Erectile Function in Men with Prostate Cancer

By: Alexander Pastuszak, M.D., Ph.D. Prostate cancer can be a real downer for a man’s erections, both literally and figuratively.  The stress that comes with a diagnosis of prostate cancer can impact a man’s ability to have an erection, and even having a prostate biopsy to diagnose cancer can increase one’s risk of erectile dysfunction […]


Minimizing Prostate Cancer Overdiagnosis without Missing the Target

By: Alexander Kutikov, MD, FACS; David Y.T. Chen, MD, FACS At Fox Chase Cancer Center, we strive to strike a better balance between over-treatment of patients with a low risk prostate cancer and under-treatment of those individuals who are likely to succumb to this disease. In 2012, the United States Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) […]


Are Nitrite-Free and Grass-Fed Meats Less Harmful?

Are Nitrite-Free and Grass-Fed Meats Less Harmful? The short answer is we don’t know. Some of these newer animal products like nitrite-free and pasture-raised meats have not been studied heavily, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR). One study found less multi-drug resistant bacteria contamination on organic chicken, compared with conventional chicken. Organic chicken […]


Why does Blue Cure Promote Eating More Plants?

Up to a third, if not more, of all cancers are diet-related. Although there is much in life we cannot control and there is no guarantee a diet change will prevent cancer, there is enough science to support a plant-based diet for prevention. The most potent phytonutrient antioxidant compounds are found in plants. In fact, […]

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