prostate-cancer-blog

5 facts to know about prostate cancer

Posted on September 30, 2017

The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 161,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2017. Why not take some time during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month this September to get the facts about the condition? Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American men, behind only skin cancer. … »


Prostate cancer detection: sooner and more accurate!

Posted on September 15, 2015

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the U.S. with approximately one in every six men developing it in his lifetime. But with early detection and treatment, the survival rate is almost 100%. So, how can we detect prostate cancer earlier and with a higher level of certainty? Men who exhibit symptoms … »


Screening tests for men: what you need and when

Posted on September 1, 2015

Screening tests can find diseases earlier — when they are easier to treat. It’s well known that doctors recommend that men be aware of any changes on or to their bodies from moles to lumps to dry skin. Changes in appearance or texture can often be a symptom of an underlying condition. It is also … »


Men’s Health: The future of prostate cancer care

Posted on June 23, 2015

More than 220,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year alone, and more than 27,000 may not survive. Sounds scary, but with early detection and proper treatment, it doesn’t have to be. For over 30 years, the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test has been used as an indicator of high and low PSA levels … »


Academic Urologists encourages men to continue getting screened for prostate cancer

Posted on October 11, 2011

Dr. Amar Singh, chief of minimally invasive surgery and urologic oncology at Erlanger, encourages men to continue getting screened for prostate cancer and urges them to speak with their urologists about the importance of these screenings.