CATEGORY: Cancer


Hormone Therapy and Long Term Mortality

Exciting new article on Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) in The Journal of the American Medical Association. JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association is one of the major pieces of literature that doctors read to obtain new information about[...]
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Hysterectomy – Three Questions You Should Ask

Topics to consider and understand when planning your Hysterectomy. In our last Healthcast we discussed hysterectomies. We learned there are several types of hysterectomies, we discussed what the procedures are like, and why a woman should discuss them with their[...]
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Hysterectomy: How to Choose the Best Procedure for You

You have choices and options when deciding to have your Hysterectomy. Dr. Maupin spent almost thirty years as a Gynecologist, and performed many hysterectomies. This week she is going to explain the three-different hysterectomy types a woman can have. How[...]
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Hot Flashes and Night Sweats Are Not Always Hormonal

Discussing the non hormonal reasons men or women might experience hot flashes and night sweats. It is a part of conventional wisdom and common medical knowledge that hot flashes are caused by hormonal changes.  While it is true that hormonal[...]
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Birth Control Can Protect Women From Certain Cancers For Decades

New research shows taking oral birth control pills may reduce the risk of some cancers. A longitudinal study of forty years duration has just been released from the University of Aberdeen has provided us with the longest ongoing cohort study[...]
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Continuing The Discussion – “The Benefits of Testosterone Pellets”

In part ll of a two part series, Dr. Maupin and Brett continue to discuss the top 15 benefits of testosterone pellets. Benefits of Testosterone Pellet (7 - 15) 7 - An Overall Feeling of Wellbeing It is true that Testosterone[...]
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The Most Common Prostate Screening Method Is Obsolete

This week Dr. Maupin and Brett Newcomb are continuing their conversations about Prostate Cancer, exams, and treatments in aging men. Most of the updated information comes from a recently published article in Huffington Post. You will find this article linked[...]
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What Precludes Beginning Testosterone Replacement?

Prostate Cancer is a real and serious concern for men of a certain age. When we encounter men who are in denial about or resistant to this reality, it causes grave concern. What Precludes Beginning Testosterone Replacement? Current Untreated Prostate[...]
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Iodine and Preventing Breast and Prostate Cancer

Iodine Deficiency is one of the causes of breast and prostate cancer, and unlike many unchangeable risk factors, we can replace iodine and change our risk profile. Dr. Brownstein, M.D. author of Iodine : Why You Need It, Why You[...]
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Postmenopausal Women Taking Metformin For Diabetes Are At Lower Risk For Breast Cancer

Estrogen Treatment is not a risk for breast cancer even though many women and their doctors have believed this mis-information for years. New studies in Europe, conclude what has already been proven in the US. I have always wondered how[...]
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