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The 5 Important Questions We Need To Ask Men Who Are End Stage – Handling Grief

Advanced prostate cancer will eventually end, barring another cause of death, with the demise of the individual survivor. Knowing that you suffer from a terminal illness is hard, it is hard on the family and it is hard on the individual. Many of us don’t think about it, but it is also hard for many [...]

Response Vs. Reaction: The Mouse Theory of Dealing with Cancer

I was at a restaurant recently and I saw a mouse shoot across the floor and scamper under a table. I wasn’t the only one who noticed the little critter. A number of people began to scream, especially some of the people who were at the table that the mouse chose to pass under. Actually, [...]

Can A Low Carb Diet Affect the Side Effects of Hormone Therapy (ADT)?

Dr. Steve Freedland, from Cedar Sinai conducted a controlled, randomized clinical study that evaluated the efficacy of an extremely low carbohydrate diet on the side effects of hormone therapy (ADT).   The study showed that an extreme diet has a positive impact on many of the side negative effects as well as causing significant weight loss [...]

Cancergraph, free Quality of Life mobile app launched worldwide today!

Malecare launches Cancergraph, a Quality of Life mobile app recording. It's free on the iOS Apple App store, right now! Go to the App store on your iPhone or Download here https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cancergraph/id1114343314?mt=8 Android coming in November. Cancergraph tracks your cancer symptoms and side effects over days, months and years. Designed by cancer survivors and caregivers, [...]

Malecare Founder and Executive Director Darryl Mittendorf Recognized For His Major Contributions To The Prostate Cancer Community By PCRI

Malecare's Founder and Executive Director Darryl Mitteldorf was this years PCRI winner of the Harry Pinchot Award.  He is  long deserving of this award.  I would like to thank Darryl for his years and years of work and PCRI for recognizing his major contributions to our prostate cancer community. Thank you Darryl A video of [...]

Guest Post – Living Your Life with Stage IV Prostate Cancer

The following is a guest post from a participant of the Malecare Health Unlocked Advanced Prostate Cancer Online Support Group. I would like to share my ideas for coping with stage 4 prostate cancer. Hoping one or two points may encourage others to think about how they may find a better way cope with their [...]

ASCO Publishes Two Independent Research Programs from Malecare

Malecare not only is the world’s largest prostate cancer support and education organization it also is responsible for prostate cancer research which has been recognized and published by the world’s largest organization of oncologists, the American Society of Clinical Oncologists (ASCO). At the last ASCO GU Conference Malecare presented a poster and had published an [...]

Tips To Reduce The Cancer Risk Of Grilling Meat And Other Food Ideas To Consider

If you are like me then you enjoy eating grilled meat. I know, eating red meat isn’t going to be healthy, but I still enjoy it and I long ago decided that eating, in moderation, the foods I enjoy is a trade off I am willing to do as I live my life. However, I [...]

Some Tricks To Help You Maintain Adequate Nutrition When On Chemotherapy

Having chemotherapy causes all sorts of strains and difficulties. One almost universal side effect from chemotherapy is the difficulty many of us face in getting enough nutrition. Nutrition comes from eating food yet many of us just don't feel hungry so eating is difficult. We lose our appetite, food tastes terrible and we battle nausea. [...]

The Power Of A Cancer Diagnosis And How We Fail To Respond Positively

For cancer, January 2016 has been an unusual month.   This January, cancer has managed to take the lives of three world renowned entertainers; David Bowie, Alan Rickman and Terry Wogan. Examining their deaths, we see that they all were marked with great outpourings of grief from their loved ones, colleagues and their fans. But they [...]