men's health

Prostate Cancer: Global Factors

We don't fully understand the reason but prostate cancer varies in prevalence and severity depending on a person's ethnicity, lifestyle and where they live. Genes, diet, chronic stress and poor nutrition play a part but they are not the entire explanation.

Prostate Cancer: Low Risk vs High Risk

The word cancer is powerful and frightening but in the case of prostate cancer there is a wide spectrum of risk. Most men with prostate cancer in the US die from heart attacks. Professor Matthew Cooperberg explains how cancer is a spectrum of biology that physicians are really only just starting to understand.

Surviving Prostate Cancer

Professor Roger Kirby is one of Britain's leading prostate cancer surgeons and he is a prostate cancer survivor. "My quality of life is better because every day I wake, I feel lucky to be alive, and that is because of early detection and robotic surgery."

Prostate Cancer: Looking after Yourself

The major killers of men in their 50s, 60s and 70s are heart disease, prostate disease and bowel cancer. Professor Roger Kirby of London says these can be identified and treated before they take hold but men have to change their attitude to health.

Prostate Cancer: Smart Screening

The answer to reducing fatalities from prostate cancer is PSA screening but it is a double-edged sword according to Professor Peter Carroll of San Francisco. The key is to detect the disease, carefully evaluate the risk and then treat selectively, ensuring the man understands all his options.

Prostate Cancer: Imaging & Tailoring Treatment (2 of 3)

Technology has made imaging a critical component of medical treatment. Professor Jelle Barentsz uses a ‘smart’ targeted, 3D MRI to make precise and accurate cancer diagnoses. His specialist imaging reduces the uncertainty when making a cancer diagnosis and improves treatment outcomes.

Prostate Cancer: Take Charge (1 of 3)

Renowned Dutch radiologist Professor Jelle Barentsz uses imaging to reduce the uncertainty that can exist when making a prostate cancer diagnosis. He likens prostate cancer treatment to finding your way through a maze.

Men's Health: Don't Change Much

While women's, children's and indigenous health are all in the spotlight, men's health is totally invisible. Professor Larry Goldenberg has 30 to 50 year old men squarely in his sights believing they are the missing piece of the family health puzzle. His message: Don't Change Much!