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DR. SAMADI: Prostate cancer deaths surpass breast cancer in UK

Cancer death rates have changed in Britain. For the first time, prostate cancer now kills more people than breast cancer, making it the third deadliest type of this disease in this country. This is according to new research in which ...

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DR. SAMADI: 4 ways an enlarged prostate can affect sex

It’s not unusual for a man with benign prostatic hyperplasia to have issues of it impacting his sex life. Benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH is when a man has an enlarged prostate. Having BPH is common, and more so in ...

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Dr. Samadi: The 10 prostate cancer risk factors men need to know

It is usually not possible to know exactly why one man develops prostate cancer and another doesn’t. It could depend on a feature of a man’s habits, genetic makeup or personal history that increases the probability of the disease. These ...

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NBC's Pierre McGuire recovering from prostate cancer surgery

NBC hockey analyst Pierre McGuire is recovering from surgery to remove his prostate following a Stage 1 cancer diagnosis late last year. McGuire told TSN 690’s “Melnick in the Afternoon” radio show on Wednesday that he feels “fantastic” after the ...

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DR. SAMADI: 3 simple ways to prevent prostate problems

Men are well aware of other men who have had issues with their prostate. The prostate condition may have been relatively easy to fix or a more serious issue requiring frequent follow-ups. Most men, however, would rather not deal with ...

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Dr. Samadi: Know the difference between BPH and prostate cancer

How is BPH different from prostate cancer? For being two entirely different conditions, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer have a few similarities in common: Both affect the prostate gland, a walnut-sized gland sitting below a man’s bladder. Both ...

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Benefits of laser therapy for symptoms of an enlarged prostate

Prostate laser surgery is used to relieve moderate to severe urinary symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate, a condition known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). With laser therapy, a high-energy laser is used to destroy or remove overgrown prostate tissue. ...

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Prostate cancer is more treatable than ever — if caught early

Options for treating prostate cancer have improved dramatically in recent years. We still have to battle the disease, but most of the time, we win. Over the course of a lifetime, about one in seven men will develop prostate cancer, ...

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Dr. Samadi: 7 ways to keep your prostate healthy and cancer-free

Men may not think much about their prostate — until they have problems with it. But why wait until something goes wrong? This walnut-sized gland located between the bladder and the penis has the important job of producing the fluid ...

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