SUNDAY, June 23, 2019 -- Many men need to do a better job of looking after their health, and it only takes a few simple steps, experts say.
"It's common for men to avoid going to the doctor until there's a serious health concern," said Dr. James Heckman, a primary care physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. "Staying healthy may just be a matter of changing habits."
WEDNESDAY, June 26, 2019 -- A man who learns he has prostate cancer faces a difficult choice: whether to immediately treat the cancer despite potential side effects or wait and see if it's a slow-growing tumor that never needs treatment.
SUNDAY, June 2, 2019 -- Cutting-edge prostate cancer drugs that help extend life in the toughest cases might also be useful in fighting less aggressive tumors, two new clinical trials suggest.
Two drugs that interfere with cancer's ability to use testosterone for fuel, apalutamide (Erleada) and enzalutamide (Xtandi), are already approved for use against more advanced prostate tumors that don't respond to regular therapy.
MONDAY, May 20, 2019 -- For all of those men who view a mustache as a largely ornamental addition to their masculine appearance, a new study reveals it can also guard against lip cancer.
"Mustaches seem to protect the lip the same way that hair protects the scalp," explained study author Dr. Daniel Aires. He is director of dermatology with the University of Kansas Health System. "While this makes intuitive sense, it had not been tested before."