PROSTATE CANCER

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer occurs when cells of the prostate begin to grow uncontrollably. It is diagnosed in 80% of men who reach the age of 80.

More than 186,000 men in the United States will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year. When caught and treated early, prostate cancer has a cure rate of over 90%. 

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Prostate Cancer

Common Symptoms

There are often no early prostate cancer symptoms, but some men have urinary symptoms and discomfort. Yearly screening with a serum PSA and DRE is a normal part of a urologic examination. If the PSA is elevated then an in office Prostate Biopsy is performed under local Anesthesia to confirm the diagnosis. 

Common Treatment

Prostate cancer treatment options include surgery, chemotherapy, Cryotherapy, hormonal therapy, and/or radiation therapy. In some instances, “watchful waiting” is recommended.

Vasectomy

Vasectomy

A Vasectomy is a procedure performed in the office and considered a permanent method of birth control.
Testicular Cancer

Testicular Cancer

Testicular Cancer occurs in the testicles (testes), which are located inside the scrotum. Compared with other types of cancer, Testicular Cancer is...
Kidney Cancer

Kidney Cancer

In adults, the most common type of kidney cancer is renal cell carcinoma, which begins in the cells that line the small tubes within your...
Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer forms in tissues of the bladder. Most bladder cancers are transitional cell carcinomas
Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer occurs when cells of the prostate begin to grow uncontrollably.
Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability of a man to maintain a firm erection long enough to have successful intercourse.
Hypogonadism

Hypogonadism

Hypogonadism is a medical term which describes a diminished functional activity of the Testicles which results in diminished Sex Hormone...
Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence (loss of bladder control) is a common and embarrassing problem.
Prostatitis

Prostatitis

Prostatitis is a condition described as inflammation or infection of the prostate gland.
Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones

Kidney Stones are a solid concretion or crystal aggregation formed in the kidneys from dietary minerals in the urine.