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Saving Your Sex Life: A Guide for Men with Prostate Cancer

I occasionally do book reviews, and am really excited about this one. I recommend it sight unseen because the author is one of the foremost experts in the world on prostate cancer and sexuality. The book is titled: "Saving Your Sex Life: A Guide for Men with Prostate Cancer" by Dr. John Mulhall (Hilton Publishing [...]

Have We Finally Turned A Corner In The War Against Cancer?

The results of a new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute indicate that both diagnoses and deaths from common cancers, such as lung, breast and prostate, are declining. The drops have been especially dramatic with prostate cancer. *However*, there is some reason to believe that fewer men are getting PSA tests, [...]

By |2020-02-04T10:39:01-05:00November 26th, 2008|Advocacy, Articles of Interest|0 Comments

Esquire Names PC Advocate Michael Milken As One of 75 Most Influential People of the Century

I just wanted to share this good news.  For those who don't know him, Michael Milken is a financier and longtime PC patient, as well as a major fundraiser for the prostate cancer.  He founded the Prostate Cancer Foundation, (pcf.org), which is the richest PC charity in the world. A more recent project of Milken's is Fastercures.org, which [...]

By |2020-02-04T08:27:47-05:00September 10th, 2008|Advocacy, Articles of Interest|0 Comments

“Reality Show” for PC Tomorrow

Make a Difference and Stand Up to Cancer Tune in Friday, September 5, at 8 p.m. (EST) to catch Stand Up to Cancer on ABC, CBS and NBC.  This one-hour telecast will feature celebrities (including Lance Armstrong) from film, television, sports, journalism and music coming together to raise money for cancer research. I just read this [...]

By |2008-09-04T17:15:15-04:00September 4th, 2008|Articles of Interest|0 Comments

Men Defy Stereotypes In Defining Masculinity

ScienceDaily (Aug. 27, 2008) — Contrary to stereotypes about sexual performance and masculinity, men interviewed in a large international study reported that being seen as honorable, self-reliant and respected was more important to their idea of masculinity than being seen as attractive, sexually active or successful with women. The study, published in the Journal of [...]

By |2020-02-04T11:48:28-05:00August 29th, 2008|Articles of Interest, Sexuality and Intimacy|0 Comments

Is The Doctor-Patient Relationship “On the Rocks”?

One of my stated goals for this blog is to try to discuss and so help improve the doctor-patient relationship.  There is a disturbing article in today's New York Times which claims that the doctor-patient relationship is "on the rocks".  That many patient no longer trust doctors.  And that the advent of the Internet has affected things, sometimes for [...]

By |2020-02-04T11:44:36-05:00July 29th, 2008|Articles of Interest, Healthcare and Ethics|0 Comments
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