Posts Tagged "prostate cancer"

Prostate cancer yet another worry for women

Posted on Jun 15, 2009 in Cancer

Male patients move on after cancer treatment, while wives keep agonizing updated 8:28 a.m. ET, Wed., May 27, 2009 Women worry about a lot – their children, relationships, jobs, health, hair and so on. But new research out of Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York has found that some women are worrying about something rather unexpected: prostate cancer. The wives and partners of men with prostate cancer actually worry more about the cancer’s recurrence than the men themselves, according to a study presented at a recent meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in Montreal. The...

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Prostate Cancer Symptoms

Posted on Jan 12, 2009 in Cancer

For an extensive overview of what can go wrong with the prostate, read Chapter 2 “Little Gland, Big Trouble” from the book Dr. Patrick Walsh’s Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer. If the cancer is caught at its earliest stages, most men will not experience any symptoms. Some men, however, will experience symptoms that might indicate the presence of prostate cancer, including: A need to urinate frequently, especially at night; Difficulty starting urination or holding back urine; Weak or interrupted flow of urine; Painful or burning urination; Difficulty in having an erection;...

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