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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

Prostate Cancer and Male Identity

As we talked about in our previous post, prostate cancer is a serious condition that affects 1 in 8 men in America. In fact, at some point in their lives, most men will suffer from some kind of problem with their prostate. Therefore we must outline how important it is to talk about this subject. How important it is to

Talking About Prostate Cancer

Unfortunately, prostate cancer is a very common condition. In fact, 1 in 8 men may develop prostate cancer at some point in their life. It’s actually the 2nd highest cause of death among men in the US. Which is a rather shocking statistic. Cancer is a very difficult battle as it is. However, one of the other greatest challenges that

Detecting Prostate Cancer Early

In recent years there has been a much higher cancer survival rate, and this goes for prostate cancer too. This is in large part due to earlier diagnosis and detection. Detecting prostate cancer early can have a very significant impact increasing the chances for a successful recovery. One of the most important factors in achieving early detection is frequent screening

Common Prostate Problems

Last week, we focused on the basics of prostate function. Keeping in mind our objective, continuing to break the silence and stigma around men’s health. Prostate health in particular. Today we move on to discuss the most common prostate-related problems. One thing is clear, most men at some point in their lives experience some kind of prostate problem. It is