Grant Hill has joined a campaign to spread awareness about the racial health disparities surrounding prostate cancer.
How to get your life back No, you can’t change the fact that you have had cancer. But you can change how you live the rest of your life, and that starts with making choices to help you stay healthy and feel as well as you can. Your diagnosis might have forced you to focus […]
Men who have a vasectomy may be at an increased risk of developing prostate cancer, a new Harvard study suggests. For the study, researchers analyzed data from more than 49,400 American men who were followed for 24 years. 25 percent of the men in the study who’d had a vasectomy had a 10 percent increased […]
According to the CDC, prostate cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer death among men, with over 913,000 new cases and over 261,000 deaths worldwide each year. According to the U.S. Department Of Health & Human Services: Black men are nearly twice as likely to have new cases of prostate cancer, as compared […]
According to a new study, certain types of cancers are very much connected to your wealth (or lack of). “Socioeconomic status is not something that appears on a medical record, so it is not really part of national cancer statistics, and this has skewed our thinking about cancer risk,” said study co-author Kevin Henry, an […]
According to a series of new studies, the quality of a man’s lifestyle can play a define role in his prostate cancer risks. “A diet rich in complex carbohydrates and lower in protein and fat is associated with a 60 percent to 70 percent reduced risk of prostate cancer,” said Adriana Vidal, a co-author of […]
According to the American Cancer Society, black men are 60% more likely than white men to be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime, and are more than twice as likely to die from the disease. Black men are also diagnosed at a younger age (about 3 years younger on average) and are more likely […]
A recent study suggests that African-American couples affected by the trials of prostate cancer face emotional challenges that increase the burden of combating the disease. Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center of Florida published the study in the Journal of Cancer Education, which focused primarily on African-American men and how their families fared while dealing […]
NEW YORK– Men who consume six or more cups every day are nearly 20 percent less likely to develop any form of prostate cancer, according to a report in the May 17 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
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