weigh the benefits of each treatment option against the possible risks and side effects. Depending on each case, treatment options for men with prostate cancer might include: Watchful waiting or active surveillance Surgery Radiation therapy Cryotherapy (cryosurgery) Hormone therapy Chemotherapy Vaccine treatment Bone-directed treatment These treatments are generally used one at a time, although in some cases they may be combined. To learn about the most common approaches to treating prostate cancer, see these topics: Things to think about when considering treatment options Typical treatment options based on the stage…
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Prostate Cancer Awareness

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The Prostate Cancer Awareness and Quality Improvement Programme (AQIP) outlines the issues that currently exist for the early detection and treatment of prostate cancer in New Zealand. The AQIP provides solutions to these issues and identifies the next steps for the Ministry of Health and the wider health sector. Currently, men in New Zealand can receive confusing information on the early detection and treatment of prostate cancer. In addition, there are differences in the quality of care available to men throughout the health service, from primary to tertiary level care. Men who may benefit from early diagnosis and treatment can have limited opportunity for access to appropriate health services while men who would otherwise not have any complications from prostate cancer may suffer harms from overdiagnosis and overtreatment. The AQIP…
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Fast facts on prostate cancer

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After non-melanoma skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the US. Prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death among men of all races and Hispanic origin populations. In the US around 209,292 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer per year. Around 27,970 men die from prostate cancer in the US each year. According to the American Cancer Society about 1 man in 7 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime. Prostate cancer mainly occurs in older men - about 6 cases in 10 are diagnosed in men 65 years or older. Almost all prostate cancers are adenocarcinomas - cancers that begin in cells that make and release mucus and other fluids. Prostate cancer often has no early symptoms. Advanced…
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