The Month of ‘Movember’

 In Health

The month of November has been recoined by some as Movember, as a fund-raising strategy for prostate cancer awareness. Although this is seemingly a valuable endeavour, it highlights some major flaws in cancer funding.

Despite a steady increase in the number of diagnoses over the past 20 years, deaths from prostate cancer have stayed quite stable. Although oncologists would boast that improved cancer care accounts for the stable death rate – I would counter that an aggressive increase in screening programs have been detecting more non-fatal cancers in men...

Continue reading Dr. Verma’s article for further insight on this issue –

Rishi Verma
Integrative Medicine Physician Medical Director of Balance Medical Center