6 Things for Men to Do With and Without Their Doctor in 2015

Article originally appeared in Charisma Magazine on December 12, 2014 Men are notoriously bad at taking care of themselves. They often need a nudge from their spouse, partner or doctor to keep them healthy. Dudley Seth Danoff, M.D., FACS, men's urologist and expert for more than 30 years, says that men have a tendency to [...]

Men: Reduce Fat, Reduce Your Cancer Risk

Men: Reduce Fat, Reduce Your Cancer Risk This article was originally published on 10/17/14 for www.dralanviau.com A recent report published in Cancer Prevention Research, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, stated that men who ate a low-fat diet with fish oil supplements for four to six weeks before having their prostate surgically removed had a [...]

Insurance Companies Dictating Medical Decisions – A Bad Precedent

An estimated 240,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in America this year.  Hospitals and physicians are always searching for the ultimate treatment for a cure, favorable disease-free survival intervals, decreased patient morbidity, and a reduced risk of secondary cancers and other harmful side effects. Innovative changes have included the widespread use of robot-assisted [...]

Something Fishy About Fish Oil

A new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute confirmed an earlier study in 2011 that found a higher risk of prostate cancer among men who consumed omega-3 fatty acids, raising new questions about the safety of fish oil supplements. […]

Governor Jerry Brown And His Prostate Cancer

It has been widely reported in the media that Jerry Brown, governor of the state of California, has just completed radiation treatment for early prostate cancer. When I saw him on television recently, he looked fit, alert, and vigorous and bore no apparent adverse effects from his treatment. […]

Nonsurgical Treatment For Prostate Cancer Is Gaining Favor

With the current controversy on prostate cancer screening and PSA (prostate-specific antigen) testing, a trend appears to be developing away from aggressive surgical treatment for early-stage localized prostate cancer. […]

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