Heads up, men. Those who suffer from depression were found out to be more likely diagnosed with a more aggressive stage of prostate cancer. Here’s more. These men received less effective treatments and survived shorter times compared to people who were not suffering from depression. Now, that’s something to think about. According to a study by the University of keep reading
I have never met Dr. Bert Vorstman, a urologist in Coral Springs, FL, but he sounds like a doctor who is not afraid to speak his mind. In fact, he calls robotic prostate cancer surgery “a public health nightmare” and a “boondoggle for public health.”[i] These are strong words, especially coming from a surgically-trained urologist! keep reading
By: Dan Sperling, MD Out of curiosity, I took a tour of well respected websites that offer prostate cancer treatment information to patients or those worried about the disease. I was disappointed with the results of my “survey.” When it comes to treatment, I found primarily conventional information. Here are summaries of what four renowned keep reading
Yes, there is such a thing as a prostate massage – and the good thing is that it helps reduce the risk of prostate cancer! While one out of six men in the US is diagnosed with cancer of the prostate, the other five would be happy to know that they can keep the risk keep reading
By: Dan Sperling, MD If the name of Dr. Otis Brawley is not as familiar as Dr. Salk or Dr. Spock, it doesn’t surprise me. It’s not exactly a household word. However, Dr. Brawley holds an important position as the chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society. As a practicing oncologist (specialist in treating keep reading
By: Dan Sperling, MD If you had a chance to read my article at https://sperlingprostatecenter.com/endorectal-coil-necessary-mri-detection-characterization-prostate-cancer/ you know that some centers prefer to do MRI scans of the prostate using and endorectal coil. At the Sperling Prostate Center, we do not use this device. An endorectal coil is essentially an “antenna” placed into the rectum during keep reading
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