| Oct 1, 2010
| 4:32 PM
It's Oct. 1 -- which means Movember sprouts anew in less than a month. The annual charity event, which takes place each November, is designed to raise awareness and funds in the fight against cancers affecting men. When all the......
| Apr 27, 2010
| 7:04 PM
A single sigmoidoscopy between ages 55 and 64 can reduce deaths from colorectal cancer by at least 43%, British researchers reported Tuesday.
The results from the first large randomized trial of sigmoidoscopy show that it is a more effective tool than...
| Apr 30, 2010
OK, if you're a "spit nails, no nonsense kind of guy," worrying about a little sunburn might seem ... well, less than manly. But a quick look at some sobering statistics from the Skin Cancer Foundation should change that in a hurry.
- Skin cancer is...
| Apr 26, 2010
The da Vinci Surgical System.
Three robots - no waiting.
It could be the slogan of South Miami Hospital, where 19 surgeons are on track to perform more than 1,000 robotic surgeries this year.
Since its program began in 2007, hospital executives say...
| May 1, 2010
Leta Roberts is a former long-time smoker who faced a possible diagnosis of lung cancer. She had undergone a procedure years ago to fix a collapsed lung, and was an unlikely candidate for another invasive operation to remove the potentially malignant mass...
| Jun 20, 2010
Father's Day wouldn't be complete without some just for Dad news. This story will make some men think twice about their health. Women are not the only ones who suffer from menopause - so can guys.
39 News did some research about male menopause and its...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 3:13 PM
Prostate Cancer affects 1 out of 6 men in the United States.
Not everyone experiences symptoms of prostate cancer. Many times, signs of prostate cancer are first detected by a doctor during a routine check-up.
Here are some of the signs and symptoms...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 2:12 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare officials say they will likely pay for a prostate cancer drug that extends life about four months at a price of $93,000 per patient.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid says the biotech drug met its criteria as a...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 1:39 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time, women's death rates from lung cancer are dropping, possibly a turning point in the smoking-fueled epidemic.
It's a small decline, says the nation's annual report on cancer — just under 1 percent a year....
| Apr 8, 2011
| 10:39 AM
Steve Lavin, the man who led St. John's Red Storm basketball team to the NCAA tournament where they tied for third in the Big East, announced Friday that he has prostate cancer.
In a statement, the 46-year-old reveals that he was diagnosed several months...
| Sep 5, 2010
| 7:06 PM
— When Ronald Cosman was diagnosed with prostate cancer in October, his uro-surgeon handed him a list of treatment options. He chose one that included complete removal of his prostate.
Cosman canceled the surgery a week before his January...