Men's Health Information Center
A lack of understanding of terminology, health care system distrust, and a lack of prostate cancer knowledge are among the barriers to genomic testing for prostate cancer and prostate cancer research participation among black men.
Among cancer survivors, illness perception may affect patient health-related quality of life and mortality.
Odds of choosing screening up for men with family history, African descent, low socioeconomic status.
REM sleep behavior disorder is commonly seen in older men, and symptoms include violent muscle movements or fighting during the night.
Cases of prostate biopsies resulting in the spread of cancerous cells are rare.
A form of male birth control called Vasalgel, which works by injecting a polymer gel into the vas deferens, is being developed in the United States.
Testosterone therapy is recommended in men with hypogonadism to correct symptoms of testosterone deficiency. Men who are otherwise healthy do not need to be screened for hypogonadism.
A recent cohort study evaluated the risk of developing Alzheimer dementia after ADT in 16,888 men with prostate cancer, 14.2% of whom were treated with ADT.
A urologist did not communicate a patient's abnormal PSA test result because the patient switched to another urologist.
Dr. B, 57, was a urologist with a busy private practice. One of his patients was Mr. O, 69, who had an abnormal PSA result.
Dr. L, 68, was busy. His urology practice was booming and he felt compelled to shuffle patients in and out quickly. As a sole practitioner for close to 30 years, he had specific ideas of how he wanted his office to run.