The Enlarged Prostate – Shrink It, Remove It, or Best of All is to Open It!

For reasons not entirely known, men’s prostate gland, that walnut sized organ at the base of the bladder that surrounds the urethra or the tube that allows urine to pass from the bladder to the outside of the body, grows and impacts a man’s quality of life.  By the...

Patients Guide to Prostate Cancer Testing

The holy grail of a single test to diagnose prostate cancer is not available at this time.  The PSA test or prostate specific antigen is a blood test that measures a protein produced in the prostate gland.  It is elevated in men with prostate cancer.  However, it is...

Prostate Biopsy Negative? What’s Next?

There are over 1 million men who have a prostate biopsy each year.  Many of the biopsies are negative.  What can a man do who has an elevated PSA level and a negative biopsy to be certain that he doesn’t have prostate cancer and avoid having a second biopsy? Lots of...


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