Active Surveillance Treatment as Option for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

Active surveillance is one of the 6 viable treatment options for men with prostate cancer who do not undergo immediate radical treatment such as surgery or radiation therapy.   Cancer of the prostate often grows slowly; therefore active surveillance is used as a strategy to manage early stage, low risk prostate cancer, without taking immediate

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7 Ways To Prevent a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) This Summer

Urinary tract infections are one of the most common infections among individuals, especially women. UTIs are responsible for more than 8.1 million visits to physicians’ offices per year and about five percent of all visits to primary care physicians. Approximately 40 percent of women and 12 percent of men will experience at least one symptomatic

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6 Treatment Options for Localized Prostate Cancer

About 1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located between the bladder and the penis that plays a vital role in male reproduction. More than 3 million cases of prostate cancer are reported in the U.S. each year. There are a lot of

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Urology Trend: March Vasectomy Madness

There’s an interesting Urology trend in March we thought we would share. It seems that every year around March, our appointments are filled with male vasectomies, and we have a theory of why that is... The choice to get a vasectomy in March often boils down to the guilt-free ability to enjoy March Madness. For

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The Surprising Link Between Bladder Cancer and Smoking

Although tobacco has been a common link to cancer, it might surprise you that smoking is actually the single biggest risk factor for bladder cancer!

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5 Signs Your Partner Might Have Peyronie’s Disease

Peyronie's disease is caused by scar tissue, called plaque, that forms inside the penis, making it curve upward or to the side, causing discomfort and penile deformity.

A Woman’s Guide to Treating Urinary Incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence is typically seen when women laugh, cough, sneeze, lift something heavy, or engage in strenuous physical activity, such as running. In its most severe form, stress incontinence may even occur with movements as small as rolling over in bed or standing up.

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10 Foods to Avoid With an Overactive Bladder

Many byproducts of what you eat and drink are directly excreted into the urinary tract. If your diet consists of foods or drinks that are known bladder irritants, your OAB symptoms may become worse. So take precaution and avoid these foods and beverages that may irritate the bladder:

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Answers to Your Top Questions About Kidney Cancer

Demographically, the average age of diagnosis is 64 years. Approximately 62,000 people each year are diagnosed with this disease and although it affects both sexes, it is more common in men. Below we’re answering some of the top questions about the causes and treatment of kidney cancer.

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Preventing and Passing Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are mineral deposits that build up over time as the kidneys remove waste products, minerals, and excess water from our blood.

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