Entries by Janet

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Does Shockwave Therapy Work for ED?

If you’re struggling with ED, you may be wondering whether the latest miracle cure is actually a miracle cure.  You’re right to wonder.  The world of treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED) is complicated; add in emotional stuff like frustration and hope, and it can be even tougher to figure out what to do.  And here’s […]

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Block SRCs, Kill Prostate Cancer?

This is part of On the Horizon:  a series written with the sole purpose of sharing hope:  showing you some of the new treatments that are being developed to fight cancer that has defied everything else.  Because I write for the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s website, I get to interview scientists developing highly promising treatments that […]

Your Gums and the Risk of Alzheimer’s

What does the health of your gums have to do with your brain? Apparently, more than anyone ever knew.  Having periodontal disease raises your risk of getting other serious health problems; one of them is Alzheimer’s disease. New studies may have pinpointed not only the cause of Alzheimer’s; they also may have identified a way to […]

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Regular Guy, Exceptional Responder

I’ve said it before, because this is what some of the finest researchers in prostate cancer have told me:  The goal for aggressive prostate cancer is to find out which genes are involved and treat with gene-specific medicine — ideally, even preventing the need for androgen deprivation therapy (ADT).  We’re not there yet, but some […]

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My Prostate Cancer Talk

I’ve had a lot of requests to print a talk I recently gave. Here it is. — Janet Recently, I took part in a large, two-day community cancer seminar in Prescott, Arizona, presented by Prescott United Methodist Church.   Many people have asked for copies of my talk, so here it is.  Readers of this blog […]