John McHugh, MD is a urologist who has been treated for prostate cancer. He authors the blog "Prostate Diaries" and wrote The Decision, a book that describes the decision-making process for the newly diagnosed prostate cancer patient. He is also the creator of the ProstateMD iPhone app, which provides information about prostate cancer decision-making.
Gabe Canales was diagnosed with prostate cancer at age 35 and has made it his mission to raise younger men's awareness about the disease. Canales is the founder of Blue Cure Foundation, a nonprofit organization that strives to increase funding for research and encourage preventive "anticancer" dietary and lifestyle habits. He blogs for the Huffington Post and the Houston Chronicle, and speaks regularly around the U.S. to spread prostate cancer awareness.
Joel Nowak is Director of Advocacy and Advanced Prostate Cancer Programs at Malecare, Inc., a patient-focused forum for men with prostate cancer, their families and healthcare providers. Nowak is a four-time cancer survivor living with advanced prostate cancer. He has written a free downloadable guide to advanced and recurrent prostate cancer, provided testimony at the FDA and guest-blogged for sites including PSA Rising and PatientPower.
Kevin Pho, MD is the author of KevinMD.com (voted best medical blog in 2008), a contributor for USA Today and a primary-care provider at Nashua Medical Group. Forbes called KevinMD.com a "must-read health blog," and CNN named @KevinMD one of its five recommended Twitter health feeds.
Dan Zenka is the senior vice president of communications for the Prostate Cancer Foundation and author of the blog "My New York Minute." Zenka was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2010 and started writing on his blog to share information and patient perspectives. He shares his personal experiences and stories of his journey with prostate cancer to encourage men to talk about prostate cancer.
Tara Parker-Pope is a columnist for The New York Times and writes their daily health blog, "Well." The blog features and stories focus primarily on small everyday decisions about food, family and fun that ultimately influence long-term health and happiness. Prior to joining the publication, Parker-Poke wrote health and wellness articles for the Wall Street Journal's "Health Journal" column.
Leah writes the blog "Living with Prostate Cancer: A Wife's Passion," which tells personal stories of dealing with prostate cancer through the eyes of someone close to a prostate cancer patient. Leah's blog is part of the network of blogs associated with Malecare, Inc., a patient-focused forum for men with prostate cancer and their families and healthcare providers.
Matthew Schmitz, MD is the About.com Guide to prostate cancer. He has worked closely with prostate cancer patients and their loved ones throughout his career. He has a passion for educating patients and their loved ones about prostate cancer, and for making their experience with the disease as easy as possible.
Deborah Kotz provides health and wellness information to readers on Boston.com through the blog "Daily Dose". She has been writing about health for two decades and previously worked as a senior writer for US News & World Report. Kotz attended Cornell University and currently lives in the Washington D.C. area.
David B. Samadi, MD is a health columnist for FoxNews.com and serves as the Vice Chairman, Department of Urology and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. A board-certified urologist, Dr. Samadi is a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of urologic diseases, kidney cancer, bladder cancer and prostate cancer.
One of the most common cancers among men, prostate cancer can be very aggressive and spread to your bones and other organs. Cancer usually develops very slowly in the prostate gland, which produces fluid that helps create a man's ...semen. If found early, when the cancer is confined only to the gland, prostate cancer is very treatable. More