| May 21, 2012
| 6:54 PM
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Monday recommended against the use of routine PSA prostate cancer-screening test for men of any age, saying that the PSA exam and treatments that may follow, like radiation and surgery, result in far more harm...
| May 22, 2012
| 5:22 AM
The United States Preventive Services Task Force issued their final recommendation on the PSA prostate cancer-screening test Monday, recommending against routine PSA exams for men of any age.
The task force says the PSA exam and additional treatments...
| May 24, 2012
POM Wonderful, a manufacturer of pomegranate juice and supplements, is pushing back against a recent ruling that found the company violated federal law by making deceptive disease prevention and treatment claims.
Boldly asserting its right to legally...
| May 25, 2012
| 5:35 PM
Ronald Singo knows firsthand that it takes a lot of care and support to endure struggles with cancer.
“It’s a lonely position you’re in and you need comfort and help from other people,” Singo said.
The 69-year-old Acosta native...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Allie Mac Kay was live from Los Angeles Fire Department #21 for a preview of Movember, an annual global men's health charity event.
Mark your calendars and get out those razors! It’s time to Shave the Date. The men of LA will shave their faces...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 1:17 PM
The Tomahawks, along with more than 550 players from the other 23 NAHL teams, will grow moustaches throughout the month to show support and earn donations for these causes, particularly prostate and testicular cancers.
On Nov. 1, Tomahawks players joined...
| Aug 26, 2012
Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. Christopher M. Spiess, anesthesiologist, recently joined Eastern Panhandle Anesthesia Associates, based at City Hospital in Martinsburg.
Spiess recently completed a residency in...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:41 PM
Prostate cancer is generally treated as if it's a single disease. But researchers have discovered a new type of the cancer that appears to affect 15 percent of patients, a finding that paves the way for better diagnosis and more targeted therapies down...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Experts say that a blood test commonly used to screen for prostate cancer can cause more harm than good and leads healthy men to receive useless and sometimes dangerous treatments.
But try telling that to the tens of millions of American men who continue...
| May 30, 2012
| 4:24 PM
For years, the PSA test has been the standard method for early detection of prostate cancer, which strikes one in six men.
But recently, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a federal advisory panel, said the test that checks for prostate-specific...
| May 31, 2012
| 4:10 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - The number of people with cancer is set to surge by more than 75 percent across the world by 2030, with particularly sharp rises in poor countries as they adopt unhealthy "Westernised" lifestyles, a study said on Friday.