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Using an MRI to Detect Prostate Cancer—The Challenges

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a scanning technique for creating detailed images of the human body. The scan uses a strong magnetic field and radio waves to generate images of parts of the body that cannot be seen as well with X-rays, CT scans, or ultrasound. Recently, in a video interview with

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Does Cancer Attacks Discriminately?

In the United States, prostate cancer is the second most deadly variety for men, second only to melanoma. Unfortunately, this disease does not hit every man in equal fashion. As a man ages, the likelihood of him developing cancer increases. Men 70 years old and older are at the greatest risk of facing

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Could Exercise Improve the Prostate Cancer Survival Rate?

In the modern United States, prostate cancer is survivable. While some factors play into the general survival of diseases, one major factor is an early diagnosis. Nearly 3.3 million American men are survivors of prostate cancer, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). These men account for 21% of all survivors worldwide.

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