Archive for February, 2009

Herbal Supplements and Prostate Cancer Treatments

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

An abridged comment from the following article states “men and women concerned about health problems tend to self-prescribe based on information they find on the Internet”. The implication in that statement is that compared to conventional, doctor prescribed medicine, the natural alternatives, herbs and supplements, are more dangerous. What poppycock! On the contrary, there is [...]

Prostate Specific Antigen Testing For Prostate Cancer In Older Men

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

The following article states that in the data base study undertaken, no prostate deaths occurred in the study group of men in the 75 to 80 age group with a PSA of less than 3 ng/ml. But what it does not give is a probability factor as to how many of those men who did [...]

Tooth Decay and Prostate Cancer Treatments

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

This post is of special interest to me for a number of reasons but more particularly because having read so many recent studies attesting to dental decay, infections and disease being a primary cause of numerous illnesses, including heart disease, I have recently signed up with a local dentist, Dr. Eric Davis, specializing in Biological [...]

Complimentary Medicine Popular With Cancer Patients

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

The following report confirms that which many of us already know but it is, nevertheless, comforting to hear it again. The more often mention is made of the advantages and health benefits to be gained from natural health remedies the quicker the mass of the general public will catch on. Its popularity in Australia is [...]

Prostate Cancer Surgery Outcomes

Sunday, February 15th, 2009

The following study suggests that 30 to 40% of patients present with higher PSA levels following prostate cancer surgery and most of them go on to metastatic disease later. Other studies I have noted put the figure at 40 to 50%. I guess each disparate study depends largely on the comprehensive nature, or otherwise, and [...]