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Cancer in Men

Treatment Choices for Men With Early-Stage Prostate Cancer

Treatment for prostate cancer often begins a few weeks to months after diagnosis. Use this booklet to help you talk over treatment choices with your doctor before deciding which treatment is best for you. .

Review Date: March 22, 2013

NIH National Cancer Institute

Can Prostate Cancer Be Prevented?

The exact cause of prostate cancer is not known, so at this time it is not possible to prevent most cases of the disease. Many risk factors such as age, race, and family history cannot be controlled. But based on what we do know, some cases might be prevented.

Review Date: February 18, 2013

American Cancer Society

Circumcision Decision

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the skin covering the tip of the penis. Circumcision is a religious or cultural ritual for many Jewish and Islamic families. Circumcision can also be a matter of family tradition, personal hygiene and preventive health care.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Esophageal Cancer- (PDF)

Esophageal cancer can occur anywhere along the lining of the esophagus, the muscular tube that connects the throat to the stomach. This article provides an overview of the disease including the risk factors, statistics and treatment.

Review Date: December 07, 2012

American Cancer Society

Esophageal Cancer: Mayo Clinic

This article offers comprehensive information about esophageal cancer including prevention, symptoms, complications, how to prepare for your appointment, diagnostic tests, treatments, and coping.

Review Date: December 07, 2012

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Prevention Checklist for Men- (PDF)

This pamphlet gives an overview of the cancers that most frequently affect men, and also details who is at risk for developing the cancers. The cancers discussed are prostate, lung, colorectal, and skin. The pamphlet includes updated guidelines for the early detection.

Review Date: February 12, 2013

American Cancer Society

Sexuality for the Man With Cancer

Here is some information about cancer, sex, and sexuality. This information may help you and your partner have open, honest talks about your sex life.

Review Date: November 02, 2011

American Cancer Society

Testicular Cancer - Self-Exam and Diagnosis

Most testicular cancers are found by men themselves. The testicular self-examination, or TSE, is a quick, simple, painless, exam that men can perform on themselves in the privacy of their own home each month.

Review Date: December 31, 2012

The Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation