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BY Mike Zenner

I’m an average guy that has never been that concerned about my health care. But once I got into my 60s, I started doing annual exams and cancer screenings. I’m a native Houstonian and after spending most of our married life here, my wife Marie and I relocated to the Fredericksburg area after retirement.

When I had my annual physical exam done there in February 2020, blood work showed my prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels...

Prostate cancer survivor Mike Zenner with his wife, Marie

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

Many prostate cancer patients don’t need surgery. But for young patients with prostate cancer that hasn’t spread, a surgery called a prostatectomy...

BY Molly Adams

Prostate cancer treatment options can include surgery, radiation therapy and hormone therapy. But some men are candidates for active...

BY Heather Alexander

The Mediterranean diet can help reduce your risk for many diseases. It helps prevent heart disease and strokes, and has been linked to a lower risk for many cancers.

Now researchers at MD Anderson have found that this largely plant-based diet may also slow prostate cancer progression.

That’s important news for prostate cancer patients who often put off treatment to avoid its impact on their quality of life.

“Men who...

Some ingredients found in teh Meditteranean diet are shown on a board: salmon, walnuts, olive oil and avocado.

BY Rob Gales

In spring 2017, I went in for a routine physical and heard the words that no guy wants to hear: “You have late-stage aggressive prostate cancer...

BY Bradd Bump

Prostate cancer runs in my family. My father, older brother and twin brother are all prostate cancer survivors. I received my own diagnosis...

BY Gregg Davis

At my annual physical in 2019, a blood test showed my PSA levels had increased. I was also experiencing symptoms such as frequent need to...

BY Clayton Boldt, Ph.D.

Studying new cancer therapies through clinical trials is essential for progress in cancer care. Phase I clinical trials are designed to evaluate...

BY Molly Adams

Sexuality is part of living a fulfilling life, but sometimes a cancer diagnosis or treatments can affect desire, arousal or sexual function...