Q: Is prostate cancer an “old man’s” disease? A: Yes and no. In general, growing older is considered the biggest risk factor for most types of cancer. This is because genetic instability increases with aging, and it might also be because some people are more susceptible to a lifetime accumulation of environmental toxins that damage keep reading
Up till now, prostate cancer has been the only tumor cancer diagnosed by random luck. That’s right, random luck. The most common type of prostate biopsy is guided by transrectal ultrasound, or TRUS. It is considered the “gold standard” for prostate biopsy because it’s most widely used by urologists. Being the most common doesn’t mean keep reading
If you’re at least 45 years old, you may have heard some outlandish boyhood myths designed to discourage you from masturbating. Messages about going blind, losing your hair or growing hair on your knuckles, getting zits, etc. may ironically have increased your curiosity. Now, the journal European Urology[i] has published a new Harvard University study, keep reading
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