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Good question...: As far as we know, the best way to prevent prostate cancer is to eat a lower fat diet with a lot of fruits and vegetables. The best way to prevent dying from prostate cancer is to get screened with a psa blood test and a rectal exam by your doctor. If you have a family member with prostate cancer, i would recommend starting this at age 40. ...Read more
Blood when pooing going more 3 times a day been going on for 4 days dosent want food he has postrate cancer very worried?
My father suffering from postrate cancer since 2009. Why the psa count increased from 33 to 55 after starting ranbaxy zelgor (taking from 60 days)?
Your father: Has active prostate cancer that is not responding to current treatment by psa criteria. A question is the term 'suffering' - what are his symptoms? I do not know either of the meds he is on, but most reserve treatment for symptomatic elevation of psa. If he is 'hormone refractory', consider alpharadon or zytiga. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I believe cancer can usually be easily cured by good nutrition and lifestyle choices. What do you think?
Unfortunately not: If this were so, then every oncologist in america would gladly endorse the proper diets and supplements. These are terrible diseases that we would love to cure. Don't believe the conspiracy-mongers who suggest that someone is supressing some miracle cure. We'd all gladly shout it from the rooftops if it were so. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
QUIT & chance drops!: Here's some stats (from nci) quitting at age 30: smokers who quit at about age 30 reduce their chance of dying prematurely from smoking-related diseases by more than 90 percent. People who quit at about age 50 reduce their risk of dying prematurely by 50 percent compared with those who continue to smoke. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cancer spread: There are 4 stages of cancer. Stage 4 means the cancer has spread from the starting organ into another organ. Examples: breast cancer into bone, colon cancer into liver. Stage 4 cancers are usually not cured surgically and often require chemotherapy. The goal of treating stage 4 cancer is to prolong life and ease suffering. Rarely some stage 4 cancers are cured...Think lance armstrong! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Think sea anemonae: Those underwater creatures that have lots of fronds or feathers. Papillary just describes the anatomic shape of the cancer. Papillary tumors can ariuse in lots of places, from thyroid to ovary to rectum, even the skin. They can be benign or malignant. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Ask her: This is one of the most difficult parts of a cancer diagnosis-- telling others. Ask your wife what she would like you to share. Work together to come up with a statement. Consider a website to keep others informed and give more details. One site is www.Caringbridge.Com. This website might help you as well: http://www.Cancer.Org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/talkingaboutcancer/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Access to med care: In addition to dr. Rao's answer, .. The types of cancers occurs in china are different than cancers here in usa. Liver cancer is one of the most common cancers in world wide-especially in china- as the incidence of hepatitis b especially and hep c is very high. In us, liver cancer is not very common. Also, the access to medical care is limited there that increases mortality. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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