U.S. Cancer Deaths Down 20 Percent Over Last Two Decades

According to a new American Cancer Society (ACS) report, fewer people are dying from cancer.

Cancer

Men’s Health Week: Get It Checked

Men face unique health challenges, and one of the most dangerous is their reluctance to seek healthcare. Each year in the week leading up to Father’s Day, Men’s Health Week shines a spotlight on many of the issues that affect the male population. This year, Men’s Health Week runs between June 10th–16th. It is observed as part of the larger Men’s Health Month, which is celebrated during the month of June with screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other health education and outreach activities.

National Men's Health Month

American Urology Association Changes Position on Routine Prostate Testing

The American Urological Association, which in recent years has defended the PSA screening test, has changed it’s position and no longer recommends routine testing for men.

PSA testing

2012: Banner Year for New Drugs

Fueled by new cancer therapeutics, last year the annual new molecular and biological entity approval count from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) saw its highest year since 1997. One-third of the novel products approved by the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) are used to treat cancers of the blood, breast, colon, prostate, skin and thyroid.

FDA approved

The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge

On Saturday, September 22, Urology of Indiana and ZERO — The Project to End Prostate Cancer will be hosting a huge event in Indianapolis — including a 5K race — to raise awareness about prostate cancer.

Indianapolis Great Prostate Cancer Challenge