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Can You Spot the Signs of Ovarian Cancer?
Ovarian cancer is difficult to treat successfully unless it's spotted early. It's also more common in older women, so anyone who has an older female friend or relative should know what to look out for. This article gives you signs that might indicate ovarian cancer.
Could You Spot the Signs of Prostate Cancer?
Around one in ten men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some time in their lives, but around three-quarters of all cases are in men aged over 65. Learn the signs of prostate cancer.
Could You Recognize the Signs of Pancreatic Cancer?
During their lifetime, 16 out of every 1,000 people will receive a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. Although survival rates are improving, pancreatic cancer is still essentially incurable; 4 out of 5 sufferers die within a year of diagnosis. Just like any other cancer, early detection increases the likelihood of effective treatment, so make sure that you know the signs, for yourself and for those you love.
Cataract Surgery: Risk with Flomax, Bladder, Prostate Meds. Here's What You Need to Know
According to the National Eye Institute, one in every six Americans over age 40 has a cataract. A cataract forms when the lens of the eye clouds over. Vision is not usually affected early on, but over time, becomes increasingly blurred and dim. When that occurs, the treatment of choice is surgery. In order to reduce the risk of complications, however, your eye surgeon needs to know about your medication history, both past and present. Of particular concern are certain drugs taken by men for prostate conditions and prescribed to women for various urinary problems.

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