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Drug-resistant cancers kill millions – here’s how we’re tackling them 2021-01-05

Cancer treatment is often highly effective at first, yet patients tumours sometimes stop responding even to the most advanced therapies. Or in cases where the patient has gone into remission and the cancer has apparently been thwarted, it r…

Movember shavedown: Why you should not get your prostate checked 2021-01-05

As Movember comes to a close, and men flaunt or shave the facial hair they have grown, there is something people should know prostate cancer screening is ineffective and can do more harm than good. Movember is a global charity that raises m…

Monday’s medical myth: men also go through menopause 2021-01-05

Feeling tired and grumpy? Maybe a litte emotional? If youre a middle-aged male, these symptoms might be hormone-related, but no, youre not going through man opause. Its true that signs of mens low testosterone are similar to symptoms of men…

Klinefelter’s syndrome: being unable to produce testosterone has serious implications for men 2021-01-05

Klinefelters syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects approximately one in 450 males. Each cell in the human body has 23 pairs of chromosomes. The sex chromosomes in a female are XX, and XY in men. Typically, men have 46 chromosomes with…

Prostate Cancer Awareness Week 2021-01-05

The Vancouver Sun is running a series of articles on prostate cancer this week. Overview: A look at the statistics and growing awareness of prostate cancer in B.C Live Chat (archived): Dr. Larry Goldenberg, Urologic surgeon and Clinical Res…

Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Awards 2021-01-05

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) today announced the funding of 21 new Young Investigator Awards at 17 leading cancer centers in the U.S. and Canada. Designed to encourage the most innovative minds in cancer research to focus their care…

What's Wrong With Yellow Semen In Males? What Color Should Healthy Semen Be? 2021-01-05

Usually, the components of semen are seminal vesicle fluid, urethral bulbar fluid, epididymis fluid, vas deferens ampulla fluid and other secretions. It may be the first time in your life that you've seen these unfamiliar items, but they sil…