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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September is here, and while it may mean the end of summer, it’s also a time to get into action, it’s Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. A time for organizations, the media, and individuals like you to work together and speak out about prostate cancer and the benefits of early detection. Whether you have a busy […]

5 Tips for Women on How to Encourage Men to be Healthier

5 Tips for Women on How to Encourage Men to be Healthier

Written by: Imani Lester Make it easier. You are his biggest support system. Help him by researching treatment options, health facilities that make him feel comfortable, and LISTEN to his needs. Observe what activities make him happy and do them together. Make it fun! Being healthy does not have to be painful or hard. Look […]

Prostate Cancer and Social Security Disability Benefits

Prostate Cancer and Social Security Disability Benefits Article Written By: Ram Meyyappan One of the primary objectives of the Social Security Administration (SSA) is to provide financial assistance to individuals who are unable to support themselves due to a medical condition that makes it impossible for them to earn a livable income.  Prostate Cancer oftentimes prevents […]

Top 10 Things Women Should Know About Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer continues to be the second-leading cause of cancer death in men, with over 230,000 men diagnosed with prostate cancer each year. When someone is diagnosed with prostate cancer, the effects of the disease often reach to friends and family, particularly a wife or partner. The diagnosis, treatment and side effects of prostate cancer affect the surrounding family as […]

The Need for Support After Prostate Cancer

The Need for Support After Prostate Cancer

Thoughts and experiences on emotional health and intimacy after prostate cancer in this excellent podcast from Roswell Park Cancer Insitute.