Why Join a Prostate Cancer Support Group?

Finding out you have cancer has a before and after, life before diagnosis and after changes drastically. The future becomes uncertain. With that comes fear, sadness, anger and many more emotions that are very difficult to process. However, you don’t have to face this battle alone. In the US alone, it is estimated that 269,000 men will be diagnosed with

Are There New Treatments for Prostate Cancer?

Although society at large does not often speak of this, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men. Prostate cancer is pervasive. In fact, according to the American Cancer Society over 164,600 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year. Taking this into question, how many new treatments are in development for prostate cancer? Although these statistics can

What Options are Available for Prostate Cancer Surgery?

There are a variety of procedures and techniques for various types of urological conditions. Nowadays, there are procedures which are minimally invasive and very successful. The best part about these kinds of procedures is that they generally result in successful outcomes. Additionally, they minimize treatment side effects. It is becoming less taxing on the body to undergo treatments such as

Should I Get Screened for Prostate Cancer?

This depends a lot on your individual situation. If you happen to fall under a certain demographic of men you might be at risk of developing prostate cancer. In this case, it is very important for you to get a prostate cancer screening. The US Preventative Service Task Force (or USPSTF) has made some specific recommendations. These can serve as

What Types of Treatment are There for Prostate Cancer?

Fortunately, prostate cancer survival rates are high at 98%, even taking advanced cases into account at Stage 4. This is in large part due to the fact that today there are various options for treatment that are very effective. Treatment for prostate cancer can differ, of course, depending on individual circumstances. However, in a lot of cases treatment isn’t even

Current Prostate Cancer Survival Rates

Currently, prostate cancer survival rates are doing very well. Within a five-year time frame, there is a survival rate of 98%. This number has continually improved throughout the years as technology and research have improved. Survival rate statistics can give us an approximate estimate concerning what percentage of people with the same type and stage of cancer are still alive

The Stages of Prostate Cancer

Here at Man Cave Health, we dedicate ourselves to normalizing the conversation around prostate cancer and men’s health. In the interest of continuing toward this objective, we will be discussing the different stages of prostate cancer. When a doctor provides a diagnosis of prostate cancer, their next objective is to find out if cancer has spread. If it has, then

The Importance of Prostate Cancer Screenings

We have talked about how important it is to communicate about prostate health, prostate cancer, and men’s health generally. That is because silence and stigma around these issues can result in men feeling uncomfortable about these subjects. Therefore, leading to them letting prostate issues go unchecked. Many men feel uncomfortable going to the doctor for prostate screenings or even discussing

Prostate Cancer Symptoms

In the interest of normalizing the conversation around prostate health, we will be delineating common prostate cancer symptoms. Although prostate cancer does not usually cause these symptoms until it is more advanced, there are some common ones to look out for: Needing to urinate more often than usual, more commonly at night Having to rush to the toilet Finding it