May 20th, 2021

Episode #93

Prostate Cancer - What You Can Do

On this episode of Living Beyond 120, Dr Gladden and Dr Young talk about Prostate Cancer

 

Today’s show rundown:

In utero – Prostate and breasts form from the same cellular components – family history of prostate caner could present as breast cancer, and vice versa

Facts about 1 in 8 men diagnosed with prostate cancer / little history of Cancer

Other factors that could make you likely to get Prostate Cancer

Appropriate Testing – how modern testing is better suited to detect than in the pass

If you get tested too often you can move malignant cells around and cause damage

MRI Scans to look for Prostate Cancer

Don’t rely on just one test to get your best picture of where you are at – Triangulate

Apex can discover prostate cancer when a patient is a stage zero, or double zero

Testing needs to look for all things besides just Cancer cells in the prostate.  Some “helpers” like Growth Hormone can make Cancer far worse

What you need to think about if you are concerned about prostate cancer

Hormone replacement can be very effective in making us feel younger

When we use these there is a risk benefit that comes into play

Factor in family history / make informed decisions on testing