Prostate Cancer Symptoms 

Prostate cancer may not cause obvious symptoms, especially when the disease is not advanced. But there are red flag prostate cancer symptoms you should know.


Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Symptoms 

Any symptoms of an enlarged prostate need evaluation for cancer. But benign prostatic hyperplasia symptoms are often a non-cancer cause of prostate woes as men age.


Prostate Cancer Staging 

After a prostate cancer diagnosis, your oncologist will research the stage of your disease. Prostate cancer staging is crucial for planning the best treatment.


Is Cancer Hereditary? 

Some cancers may be more common within some families, and you are more likely to inherit them. A better question than "is cancer hereditary" may be: Is cancer genetic?

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Should You Get a Gene Test? 

Should you have a gene test? A good reason for a gene test is believing it could help you make an important decision or target your efforts to protect your health.


How Stress Ages You 

Chronic stress can age you prematurely, but working on lowering your stress may help you stay younger longer. Here's what you should know.

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Alcohol and Cancer 

The link between alcohol and cancer might not be obvious, but you should add cancer to the list of reasons you should not over-imbibe. Here's what you should know.


Can Aspirin Prevent Cancer? 

Among the benefits of taking low- dose aspirin, cancer prevention is becoming an area of research. Here's what you should know about aspirin and cancer.


What Are Antioxidants? 

Antioxidants are a category of nutrients found in many common fruits and vegetables. A diet high in antioxidants can reduce the mutations that lead to cancer cells.

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How Psychology Can Fight Cancer 

While it's not the first method of cancer prevention that may come to mind, psychology can reduce your cancer risk, help you feel better, and extend your life.