| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:51 PM
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...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 10:40 AM
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...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 3:51 PM
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.
| Oct 7, 2011
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...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 10:00 PM
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....
| Oct 10, 2011
| 5:58 AM
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...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 11:21 AM
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...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 3:40 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 6:45 AM
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
| Oct 17, 2011
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...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 10:51 AM
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!...