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The Truth About Prostate Cancer
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I also think there's been a lot of talk recently about the prostate And I thought we you know their president for a lot of listeners lot of calls coming in about it as well so there's that stage beekeeper comes out. Two papers come out and natural medicine what sort of Bible. Medical academic information spreads the New York Times so to speak plus Washington Post rolled up and one. Talk conductors of what's new and these two papers said okay you know what the -- has been fighting quibbling about PSAs prostitutes having engine test. That we on the show many times a minute folks get as a -- extreme to see if you. Prostate cancer but we've always felt. I've always been taught that the problem with PSA test is is not that there's only reflect. What you have cancer -- it reflects whether or not you have inflammation irritation of the cells of the prostate So just to clear on that definition anyway these two neighbors came out and they startled a lot of stocks by arguing that. The benefit of a PSA test and truly changing your life expectancy might be a lot less than we thought maybe we're introducing more headaches and we actually after -- Walk us through Europe dock costs around this. Well you know of everything you said it is actually true we discussed this before it was -- interest in his first let's describe what is it PSA test is prostate specific antigen It turns out it's approaching that's made in the prostate that interestingly enough liquefied semen. Lot of people don't know that that is what happens to do is he's always there that's why it's there in the defies the -- So it's kind of interest things sort of will -- -- for this we have it. -- I think if that's right for fertility of course but we've used it over the years in the late eighties is when we started I really using it to a great extent. To detect we thought prostate cancer -- turns out exactly like you said it's more. You can debt diagnose inflammation or infection of the prostate a lot better than cancer so it turns out to get a PSA testing Jack comes into my office. He gets elevated PSA -- that most of the time three or four -- times. That's because of inflammation. So it's it's good it's really a better marker for prostate infection -- inflammation and cancer. So it's one of these things and say it's a test that you know screening tool it's -- very. Sensitive. But not very specific when it really means is you pick him up everything to -- a
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-- that. So you -- yet and he's -- answer right. Annual prostate cancer who is younger than age seventy your. No attendant and -- to explain what is about the digital age and that bothers you so much. Well -- we'll solve this like a price they almost let this is like the unknown you don't know you know what it's about. They told me that after forty years always was going to be here. Sounds like you and me we're comfortable with over to digital things. All right that's a book double think most prostate cancer -- 85%. Start on the outside the prostate break so we can actually feel with our fingers that it. Any other -- there is a test called a digital. Rectal ultrasound. I don't think with the ultrasound in -- indirect and -- -- -- -- -- -- to see it you see some ads or yellowish picture that's prostate in the blue round. Is is in other parts you might never let open space for the probe is that direct. We know that's bigger than my finger -- so out we don't recommend that as your basic screening test for that is more sensitive in his two cents -- these aren't important we're not sure there. That there were the
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get a lot more tests. And these tests include things like that prostate specific antigen . Which is not a marker for cancer percent but it's a marker of a problem with the prostate . And we -- easily irritated and will release -- chemical into the bloodstream and we can pick it up a simple blood -- we -- that we do rectal exams which you won't like. But it's a very simple easy way to make sure that He doesn't have prostate cancer . -- which is a disease in young men and which you can find early -- the big difference. And they're sisters are
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list of of good viable treatments for for a healthy men with prostate cancer . But really it's. -- be cared and what's my best -- my best chance for care and then number two. I wanna be comment and I wanna be able to recover my potency. And although it seems that you put cancer and urinary control policy in the same sentence the truth of the matter is. Younger and younger men are being treated for prostate cancer and so. You have a long life expectancy ahead of use is certainly a quality of life is very important. So cancer curious for prostate cancer very good because we're diagnosing them. Very early for the most part and so the -- device becomes a very important factors so that's really what these discussions revolve around it but. If some McCain -- with. A series of biopsies that prostate social -- and six. And I. Mission that's for radiology everybody is that's sort of the borderline when you think it's cancer
How Your Genes Affect Your Health
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about. About genetic testing Iowa department began to go to it is prostate testing not that you all these prostitutes tested but it's a good example. Of how we can be much true drew much smarter we screen for illness understand your genetic predisposition. Or one of the things Adam -- -- that we're curious about it is. There if you screen 101000 men for prostate cancer now. UN dep. Saving very few helping very few. And having risk with some men in ease their way using the genetic testing combined with the PSA abnormalities. To say we can do better this. And that's something that you know early on -- we were starting the company having conversations with three pitches that you can't and and they're -- prostate and that I think that was where we had. So the aha moment with many repeatedly attacked one of our Angel investors from our first round. Came in for the very reason He He has prostate cancer his Brothers have -- campaign is that habit it's obvious there's such a genetic component -- -- back. The problem right now -- you well know is that the estate tax doesn't give you any indication of whether someone's going to have a more. Aggressive form of prostate cancer or it's going to be a very slow progress through that we can just watch and T and being able to differentiate the different. Clump of men of which which group are you end we do -- genetics could become part of the overall assessment so that problem that we don't the data yet. Until our interest is similar to what we're doing in parkinson's. We would love to assemble. A community of 101000 men who had prostate cancer . And they have their history they know what happened today progressed quickly going on today you know do they still have the disease but they're still fine they haven't had to have a treatment. But having those. Clinical end points available and then -- combine that with their genetic profile will enable -- we hoped to do. At least the first half of the research project to see. Is -- something they were born where if it was there genetic -- they were born with it -- you're a slow progress through prostate cancer person the person who is going to be. In a situation where they have aggressive cancer and they need to be treated immediately because we all know there -- effective treatments as well but the good thing with prostate cancer it. Once we can identify these different. Subgroups of patients. We should be able to treat them more appropriately and not just
Is a Prostate Exam Necessary?
Now that Richard, Marcus and Joseph are in their 40s, it's time for them to get prostate exams, just in case. Todd thinks they should fight the insurance company on it, but the others know that although it may be uncomfortable, they're better off getting the exam.
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