One in six American men will receive a diagnosis of prostate cancer in their lifetime—but that statistic is meaningless until you are the one diagnosed with prostate cancer. Because prostate cancer is a “silent disease” (only producing symptoms in its advanced stages) most men will be shocked when they receive the news.Weighing the treatment optionsBy Rick Redner
The National Cancer Institute has suggested we change the definition of the word “cancer.” A growing body of research shows that we are overtreating a great many harmless tumors, in the process harming patients and creating much unnecessary medical expense.
For such a small gland, the prostate sure gets a lot of attention, as well it should. When it is working well, the prostate gland goes unnoticed. When it acts up, however, it leads to a whole host of problems ranging from the relatively benign (but very annoying) urinary tract dysfunctions up to the second-leading cause of death among American men—prostate cancer.Modified Citrus Pectin Prevents Spread of CancerBy George L. Redmon, PhD, ND
Imagine you go to the doctor for an annual physical… in general, you feel terrific. Yet during your examination, a screening test reveals that you have cancer. Although you don’t feel sick, you don’t need the doctor to tell you your life might end sooner than later without treatment.The cancer may be gone, but why do you still feel ill?By Julie Silver, MD
A flurry of articles has shown up following the death of Apple founder, Steve Jobs, asserting that “alternative medicine” killed him.Analysis reveals medicine struggling with the unknown.Joseph Pizzorno, ND