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Cancer – prostate cancer

Diseases

Qualy #53 – Screening for prostate cancer

Today’s episode of The Qualys is from podcast #39 – Ted Schaeffer, M.D., Ph.D.: How to catch, treat, and survive prostate cancer.  

Treatments

#42 – Avrum Bluming, M.D. and Carol Tavris, Ph.D.: Controversial topic affecting all women—the role of hormone replacement therapy through menopause and beyond—the compelling case for long-term HRT and dispelling the myth that it causes breast cancer

“We welcome the criticism and the discussion, that way we will all learn. We don’t claim to have the final answer, but we think that this book [Estrogen Matters] represents an important step forward in empowering women and helping them live longer and live better.” —Avrum Bluming

Diseases

#39 – Ted Schaeffer, M.D., Ph.D.: How to catch, treat, and survive prostate cancer

“With our algorithm. . .you can reduce biopsies by about one third, reduce detection of low-grade cancer by about one third, and you actually don’t compromise the detection of higher grade disease. . .we have great tools to offer people very sophisticated screening for their prostate cancer.” —Ted Schaeffer

Understanding science

Lack of context may fuel spread of unintended consequences

A recent study on diet and prostate cancer suggests we need to be more careful communicating and interpreting information.

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