Although testicular cancer is fairly rare, with about 8,800 new cases in the U.S. this year, it’s helpful for men to know what to look for. When testicular cancer is found, it is highly treatable with surgery and chemotherapy and radiation. If you are a man or have a man in your life, consider screening … Continue reading How to screen yourself for testicular cancer
As a man, you may be reluctant to talk about testicular cancer or urological problems in general. However with 1 in 200 men developing testicular cancer, it is a disease that should be on your radar. Especially if you are young, testicular cancer is often seen in younger men, ages 15 to 40 and more … Continue reading The reality of testicular cancer
Who says guys don’t care about health? Nearly 300 men came out to Baylor Health Care System’s “It’s a Guy Thing” event in Grapevine to get free screenings and get their health questions answered. That was just one of the locations across the Metroplex. And the men came prepared – many with questions like: “What’s my … Continue reading Staying Healthy: It’s a Guy Thing
It may not be pleasant to talk about it, but prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men in the U.S., aside from skin cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). And within a lifetime, men have a 1 in 7 chance of developing this type of cancer. And although … Continue reading Advancements in prostate cancer treatments and living a healthy lifestyle could help save lives
I’m not Burt Reynolds, and I doubt I can ever reach Magnum, P.I. status but I decided again to step up to the plate and raise awareness and money for cancer in men—particularly testicular cancer. Some people swim to raise awareness, others walk or run. I grew a mustache. This November was Movember for me. … Continue reading It’s Movember: Did you man up?
Being honest with your doctor about health problems can help prevent disease, cancer in later life Third of three articles in a series about what to expect at different stages of manhood. So, you’ve bypassed the mid-life crisis and now you’re looking forward to finding a place in Florida and spending what’s left of your 401K. … Continue reading Men’s health series: What should I worry about when I’m in my…50s?
Creating a life plan and improving poor health decisions could help keep the pill bottles away in years to come… Second of three articles in a series about what to expect at different stages of manhood. As a man passes over the 40-year mark and falls head-first into “middle-age,” he can begin to experience changes … Continue reading Men’s health series: What should I worry about when I’m in my…40s?
While normally healthy, there are steps thirty-somethings can take to ward off disease. One of three articles in a series about what to expect at different stages of manhood. From 1960 to 2002, the average American man increased in height by one inch, but increased in weight by 20 pounds, according to a study (pdf) … Continue reading Men’s health series: What should I worry about when I’m in my…30s?
Find Out How Prevalent It Is And How You Can Protect Yourself And Your Partner The Centers for Disease Control report that approximately 85 percent of Americans will have some form of Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) in their system during their lifetime. And many of those infected with the virus will never know they have … Continue reading Men: Could you be living with HPV?
Dr. Terry Rascoe Offers Tips For Spouses, Adult Children On How To Get Dad To The Doctor In a survey conducted for the American Academy of Family Physicians, 30 percent of men said they wait as long as possible to see if they will get better before seeking medical treatment. And 36 percent said they … Continue reading Dad Dodging the Doctor?