Treated in only 3 VISITS!   214.379.2700
  • Relationship between Prostate Cancer and Race

    Prostate cancer is associated with various factors. These factors include; age, family history, race/ethnicity, geography, and gene changes. There are other factors though their impact on causing prostate cancer is lower. These factors include; obesity, diet, smoking, chemical exposure, sexually transmitted diseases, vasectomy and prostate inflammation. The article will focus on race risk. Risk factors can accelerate your chances of...

  • Why Prostate Cancer Screening is Essential

    A lot of debate has surrounded the idea of annual prostate cancer screening. The slow-growing nature of prostate cancer gives mixed ideas on whether men should take the PSA test or not. It is possible for men to live a healthy life with untreated prostate cancer in an approach known as Active Surveillance, especially in older men. But when...

  • Why Screening for Prostate Cancer is Important in Metastatic Cases

    A diagnosis for metastatic prostate cancer has a 30% five-year survival rate. The regional or local disease has almost a 100% survival rate. Patients diagnosed with localized but aggressive prostate cancer can receive curative treatment. But for men with metastatic disease, the treatments will not be curative, but will only slow the progression of the disease. That is why...

  • Are Men Aged 70 Eligible for a PSA Test?

    The American Cancer Society states that most men are diagnosed with prostate cancer around the age of 66. A PSA is a blood screening that is conducted to find prostate-specific antigens in the bloodstream. A normal PSA level varies with age. The test results for PSA are reported as nanograms of PSA per milliliter of blood. High levels of PSA...

  • How Often Should Men Take PSA Tests?

    Several years ago, men were recommended to have routine PSA tests at the age of 50. But because most of them were subjected to unnecessary surgery and radiation treatments that resulted in severe side effects, research suggested that not all men should get the test. Today, it is recommended that some men should undergo PSA testing after consultation with their...

  • The Diagnoses and Deaths from Prostate Cancer have Declined Worldwide

    The incidence and mortality rates for prostate cancer keep stabilizing or decreasing in many parts of the world. Despite this trend, prostate cancer still is the second commonly diagnosed cancer as well as the sixth leading cause of cancer mortality among men. The prostate cancer patients' survival rate depends on how far the disease has spread. Studies have revealed that...

  • Yoga Helps to Minimize the Side Effects for Prostate Cancer

    External beam radiation treatment in prostate cancer patients affects both cancer cells and healthy cells. The side effects of radiation range from urinary changes, blood in urine, rectal bleeding, fatigue, painful bowel movements, sexual and erectile dysfunction, and much more. Research suggests that yoga can help prostate cancer patients deal with the treatment side effects of the disease. Sometimes the...

  • Delaying Treatment After Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: Is It Safe?

    Waiting for test results can be unnerving because you don’t know what to expect. After a prostate biopsy, you may find yourself looking for more information and you will find out about many treatment options in the event you do have cancer. Patients that are diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer are more likely to choose Active Surveillance over other...