Planning ahead is a useful strategy in many aspects of life, even when it comes to the end of life.
If a screening could not just identify, but actually prevent cancer, you'd make an appointment, right? Experts are reminding the public that this can be the case for colorectal cancer.
Preventing the spread of prostate cancer to bones can mean fewer fractures and slower progression of cancer. One medication used for this purpose appears safe, but may not be effective in some patients.
There's some debate on how to handle early prostate cancer. While some doctors recommend surgery to remove the entire prostate, others advise waiting and monitoring to see if the disease advances.
Adding fiber to your diet is generally a healthy choice. It seems that fiber also may decrease the risk of getting a particular kind of colon tumor.