Prostate Specific Antigen (or PSA) testing is utilized to determine a man’s risk of having prostate cancer. This is a protein that is secreted from the prostate and can be detected in the blood. The difficulty with evaluating and understanding PSA levels is that in...read more
Prostate cancer continues to be the most common cancer diagnosed in men. More than 200,000 people will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. And while there are many successful treatment options including surgical removal or radiotherapy, sometimes the side...read more
As more patients receive abdominal imaging when the present to emergency rooms for pain or in screening other disease, we continue to find more incidental findings. One of the most common of these is finding a small kidney tumor who presented with belly or abdominal...read more
Men with advanced prostate cancer who undergo androgen deprivation therapy are at risk for cardiovasecular disease such as heart attack, stroke, and even sudden cardiac death.read more
Men with advanced prostate cancer can be treated with androgen derivation therapy. ADT reduces the testosterone level which often serves as fuel for prostate cancer cells.read more
There are numerous causes of erectile dysfunction or impotence. Obesity can now be added to the list. Weight loss can through exercise and dieting can result in improvement in a man’s ability to engage in intimacy with his partner.read more
There are numerous causes of cancer including smoking, carcinogens in the food, air pollution, and even excessive exposure to sunlight. Now sleep deprivation may added to an already lengthy list.read more
Impotence\ED impacts both men and women. Help is available and often there are reversible causes that provide a solution to this devestating problemread more
New Guidelines For PSA Screening Nothing has created more controversy in the past few years than screening for prostate cancer using the PSA blood test. The PSA blood test has been available for more than 30 years and has discovered more prostate cancers,...read more
Just a few years ago the U.S Preventive Services Task Force weight in PSA screening for prostate cancer. The USPSTF took several years to get it right. Now the USPSTF is providing advice on guidelines for mammography. The USPSTF is an independent panel of experts...read more
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Advanced Prostate Cancer Can Be Successfully Treated
Men with advanced prostate cancer can be treated with androgen derivation therapy. ADT reduces the testosterone level which often serves as fuel for prostate cancer cells.