The Case Against Active Surveillance or Watchful Waiting For Prostate Cancer

I write this article with two very interesting perspectives and viewpoints. Firstly, I am a urologist. I treat a lot of prostate cancer. In fact, I have one of the largest prostate cancer practices in the United States. I regularly see patients from all over our state, from other states and from countries throughout the […]

PROSTATE CANCER…MY STORY

I have just been treated for prostate cancer. This is my personal story. My prostate cancer was diagnosed last year. My internist, as part of my annual check-up, ordered a PSA blood test and I requested that a “free” PSA be added to the total PSA level that is typically done. The next step was […]

PROSTATE CANCER…MY STORY

I have just been treated for prostate cancer.  This is my personal story.  My prostate cancer was diagnosed last year.   My internist, as part of my annual check-up, ordered a PSA blood test and I requested that a “free” PSA be added to the total PSA level that is typically done. The next step […]

Precision Focused Biopsies. A New Way to See If You Have Prostate Cancer

I’ve been a practicing urologist for just over 30 years. I have always stressed the importance of annual prostate screening because early diagnosis saves lives.  While some feel that delaying the diagnosis or treatment of prostate cancer is justified, rising death rates from prostate cancer show that this approach is ill advised.  Prostate cancer is […]

Incontinence Under-reported in Younger Women

Many people don’t know that bladder control problems are one of the most common health problems that women face every day. A mistaken belief is that urinary incontinence is more prevalent in middle-aged to older women, especially those who’ve had a baby. Many believe the bladder problems are a part of getting older. However, according […]