March 20, 2012

Cycling And Prostate Cancer SignsThe experts of the Royal Surrey County Hospital reported that since the beginning of this year, hundreds of British men were sent for prostate cancer tests since their health care specialists had seen the signs of prostate cancer, including increased levels of blood protein (a prostate-specific antigen known also as PSA). PSA is considered one of the main indicators of this serious disease in men, but it turned out that PSA level rise was caused not by prostate cancer development but by regular bicycle riding. These interesting connections between cycling and prostate cancer signs were observed and briefly studied before, but this did not help a great number of men avoid quite painful (and useless in this case) procedure of biopsy. Read the rest of this entry »