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American association of cancer researchers

  The NIH and NCI budgets have remained smaller than needed for years, making this the longest sustained period of flat government funding for cancer research in the country’s entire history. With medical inflation hovering around 18% each year, the real value of the dollars earmarked for cancer research has plummeted. The failure to [...]

By |2021-02-24T11:03:25-05:00February 24th, 2021|Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED

 THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED written by a prostate cancer patient who wants to be anonymous Most men  if they ever think about their death presume  it will be fast and painless. A  PCA diagnosis can shatter that presumption. From age 70 to 73 my annual blood work showed an increasing PSA  triggering a referral to a urologist. An MRI [...]

By |2020-11-06T12:49:19-05:00November 6th, 2020|Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer|3 Comments

Covid-19 Online Support Group Launches

New Coronavirus COVID-19 Online Patient to Patient Support Group Launched POSTED ON: 17 MAR, AUTHOR: MALECARE Coronavirus COVID-19 patients are relieving anxiety and sharing facts and strategies in a new and free online support group. Malecare, the USA based patient advocacy nonprofit, announced a new, free coronavirus COVID-19 online support group at https://coronavirussupportgroup.org People [...]

By |2020-04-14T16:00:10-04:00March 17th, 2020|Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

Malecare moving online to deliver safe support in the context of COVID-19 / Coronavirus

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Leilah van der SchyffMarketing at HealthUnlocked leilah@healthunlocked.com       Malecare moving online to deliver safe support in the context of COVID-19   London, United Kingdom, March 2020 - Given the latest updates of the Coronavirus disease, people are being advised by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [...]

By |2020-03-12T13:54:06-04:00March 12th, 2020|Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

Strolling Towards Death

Strolling Towards Death Bob H. I’m dying.  Yes, yes, we’re all dying, from the moment of birth, blah, blah, blah.  But me, a little more so.  My cancer is back. I’m not sick.  I have an illness, if that’s what prostate cancer is. Or a disease.  Or a condition.  I’ve periodically read a lot.  Swirls [...]

By |2019-06-05T16:53:53-04:00June 11th, 2019|Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

When Doctors Cry “TMI!”

When Doctors Cry “TMI!” Robert Hanlon Recent stories have highlighted genetic testing that may predict an 87% likelihood of getting a certain rare type of cancer.  These reports provide a tantalizing, if scary, hope of informed decision-making about medical treatments.  But don’t be fooled.  To date, only a very small percentage of the population and [...]

By |2019-06-05T16:55:16-04:00May 28th, 2019|Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments

Kegel Smegal

Steven Lavender reference https://theptpractice.nyc By now many of you would have heard the word Kegel.  Arnold Kegel was an American gynecologist who developed exercises to strengthen “relaxed genitals” in females.  The exercises have been well studied and are now taught to both men and women as the first line of defense against incontinence both urinary [...]

By |2019-06-05T16:56:03-04:00April 16th, 2019|Understanding Advanced Prostate Cancer|0 Comments
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