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BY Mena El-Sharkawi

As an executive at an oil and gas service company, Andy Moriarty often shares safety messages with his employees. Lately, these messages have become a lot more personal and health-centered.

“I’m not bashful about this disease,” says Andy, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer at age 57. “I caught it so early because every October, I pick up the phone and schedule my annual physical.”

During his last checkup, a blood test...

Cancerwise blog post: Survivor uses prostate cancer treatment story to motivate others into getting prostate cancer screenings

BY Kellie Bramlet Blackburn

As a cancer caregiver, you’ve probably been told it’s important to take care of your own physical and mental health, too. But sometimes that...

BY Laura Nathan-Garner

One in two men will be diagnosed with cancer during their lifetime. And, one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, the second...

BY Adelina Espat

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. In observance of this month, MD Anderson encourages men to start making healthier choices for prostate health.

It's true no doctor can guarantee you won't get cancer if you make these healthy choices. But, the research is clear on this point --making healthy choices now means you'll be less likely to develop the disease later.

And, even if you do get prostate cancer, being...

BY Shalin Shah, M.D. and John Papadopoulos, M.D.

There has been a great deal of discussion in the news, at medical meetings, within advocacy groups and among men for some time now about the...

BY Will Fitzgerald

After a series of contentious debates about the value of the prostate-specific antigen, or PSA test as it's widely known, the U.S. Preventive...