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Bladder Cancer Basics: What You Should Know

26 November 2012

Try as you might, you cannot ignore the symptoms of an irritated bladder. The frequent urge to go, burning while urinating, pain while urinating, pelvic pain, back pain, and especially blood in the urine can all be signs that something’s not right. Each of these symptoms requires medical attention – whether the result of a […]

Movember Prostate Cancer Take-Away

21 November 2012

Movember has taken the world by storm and ‘stache. Each November it is a great pleasure to watch the world come together, turning a global eye toward prostate cancer, testicular cancer, lung cancer, and a host of other men’s health issues.

Zytiga: A New Late-State Prostate Cancer Option

23 September 2011

On top of the wealth of prostate cancer articles during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, this week we learned of the launch of Zytiga in the U.K. Already approved here in the U.S., Zytiga is a relatively new drug treatment for men with advanced, aggressive prostate cancer. Men who have what is referred to as mestastic […]

Prostate Cancer Treatment: Match Between HIFU And Robotic Prostate Surgery And The Winner Is?

15 September 2011

The good news about prostate cancer is that the medical community continues to work toward new and improved treatment options. With a quick Google search you can find hundreds of articles and web sites full of prostate cancer treatment options. Some are factual, based on sound research and medical expertise while others are more embellished […]

Bone Scans and CT Scans for Prostate Cancer Patients

6 September 2011

As we talk more about early prostate cancer screening this month, it’s helpful to understand more about the diagnostic process. Following the detection of an elevated PSA level, patients typically move on to a prostate biopsy. Once the biopsy confirms the presence of prostate cancer, a doctor must then determine the extent of the cancer. […]

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month Brings News of More Precise Prostate Cancer Screening on the Horizon

1 September 2011

Even better than discussing the benefits of early prostate cancer screening, is the fact that I can share some promising news about advancements in our testing resources. This month, Urology will publish the findings of a three-hospital study on a new urine-based prostate cancer test created by AnalizaDX, Inc., a Cleveland-based biotech company. Hospitals in […]

Prostate Cancer Urine Test on the Horizon

29 August 2011

There is promising new research in the area of prostate cancer detection that I’d like to share with you. As you know, Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) screening is the universal standard for early detection of prostate cancer in men. I, along with my colleagues in the medical community, routinely stress the need for men to […]

Bone Scans and CT Scans for Prostate Cancer Patients

26 August 2011

As we talk more about early prostate cancer screening this month, it’s helpful to understand more about the diagnostic process. Following the detection of an elevated PSA level, patients typically move on to a prostate biopsy. Once the biopsy confirms the presence of prostate cancer, a doctor must then determine the extent of the cancer. […]

Tomatoes and Broccoli: Part of Your Prostate Wellness

17 August 2011

There is a lot to read about the benefits of certain foods in the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer. Prominent among these “super foods” are tomatoes and broccoli. Tomatoes are rich in the antioxidant lycopene and broccoli is stacked with sulforaphane. Many studies indicate that a diet high in lycopene can reduce the risk […]

Sex After Prostate Surgery

10 August 2011

Men facing prostate cancer experience a wide range of emotions and fears about treatment, survival and cure. Robotic prostatectomy procedures, performed to remove the prostate gland and all surrounding cancer, provides very good results but can add to the fears that men have. Primarily, men want to know if they will be able to have […]

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