High Soy Diet Reduce Prostate Cancer Risk

World-wide prostate cancer is the 4th most common cancer; however, the incidence of the disease varies markedly geographically. The United States has one of the highest rates of prostate cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, over 240,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every year; this translates into over 2 million prostate cancer survivors [...]

5 Ways to Be Part of the Quiet Revolution in Prostate Cancer Care

There is a quiet revolution taking place in the world of prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. Last year, the US Preventive Services Test Force issued a directive to discontinue PSA testing in men in order to prevent the widespread misinterpretation of PSA findings by doctors and the harmful overtreatment of men. In April of this [...]

Treating Your Prostate Right

Lenox Hill Hospital has recently opened its new state-of-the-art Prostate Cancer Center in Manhattan under my leadership.  The center will specialize in the treatment of prostate cancer, both pre- and post-surgery.  Lenox Hill Hospital and Prostate Cancer Center focus on patient centered care, where the patient and family are included in all medical decisions.   The [...]

Marriage is Good for Men’s Health—Especially When it Comes to Prostate Cancer Risk

If you’re at risk of developing prostate cancer and you’re considering getting a divorce or breaking up with your girlfriend, you might want to get some marriage counseling. According to new research, married men with prostate cancer are 40 percent less likely to die than single men with the disease. There’s no shortage of research [...]

Dr. David Samadi Answers Prostate Cancer Questions

I would like to take a moment to answer some common prostate cancer-related questions and remind you about early screening and treatment options. What is prostate cancer? Prostate cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the prostate. The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system located [...]

Know Your Prostate: Top Surgeon Offers Free Prostate Cancer Screenings

Dr. David Samadi, a world-renowned prostate cancer surgeon is all set to conduct free prostate cancer screenings at the Chian Federation, 4401 Broadway in Astoria, New York 11103 on Saturday, February 16 2013. Men who attend this screening event will receive Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood tests and/or digital rectal exams (DRE) at no charge between 2:30 PM and 6:30 PM. [Read more...]