Search results for "Prostate cancer"

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The last nail in the coffin for multivitamins

There is no reason to take vitamins or minerals for cancer or cardiovascular disease prevention. ... And the review highlighted the harms of some vitamins. β-carotene and vitamin A increase lung cancer risk in smokers, and vitamin E increases the risk
July 2020

Evidence-based recommendations triggered accusations of euthanasia

The new recommendations surprise many people: They say that men age 75 and older should not be screened for prostate cancer. ... Ironically, it ended up tarring me as a heartless one. Prostate cancer causes a lot of suffering, I know.
July 2020

The prostate screening predicament: What's a guy to do?

and finally, (5) the nature of the nature/nurture debate and its pertinence to prostate cancer screening. ... 2) Prostate cancer is unpredictable. Most men who die after age 80 die with it, but not of it.
July 2020

Information plus documentation a must for informed consent

One physician describes how his informed consent process was the deciding factor in a missed case of prostate cancer, and outlines how any physician can accomplish it. ... In 1990, Dr. Gottesman was sued for late diagnosis of a patient's prostate cancer.
January 2012

PSA: To screen or not to screen

2. Prostate cancer is still a leading cancer killer for men in the U.S. ... 2. Just because you are diagnosed with prostate cancer, doesn't mean you need to treat it.
July 2020

New Pap smear guidelines: right care or rationed care?

HPV is the most common sexually-transmitted disease and aside from causing cervical cancer is also the cause of genital warts. ... to 26 that immunize them from the subtypes of HPV that cause cancer.
July 2020

PSA tests not advised

African-American men have a much higher rate of aggressive prostate cancer and men in high risk groups may get higher benefit from these tests. ... The American Cancer Society estimates that 241,740 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year,
July 2020

Squeezing in the cancer screening talk

We have evidence, and practitioners should use that to improve cancer screening rates. ... When Dr. Mulhausen told an 86-year-old man he didn't need to screen for prostate cancer, for example, the patient responded, “So you're just going to give up
October 2019

The Medical Skeptic

Case in point: Screening for (and sometimes even treating) prostate cancer. ... Some people do die from prostate cancer. It's just that the science of knowing whom hasn't developed to where we'd like.).
July 2020

3 differences between prostate and breast cancer screening

For prostate cancer, the SEER data show a median age of 67 years at diagnosis, and for death from prostate cancer, 80 years. ... So the potential number of life-years saved by early detection and intervention is, on average, greater for breast cancer
July 2020

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