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Will Finasteride Prevent Prostate Cancer?

Big headlines announced the results of a new study showing that finasteride (Proscar) reduces the risk of prostate cancer. As a nationally recognized expert on medication side effects and also on pros…


5 Ways to Prevent Unnecessary Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Now that the government panels and medical associations no longer recommend PSA testing, consider this: in the 1980s, before PSA testing, 50,000 men died annually from prostate cancer. In the 1990s, w…


about Jay S. Cohen MD

Jay S. Cohen MD is a prostate cancer survivor, faculty member at the University of California, San Diego, and author of Prostate Cancer Breakthroughs: New Tests, New Treatments, Better Options (2013). Learn more at Contact:

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