When it comes to prostate health, let me ask you this: If you want to keep mice out of your house, would you buy dozens of poisonous snakes and give them free rein? Of course not. It would be crazy to put yourself at that level of risk just to deal with a few pesky [...]
If you’ve noticed a lot of men with new moustaches sprouting, don’t be alarmed. Say hello to your Mo Bros. Mo Bros will spend this month (they call it “Movember”) growing moustaches. No, it’s not just men being MEN. These men are raising awareness and donations for men’s health. Specifically, they’re targeting prostate and testicular [...]
Until earlier this year, the mainstream recommended that older men — especially over the age of 75 — do not need a PSA screening. Earlier this year, that recommendation was updated.
The new guideline: No PSA for any man of any age.
Here are three stark details in support of the new recommendation…
A recent New England Journal of Medicine study enrolled more than 730 men with localized prostate cancer — meaning their cancer had not spread beyond the prostate. Their average age was about 66 years.
In half of the men, surgeons removed their prostates. Men in the other half were “observed.” They weren’t treated. Doctors screened their PSA levels.