Prostate Cancer Alert for Zim Young Men

…recent studies show that daily sexual intercourse reduces prostate cancer risk …Free prostate cancer screening currently underway THE Cancer Association of Zimbabwe (CAZ) has expressed concern over the increased cases of Prostate Cancer in Zimbabwe’s black men amidst indications that the most recent case was diagnosed in a man under the age of 40, which is a rare scenario elsewhere. By Michael Gwarisa in Chonhoyi CAZ information officer, Priscilla Mangwiro told journalists at a Media workshop in Chinhoyi yesterday that Zimbabwe was currently recording high cases of prostate cancer as…

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Young Men Also Vulnerable To Prostate Cancer

HealthTimes Reporter EVEN young men in their late 30s are susceptible to Cancer of the Prostate and should visit medical institutions for regular check-ups, a top cancer expert has said. In an interview on ANN7 TV, Cancer Association of South Africa Official, Professor Michael  Herbest said Prostate Cancer was increasingly becoming a menace in younger generations owing to various factors chief among them being genetics, hormonal factors among others. “Just a few days ago, the 2013 statics on cancer were released and revealed that over 7000 men were diagnosed of…

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Early Signs And Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer

  SOURCE: CANCER CENTRE In most cases, prostate cancer symptoms are not apparent in the early stages of the disease. The symptoms of prostate cancer may be different for each man and any one of these symptoms may be caused by other conditions. As a result, routine screenings in the form of digital rectal exams (DRE) and prostate specific androgen (PSA) tests are important. The American Cancer Society recommends that men make an informed decision with their doctor about whether to be tested for prostate cancer, beginning at age 50.…

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