Prostate

Joyce Hollman

How heavily weight factors into prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is only second to skin cancer among men. When diagnosed early, the five-year survival rate for prostate cancer is nearly 100 percent. Except, that is, if you’re obese. It’s important to understand weight’s connection to agressive prostate cancer, the worst fat and how to lose it…

Jenny Smiechowski

The secret ingredients for prostate cancer prevention

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men and the second leading cause of death. So, how do you protect yourself? Well, according to new research, eating more fruits, veggies and plant-based protein could deliver a potent dose of prostate cancer protection…

Joyce Hollman

How that “spare tire” is connected with deadly prostate cancer

Research tells us that being overweight increases a person’s risk of at least 13 types of cancer. Now add #14, a fast-killing cancer that only men can get. If you’re a man in your 50s carrying extra pounds around your waist, the likelihood that you’ll die of this cancer is even greater…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

One vital reason men may want to cut down on dairy

Check out any current food pyramid and you’ll still see a tall glass of milk taking its place of honor in the dairy section of the chart. But, is dairy really heathy for us? Well, according to a new study, the answer might be a resounding no — especially for all the men out there trying to avoid prostate cancer…

Dr. Adria Schmedthorst

How to protect your heart during prostate hormone therapy

Even though testosterone is a natural male hormone, it can fuel certain prostate cancer cells, accelerating their growth. By starving them of this fuel, hormone therapy can help slow their growth or even cause cancer cell death. While there’s no doubt that this can help save your life, there is a downside…

Amanda Luft

The complicated connection between dairy and prostate cancer

Dairy marketing has long convinced many of us that drinking a lot of milk is the express lane to strong bones. We’ve told that “milk does a body good.” Turns out, that may not only be false, but a downright dangerous statement that’s luring thousands of men to their early deaths.