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Advanced prostate cancer previously considered inoperable may be operable, curable
...ally removed. "It's considered inoperable by some urologists
and referred to radiation oncology," says Dr. Zinc... He explains that currently only 3 to 4 percent of urologists
are doing more than one prostate cancer surgery per week. As they seek an appropriate surgeon, he en...
Program for abdominal and pelvic health offered at Rush University Medical Center
...shavarzian, Dr. Ece Mutlu and Dr. Carline Quander; urologists
Dr. Christopher Cognac, Dr. Le Elterman and Dr. Jerome Hoeksema; gynecologists Dr. Eric Brown; urogynecologist Dr. Bruce Rosenzweig; physiatrist Dr. Sheila Dugan; physical therapist Vonna Karoghlanian; psychologist Dr. Laurie Keefer, and radiologists...
Presence of high-risk prostate cancer can be predicted without a biopsy, new study says
.... What they came up with is a simple chart that urologists
and oncologists can use to predict whether a deadly prostate cancer tumor is present. This chart, or nomogram, will help physicians and patients identify whether aggressive cancer is present, as these men are by far the most likely to benefit from tr...
Study examines safety of radical prostatectomy for older men
...ectomy. A recent survey found that 69% of Canadian urologists
and 53% of American urologists
believed that age 70 should be the upper age limit for the procedure. To determine whether the low u...
Medicare fraud settlement causes oncologists to lose income
...traZeneca and TAP Pharmaceuticals, that encouraged urologists
who received free drug samples to provide the samp...l Medicare the $1,200 charge for the product. Many urologists
earned an extra $100,000 annually in income with this program, and some of the busier urologists
80 percent of vasectomy patients didn't complete all-clear semen tests
... According to the researchers up to 90 per cent of urologists
require two semen samples to confirm sterility and up to 95 per cent request further samples if nonmotile sperm are present. Doctors recommend that couples use additional contraception until vasectomy patients receive the all clear. "The result of th...
ST. John's Wort relieves bladder pain in animal models
... years to treat symptoms of mild depression, while urologists
often use antidepressants to treat interstitial cystitis," said Michael B. Chancellor, M.D., professor of urology and gynecology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. "Given that the supplement and the drug work on the same systems, it ...
For men with prostate cancer, treatment information fails to address fears
...ddenly 'blossoming,'" the researchers write. After urologists
reviewed the risks and benefits of the treatment options, patients had poor recall of the information they were provided, often confused side effects and treatments, and often said that the side effects had no impact on their treatment decision. Sixt...
Medication use linked to farmers' injuries
...ly distracted by the discomfort. Physicians and urologists
treating dynamic older working people such as farmers may want to reinforce with their patients, the importance of recovering from injury before taking on strenuous work, using their medications as prescribed to recover properly from injury, and the ...
Radical surgery for kidney cancer is risk factor for chronic kidney disease
... in the September issue of The Lancet Oncology, by urologists
at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and their colleagues, suggests that this practice needs to be re-evaluated. Researchers add that with advances in imaging, almost 70 percent of kidney cancer patients have their tumor detected at a ve...
Hair-growth drug artificially lowers PSA levels in prostate cancer screening, study finds
...es for primary-care physicians, dermatologists and urologists
to account for the role of finasteride, known as Propecia when used for hair loss, while evaluating PSA results. "It's not universally known that finasteride lowers PSA levels in younger men who take it for hair growth," said Dr. Claus Roehrborn, cha...
NYP/Weill Cornell Urologists present at 2007 AUA Conference
...Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center urologists
are presenting exciting new research at the 2007 American Urological Association (AUA) Conference in Anaheim, May 19May 24. Among the most significant presentations are the following: Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome Lead to Erectile Dysfunction -- An ...
Sling surgery is more effective than Burch for bladder control in women
...ess urinary incontinence (SUI) in women, a team of urologists
and urogynecologists supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has found that a sling procedure helps more women achieve dryness than the Burch technique. The study is being released early by the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) to ...
OHSU Cancer Institute, VA researchers find way to identify which men need a second biopsy
...egative biopsy. We have derived a simple marker so urologists
can identify who is at risk for high-grade prostate cancer," Garzotto said. Rogosin studied what is considered a large group, 511 subjects at the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center from 1992 to 2006. All had been referred to urology clinics f...