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Prostate Cancer

Dr. Dave Hnida (credit: CBS)

Those Medical Recommendations? Ah … Never Mind

For years, men have been told to have screening for prostate cancer beginning at age 40. But now even the nation’s leading urologists say that may be bad advice. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida sorts out the latest advice for prostate cancer screening.

05/05/2013

CBS4's Justin McHeffey talks with Dan Zenka (credit: CBS)

Rock ‘N’ Roll Denver Marathon Raises $$ For Prostate Cancer Research

Runners will be filling downtown Denver for Saturday’s Sports Authority Rock ‘n’ Roll Denver Marathon & ½ Marathon.

09/21/2012

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Lace Up The Blue Shoes To Fight Prostate Cancer

The Blue Shoe Run is coming up. It’s a race for the fight against prostate cancer.

09/02/2012

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To PSA or Not To PSA? I’m As Lost As You

It’s a standard test for all men over 50. But now a group of experts say the test may do more harm than good. Dr. Dave Hnida looks at whether the PSA blood test should be on your to-do list, or whether you should just say no to testing.

05/21/2012

Doctors review PET scans of a patient being treated at the Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Aug. 15, 2005, in Baltimore. Since its inception in 1973, the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins has been dedicated to better understanding human cancers and finding more effective treatments.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Does Prostate Cancer Screening Cause More Harm Than Good?

A controversial recommendation for men is coming our way — it says the routine use of the PSA blood test may do more harm than good. The recommendation comes from the U.S. Preventitive Screening Task Force– the same group that recommended against routine mammography for women at age 40. CBS4 Medical Editor sums up the report, and has some advice.

10/06/2011

An image from the previous Blue Shoe Run and Walk (credit: CBS)

Fight Prostate Cancer One Step At A Time

Whether it’s for your father, your husband, brother or friend, you can help fight prostate cancer — one step at a time.

09/17/2011

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