Prostate

9 Questions About Your Prostate Answered

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

There is no conclusive evidence that men can prevent prostate cancer but a lot of research is being done to look at diet and physical activity as well as supplementation (for example, with vitamins). The most important thing you can do is yearly screening with a PSA test and DRE after age 50; because although we may not know the most effective ways to prevent prostate cancer now, we know that early detection is key...

Little Doubt This Acne Bacteria Plays A Role In Prostate Cancer

Jason Tetro | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

When the results came back, the bacterium was found in 60 per cent of the prostate cancer cases, as opposed to 26 per cent of the controls. Although the team had hoped to see 100 per cent presence in tumours and zero in the controls, the results were still significant.

How To Prevent Prostate Cancer Through Nutrition and Exercise

Steve Hirsch, MD | Posted 04.06.2015 | Canada Living
Steve Hirsch, MD

Excessive alcohol consumption is thought to be a significant risk factor for developing prostate cancer. You should definitely be limiting alcohol to no more than 14 drinks per week.  If you are trying to lose weight as discussed, you should limit alcohol to 7 drinks per week.

How to Protect Yourself Against Pool Chemicals

Josh Gitalis | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada Living
Josh Gitalis

One of the most common chemicals used in pools is chlorine and less common, bromine. The problem with these chemicals is that they are detrimental to your health. If you are going to be swimming in a pool, there are a few simple things you can do to mitigate the damages.

Cancer Has Made Me Fearless

Andrea Paine | Posted 04.02.2013 | Canada Living
Andrea Paine

Being a cancer survivor for over five years now has significantly changed my perspective on life. I don't get stressed as much with situations, even serious ones such as this one, that are out of my control. The former me would probably have crawled under a rock with a blanket by now, a pair of earplugs firmly ensconced in her ears, and a thumb in her mouth.

10 Reasons To Take Dad To The Doctor

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.15.2012 | Canada Living

This Father's Day, your dad may need a little push to get to the doctor's office. At least 38 per cent of men go to the doctor only when they’re...

Movember Canada Raises $32 Million

CBC | Posted 11.30.2011 | Canada Living

It's shaving day for tens of thousands of mustachioed Canadians who have raised more money to battle prostate cancer than any other country during the...

Radiation Plus Hormone Therapy Can Extend Life In Aggressive Prostate Cancer

CP | Posted 01.02.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Men with prostate cancer that has spread to local surrounding tissues live longer and are less likely to die of the high-risk disease if tre...