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Can trichomoniasis increase incidence of prostate cancer in men?

Can trichomoniasis increase incidence of prostate cancer in men?

No: Trichomoniasis is an infection that is transmitted sexually. It is treated with the appropriate antibiotics. It has never been asoociated with the future development of prostate cancer. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What to do if I have read that HPV can cause about 30 kinds of cancers. can it be a procuring cause of prostate cancer in men?

What to do if I have read that HPV can cause about 30 kinds of cancers. can it be a procuring cause of prostate cancer in men?

Not that we know of: I have had a great amount of research experience in prostate cancer and HPV. Prostate cancer actually happens to be one of the few cancers that we have a well defined causative timeline. Almost all cases are due to hormonal (testosterone) inducement. This is why treatment (may) entails testosterone suppression. Anyone claiming a role for HPV doesn't have consensus backing and should be doubted. ...Read more

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I have read that flaxseed oil may cause prostate cancer in men, and can it help with the heart ?

I have read that flaxseed oil may cause prostate cancer in men, and can it help with the heart ?

Not exactly: Flaxseed is a natural estrogen, which may actually reduce the risk of prostate cancer growth. It is also rich in omega three fatty acids, which may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease when consumed for many years. ...Read more

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What are the major causes of prostate cancer in men and early warning signs?

What are the major causes of prostate cancer in men and early warning signs?

Genetics: There are few, if any, behavioral or environmental risk factors for prostate cancer. Sadly there are also few , if any, early symptoms of prostate cancer. Your best bet is annual screening with prostate exams and psa. ...Read more

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I've been waking up 2-3 times a night to urinate , prostate cancer has affected men in my family as they age but i'm only 24 what could this be?

I've been waking up 2-3 times a night to urinate , prostate cancer has affected men in my family as they age but i'm only 24 what could this be?

Many possibilities. : Need to be evaluated by your md/urologist. Can be anything from kidney problems, prostatitis/enlarged prostate, due to many and varied causes, as well as excessive fluid intake prior to going to bed. The list goes on to include bladder problems as well as endocrine abnormalities, etc., etc., etc. ...Read more

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When should men start getting screened for prostate cancer?

When should men start getting screened for prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer : My recommendation is to start at age 50; if you are a healthy and have >10 year life expectancy; if family history of pca start screening at 40. ...Read more

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What types of surgery are available for men with prostate cancer?

What types of surgery are available for men with prostate cancer?

Multiple: Robotic or laparoscopic surgery, perineal (under the scrotum), or open surgery are multiple ways to remove the prostate. ...Read more

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Should men on adt take a 5ar-inhibitor  when treating prostate cancer?

Should men on adt take a 5ar-inhibitor  when treating prostate cancer?

No: If you're already on adt, your testosterone is close to zero. 5 ari's only block the conversion of testosterone to dh-testosterone. So it is not only not fda approved, it won't help. ...Read more

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Is prostate cancer the main cause of incontinence in men?

Is prostate cancer the main cause of incontinence in men?

Incontinence: Incontinence of urine may be complication of surgery for prostate cancer (rarely from radiation therapy to the prostate as well). It is rare for prostate cancer itself to cause incontinence as a presenting symptom, if that is the question. ...Read more

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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Prostate Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a new growth of any tissue with an ability to spread - metastasize - along blood vessels and lymphatic channels to near or far sites of the body with never-ending aggressiveness until the host succumbs to death by it or other related problems. Prostate cancer is one of them ranked as #2 cancer (after skin cancer) and & #2 cancer death (after lung cancer). 1 in 6-7 men in ...Read more


Incidence (Definition)

...That is a measure of the risk of developing some new condition within a certain period of time. The incidence rate is the # of new cases per population that develop a disease over a period of time. So, in a population of 100, if 5 people develop the disease within 5 years, the incidence rate is 5% over 5 years. Compare to 'prevalence', which measures the total # ...Read more