Health Topics

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Prostate Health

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in men. You may have friends or family members who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer, and this may make you wonder about what you can do for prostate cancer prevention.

From The Blog

The Survivor Bell

Jane-Marie Bahr shares her personal experience of her last day of radiation treatment at Mayo Clinic Health System.

April 27, 2017

State-of-the-art treatment for prostate cancer

Men diagnosed with prostate cancer have access to state-of-the-art radiation technology in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

April 24, 2017

The importance of health checkups for men

Even if you feel healthy, you should at least get your blood pressure checked and consult with your doctor to make sure you’re getting enough exercise and eating healthy foods, according to Don Smith, M.D., a general surgeon on the Austin campus of Mayo Clinic Health System – Albert Lea and Austin.

July 20, 2014

What is Movember? And what's with all the mustaches?

You might be noticing more mustaches appearing on the faces of men in the next month. While they may make the men in your life a little more dashing, this isn’t a new, hot fashion trend. This is Movember.

Michael Rentzepis, M.D. By Michael Rentzepis November 5, 2013

Men's Health: Prostate cancer risks and treatment

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, an ideal time to learn more about one of the most common cancers in men.

Joe Lee MD By Joe Lee September 11, 2013