Category Archives: Prevention

Breast Cancer Survivability for Men and Women

While breast cancer is predominately a woman’s disease – men also get it. The 5 to 10 year survival rate after breast cancer diagnosis for both men and women is ~90% to 80%. While serving in the active duty Air Force during the mid-80s, I was shocked and surprised when my good friend Walter at the ripe old age of 19 years old was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer and went through life changing surgery. (more…)

Lose Weight Permanently through Lifestyle Change

What action plan will you implement this year to safely achieve your weight loss goal? And how will you successfully sustain the positive lifestyle change effort to see those results last long term? The most common and desired fitness goal without a doubt is weight loss. Everyone I’ve ever talked to has a desire to keep excess weight off – feel better and be of good health. But to do it right requires more than applying a (more…)

Testicular Cancer Signs, Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Testicular cancer statistically affects men between the ages of 20-39 and mostly white males.  Those with abnormal testicles, such as undescended (cryptorchidism); or have a family history of testicular cancer are more at risk to get the same disease. Testicular cancer is highly treatable even if spreading beyond the groin area. There is 1 of 7 treatments, or combinations of such that may be applied to mitigate this form of cancer. Although successful treatment is (more…)