When Do I Need to Have My Prostate Examined?

Prostate cancer is a very real possibility for any man. Around 1 in 9 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lifetime. Common symptoms of prostate cancer may include difficulty urinating, painful urination, loss of bladder control, blood in...

Alternatives to Prostatectomy

The prostate is a walnut sized gland located in men below their bladder. Though it serves the important function of secreting prostate fluid, which is a vital component of semen, it’s also known to cause problems as men age. In fact, prostate cancer is the second most...

Conditions That Affect the Prostate Besides Cancer

The prostate is a small gland that’s exclusive to men. Located below the bladder, the prostate wraps around the tube that carries urine and semen out of the body. Because of its delicate location, the prostate can cause a number of problems should it become swollen or...