Prostate Cancer

Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
June 16, 2019 - 9:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Many people started their Father’s Day in Philadelphia by running or walking on MLK Drive to benefit the fight against prostate cancer and raise awareness for one of the most common cancers in men. The Philadelphia Father’s Day Run used to be known as the Gary Papa...
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doctor and patient
Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
January 09, 2019 - 8:48 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A gel-like implant is helping to make prostate cancer treatment easier for men to handle. Radiation treatment to the prostate can cause big issues with the rectum. It sits directly behind the prostate and will also receive the radiation. Dr. Wayne Pinover, a radiation...
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Dreamstime
July 17, 2018 - 8:01 pm
By Maritza Moulite (CNN) -- People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. -- or at least two hours before going to sleep -- have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who eat after 10 p.m. or go to bed shortly after supper, researchers found. "The mechanisms are not clear," said Dr...
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Prostate Cancer
April 12, 2018 - 11:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- For men with prostate cancer, the emotional toll of the disease often can be greater than its physical impact. That's according to a new survey by Philadelphia-based Health Union. Among the top "daily frustrations" for the respondents: "sexual dysfunction, bladder...
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