Winter 2018

Nutrition and Cancer Care

Good nutrition is key, both during and after cancer treatment. Nutrition is the process by which food is taken in and used by the body for growth, to keep the body healthy and to replace tissues. …more

Insights: Radical Prostatectomy

A radical prostatectomy is surgery to remove the whole prostate gland. The seminal vesicles are removed and nearby lymph nodes may also be removed during this surgery. A radical prostatectomy is a common treatment option for prostate cancer. …more

Did You Know? Low Testosterone

Testosterone is a hormone produced by men and women, but most often is called the "Male Sex Hormone." Testosterone drives more than just your sex drive. In men, it affects physical appearance, mood, bone density, energy level, sex drive, muscle mass and more. …more

Is it Possible for a Man to Break his Penis?

Yes. It is possible for a man to "break" his penis, but not in the same way as you would otherwise break a bone, such as your wrist, since a penis does not contain any bones. However, there is a "break" that can take place in a man's erect penis that my feel similar to a fracture. It can cause extreme pain.…more

What are Kegel Exercises?

Millions suffer from urinary incontinence (urine leakage). Often people feel as if their bladders control their lives, but Kegel exercises may help you control your bladder. Bladder control depends on muscles working together. …more

What is Immunotherapy for Bladder Cancer?

Our immune system helps us to fight things in our body that does not belong there and can harm us. In many cases, this developed as a response to infection (bacteria and viruses). The finding that changed how we treat cancer is that the immune system can effectively fight cancer. …more

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