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Rheta Mankin

Member since: Jul 16, 2014
Published articles: 20

Can Losing Weight Help Prevent Prostate Cancer?

Men who are overweight or obese have higher risk factors for the development of a wide variety of medical conditions. From an increased risk for heart disease to higher risk for development of some...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Apr 18, 2015
Nutrition Support for Prostate Cancer

Eating right is always important at all times in your life. Eating a balanced diet of nutrient-rich food helps to bolster the body’s immune system, maintain an ideal weight, and support the healthy...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jan 01, 2015
Prostate Cancer Market Anticipated to Grow Through 2023

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer in men worldwide. It comes in second only to skin cancer in its number of global cases, representing some 15 percent of all cancers diagnosed in...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jul 30, 2015
Prostate Cancer: Assessing Your Risks

As men age, the screening tests their doctors ask them to undergo are likely to start adding up fast. From making sure heart disease and diabetes aren’t concerns to checking for prostate cancer, older...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Aug 16, 2015
Prostate Cancer: Foods That Help Fight It

With prostate cancer the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in American men getting an edge against the disease is a priority for many. Men who want to increase their chances of avoiding...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jul 30, 2015
Questions to Ask Your Oncologist and Surgeon About Breast Cancer

Undergoing surgery to treat breast cancer can be a very frightening experience. The better armed you are with the facts about your disease, how far it has progressed, and what to expect during...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Sep 24, 2014
Regular Screenings for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer does not discriminate and those who may not consider themselves necessarily high risk may still develop the disease. This is why regular screenings are so vital for protecting yourself...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Nov 03, 2014
What Are the Risks of Seed Implant Therapy?

When the diagnosis is prostate cancer, the treatment options are often many. From traditional surgery to seed implant therapy, the options are all viable and it’s important to explore the pros and...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Nov 19, 2014
Wha’s Involved in Treatment for Prostate Cancer?

When prostate cancer is found in its earliest stages, there are many more treatment options available. But, what about those who need treatment for an advanced form of the disease? Are there...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Aug 22, 2014
Why Monitoring is Sometimes Recommended with Prostate Cancer

A positive diagnosis of prostate cancer doesn’t always mean that a man will face surgery, chemotherapy, radiation of other more aggressive forms of treatment. Sometimes doctors prefer taking a...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer May 27, 2015
Western Diets May Kill Prostate Cancer Survivors

With more than 220,000 new cases of prostate cancer diagnosed annually in the United States, this disease is a concern for all males as they age. This disease is considered the second leading cause of...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jul 30, 2015
Better Lifestyle Habits Don’T Always Stick After Prostate Cancer Treatment

When prostate cancer is the diagnosis, it’s not at all uncommon for men to swing into action, improving their lifestyles in hopes of helping beat the disease. Diet tends to improve, the frequency of...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Apr 18, 2015
Genetic Tests May One Day Identify Prostate Cancer Risks

As prostate cancer continues to earn the dubious distinction of being the second leading cancer killer of American men – just after skin cancer – researchers are seeking out new ways to identify those...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Jul 30, 2015
Grading Prostate Cancer with the Gleason System

A diagnosis of prostate cancer is the beginning of the process of fighting the disease. Not every prostate cancer is the same and, in order for treatment to be appropriate and ultimately as successful...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Cancer Nov 19, 2014
Preventing Prostate Cancer

A new study recently unveiled by the American Association for Cancer Research shows that a low daily dose of aspirin by may reduce the risk of prostate cancer by as much as 17%. While aspirin has long...

Articles > Health & Fitness > Diseases & Conditions Oct 31, 2014
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Author Bio

The Prostate Seed Institute is a non-surgical prostate cancer care center. The founder of the Prostate Seed Institute, Dr. Gregory Echt, is a radiation oncologist who specializes in using radiation to treat cancer.