Today I woke to news that British broadcaster Michael Parkinson had been diagnosed with prostate cancer. When interviewed, Parkinson shared his wish for men to be educated on the symptoms of prostate cancer. All that concerns me now is for men around the country to stop and take notice of any symptoms that might save their lives. I'm not a softy. If you show the symptoms of … [Read more...] about What Are The Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer?
Hey there Guys. Today I wanted to share the news that the American Urology Association (AUA) has released new guidelines for use of PSA testing (prostate specific antigen) in prostate cancer screening. A review of research has shown that for men who do not have symptoms such as difficulty passing urine, blood in the urine or needing to empty their bladder frequently the use … [Read more...] about New Guidelines Released For Prostate Cancer Screening
Hey there Guys, Today I wanted to cover an important topic for all men. Prostate Cancer. In Australia there has been a number of screening campaigns encouraging men to be checked for prostate cancers with some men confused and worried about when they should have their first test. Today I wanted to help clarify this. First it's important to understand exactly who is … [Read more...] about When Should Men Start Screening For Prostate Cancer?
Hey there Guys, Today I thought I would introduce the topic of prostate health. The prostate is an important gland for men and sexual their function, however disease of the prostate impacts on a man's ability to urinate. Problems with the prostate can be broken down into three main areas, infection and inflammation, enlargement, and cancer. Today I'll cover each of these … [Read more...] about The Healthy Bear’s Guide To Prostate Health