the key to the lockerbie bomber “missed life expectancy debacle” starts with charles b huggins-did you know that only humans and dogs get prostate cancer?

Charles B. Huggins Prostablog post on L.B. A few nuances about prostate cancer and hormone therapy. Hormone suppression does not cure prostate cancer. It will allow a person to live longer. Whether you start hormone suppression early on in the disease or later has very little affect on the ultimate life expectancy. Different prostate cancers ( …

Not happy with the PSA? Be careful what you wish for when it comes to early detection of prostate cancer.

Walk your dog and diagnose your neighbor's prostate cancer. Dogs Trained To Effectively Sniff Out Prostate Cancer 02 Jun 2010    Dogs can be trained to correctly identify certain prostate cancer cell-derived volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in urine, according to new data from researchers in Paris. These promising new data were presented on June 1, 2010 …

Team Winter/ Athletes for a Cure- Is this not just the most moving thing ever?

Winter's Page Michael's Journey-Note the reference to Polka music I wanted to add Michael Vinecki to my Amazon.com list of Famous and Interesting Men with Prostate Cancer. Here's the deal with Listmania...there has to be a product on Amazon to be listed. ( That's how I got on the list....not famous but some might argue …

How would you grade your “biopsy urologist?” Did you keep him or her or did you move on?

Show some loving to the  "biopsy urologist" post. It may behoove you. I wrote this post some time ago.  I had noticed how many times on the various prostate cancer message boards that patients got their diagnosis, made a decision and then went elsewhere.  In many of the discussions the "biopsy urologist" was never mentioned, …

prostate cancer and the history of the “finger”…ps- that’s not the one we use to do the prostate exam

a urologist examines the prostate of a patient and tells him that it is normal. the patient says, " I want a second opinion." the urologist then re-examines the man's prostate with two fingers. " Well there's your second opinion. It's still normal." Be careful what you ask for! Ignorance is bliss and ignorance kills. …

Live prostate exam on Dr. Oz- Of 200 men in the audience 68%had never had a prostate exam…and that my friend is the issue!

From "The Decision" An easy way to get a rectal exam and PSA done is to look for free prostate screenings during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. My community has one every year, and it is an easy way to get checked at a convenient time and at no expense. Usually the urologists will do the …

prostate cancer and life don’t discriminate- the rich and famous get it too-quotes

What would be my " quote" about prostate cancer be if I were asked?- What would be yours? Put in the comment section. John McHugh:" Prostate cancer is a tough one. To put it in perspective you have to think of breast cancer. We all feel and understand what a mastectomy does to someone we love. …