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  • 'Movember' ends for these 'mo-bros'

     'Movember' ends for these 'mo-bros'
    COSTA MESA — First with trimmers, then lather and a razor, members of Costa Mesa's "Team Nuclear" celebrated a month of growing facial hair for charity this week with a clean shave. "When my wife didn't kiss me for 30 days … OK, I have to...
  • OUR HEALTH: Colon Cancer

    OUR HEALTH: Colon Cancer
    Too Young For Colon Cancer “Stunned. Shocked. Numb.” That’s how Greg Myers describes his reaction when he learned what was causing his pain. “I guess the best way to describe it is numb – it was hard to process it all at one...
  • Medical group to say men don't need prostate cancer screenings, source says

    Medical group to say men don't need prostate cancer screenings, source says
    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the group that told women in their 40s that they don't need mammograms, will soon recommend that men not get screened for prostate cancer, according to a source privy to the task force deliberations. The task...
  • Prostate Cancer & African-American Men

    Prostate Cancer & African-American Men
    Kellyie Kelley knows more about prostate cancer than he ever thought he would--three years ago he got the surprise diagnosis. "Not having that and as far as family, you know nobody had been diagnosed with prostate cancer," Kellyie recalled. "It was...
  • On Faith: God and the Big C

    I was really not very aware of cancer's reach until a friend contracted prostate cancer about 20 years ago. Soon after that, another friend was diagnosed with the same illness and, shortly thereafter, I awoke from a colonoscopy to learn that I had cancer....
  • Fair screenings find 371 possible cancer cases

    Fair screenings find 371 possible cancer cases
    HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — A trip to the Kansas State Fair might have been a lifesaver for 371 men. The Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/r6T8DM) that's the number of potential prostate cancer cases found during screening by the Hutchinson Clinic...
  • Prostate screening: When more information is a bad thing

    Prostate screening: When more information is a bad thing
    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's recommendation against routine use of a blood test that can offer early detection of prostate cancer has led to puzzlement and anger. The reaction has been similar to that following the group's suggestion two...
  • Vitamin E increases prostate cancer risk: Study

    Vitamin E increases prostate cancer risk: Study
    Vitamin E supplements increase the risk of prostate cancer in healthy, middle-aged and older men, according to research published today that strengthens the evidence that some micronutrients, often marketed as antioxidants, are ineffective at preventing...
  • Brother, can you spare a prostate-specific antigen test?

    Yesterday, I saw a urologist panhandling on York Road ("When more information can hurt," Oct. 12). The poor fellow can't make a living anymore since he can no longer do his bogus prostate biopsies and surgeries. Kerry B. Fisher, Lutherville
  • Robotic surgery grows, but so do questions

    Robotic surgery grows, but so do questions
    These days, some surgeons have four arms and are made of metal and plastic. Use of a robotic assistant called the Da Vinci Surgical System has quadrupled in the last four years, and the machine now helps with incisions and sutures in 2,000 hospitals...
  • My Turn: PSA scare prompts reflection and education

    My Turn: PSA scare prompts reflection and education
    When my family doctor called five years ago with the news that my PSA levels had spiked, I hung up the phone and did what all of us do. I panicked. I thought, "So this is how I'm going to die." Then came the delayed second reaction: This can't be right!...