Focal Treatment For Prostate Cancer

A new article about HIFU from the University of Miami is now out: Prospective Evaluation of Focal High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) for Patients with Localized Prostate Cancer.   Focal treatment, meaning treating only the area of the prostate which has...

Prostate Cancer Treatment Update

Prostate Cancer Treatment Update Amazing advances have been occurring in prostate cancer detection, diagnosis, staging, and treatment, and many of these have been discussed here previously.  While most cases of prostate cancer detected early are curable with...

Is It The Bladder or the Prostate?

The prostate is instantly blamed for most Las Vegas men having any difficulty with urinating such as frequency, urgency, waking up several times at night to urinate, slow stream, having to void twice in a row to feel empty, or not even feeling empty. However,...

Changes In Prostate Cancer Screening Recommendations

As expected and as had been predicted in previous blogs here, the US Services Preventive Task Force (USPSTF) reversed their misguided prostate cancer screening recommendations and now recommend the screening in informed and interested patients between the ages of 55...

Are Surgeons & Professional Athletes Alike?

Are surgeons & professional athletes alike more than they realize? A recent article discusses the differences and similarities between highly trained surgeons & professional athletes. Perhaps there are more similarities than one would first expect. How Can...