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breast cancer

What’s the difference between male and female breast cancer?

Have you ever known a man who’s had breast cancer?  If you answered “no” that is not uncommon.  Breast cancer in men is a rare disease. In fact, less than 1% of all breast cancers occur in men.  It is estimated that in 2021, around 2,650 men will hear the words, “You have breast cancer,”… Read more

Losing weight

The right steps to getting a slim and trim waistline

What’s the one area of the body most people are unsatisfied with the most?  There’s a very good chance most will say their waistline. Why? Both men and women who carry excess weight from the hips up known as excess belly fat (called visceral fat), can accumulate with age creating serious health risks, even if… Read more

Breast cancer foundation

10 Breast cancer myths busted

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, providing a chance to raise awareness about the importance of detecting breast cancer early. The good news is that most women will survive breast cancer when found and treated early.  There have been thousands of articles written about breast cancer, yet there are still many misunderstandings associated with… Read more

MRI - Magnetic resonance imaging scan device in Hospital. Medical Equipment and Health Care. CT - Computerized Tomography Scan Device in Hospital.

MRI’s role in avoiding unnecessary biopsies for detecting prostate cancer

There was a time when any man with an abnormally high prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level would be advised to have a biopsy making the determination of prostate cancer or not. The PSA is not 100% accurate and if the results suggest possibly cancer, further tests will be needed to confirm the diagnosis. The test most… Read more

fatigue

8 Medically related reasons for feeling fatigued

We’ve all felt fatigued from staying up late on a weekend, skipping breakfast and existing on junk food, or working longer hours. Those reasons are fairly easy to fix with a few lifestyle adjustments improving your energy levels. But what if your energy drain is something more concerning that should be brought to your doctor’s… Read more