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Bladder cancer: What to know about BCG treatment

Bacillus Calmette–Guerin is a form of immunotherapy that doctors can use to treat some forms of bladder cancer. Following surgery to remove the cancer, this treatment can help prevent the cancer from returning. In this article, we will discuss what Bacillus Calmette–Guerin (BCG) therapy is, when doctors use it, and what to expect during treatment.… Read More »

Do You Know a Guy With Penis Dysmorphia?

The average size of an erect penis is *big drumroll* 5.8 inches. Which, as an iconic study from 2013 discovered, is smaller than most men (people who have penises they could measure on their own) think it is. And in an online survey from 2006 of more than 25,000 men, almost half of the participants… Read More »

Confused about cancer? Here's what we really do know about its causes

By Jonathan R. Goodman RED meat, cellphones, plastic drinking bottles, artificial sweeteners, power lines, coffee… Which of these have been linked with cancer? If you are unsure, you aren’t alone. The problem isn’t a lack of information. Rather, we are bombarded with so much information and misinformation about what might cause cancer that it is… Read More »