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    1. Winning the Prostate Cancer Battle

      Four years ago, Santa gave me the worst Christmas present I'd ever received. The day after the most joyous holiday of the year, my doctor called and delivered the news that I had prostate cancer. Because my dad had prostate cancer decades before, I had been going to a urologist since I turned 40 to

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    2. Routine Tests for Men

      When it comes to cars, you know when to change the oil, rotate the tires, and have the front end aligned. But you may not be as diligent about caring for your body as you are about your car. The body needs routine maintenance, no matter how many miles you have on it. Some men never get that care, an

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    3. Is There a Prostate Cancer Diet?

      Scientists don't yet know how to prevent prostate cancer through diet. This article is about nutritional research on prostate cancer.

    4. Is Prostate Cancer Screening Still Necessary?

      No one likes going for that annual physical exam. For many, the anxiety increases when it includes a cancer screening. For men, that fear can go up a notch when their exam includes a PSA -- the screening for prostate cancer. While once believed to revolutionize the diagnosis of this disease, today t

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    5. Routine Maintenance for Men

      When it comes to cars, you know when to change the oil, rotate the tires, and have the front end aligned. But you may not be as diligent about caring for your body as you are about your car. The body needs routine maintenance, no matter how many miles you have on it. Some men never get that care, an

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    6. Questions to Ask About Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer

      Hormone therapy can make a big difference for men with recurrent or metastatic prostate cancer. But it isn't a cure. Its effects are limited and the side effects can be difficult to cope with. Deciding on a therapy -- which drugs, alone or in combination, and what dosing schedule -- can be difficult

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    7. Hormone Treatment Fights Prostate Cancer

      Hormone therapy for prostate cancer has come a long way in the past few decades. Not so long ago, the only hormonal treatment for this disease was drastic: an orchiectomy, the surgical removal of the testicles. Now we have a number of medications -- available as pills, injections, and implants -- th

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    8. 50 Years of Milestones in the Fight Against Cancer

      For every milestone in cancer research, there are countless men and women to thank. Through their creativity and dogged determination, people have hope in preventing, living with, even curing some forms of cancer. Here are just a few of the milestones in the war on cancer, and some of the researcher

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    9. What You Need to Know About Diet and Prostate Cancer

      In many ways, prostate cancer is to men what breast cancer is to women. It's the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men (after lung cancer). And the older men get, the higher the frequency of the disease.

    10. Sex After Prostate Cancer: Two Men's Questions

      Our experienced medical journalist Jeanie Lerche Davis took your questions about prostate problems and sexual issues to specialists. Here's what she found out. Question: When, if ever, is something going to be done for the unfortunates like me who suffer from impotence and incontinence after prostat

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