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New Medications Stop Prostate Cancer Tumors from Growing

Prostate cancer is one of the leading cancers affecting men in the United States. There’s good news, though. New, advanced treatments can reduce the threat of prostate cancer tumors by starving them of the fuel they need to grow.

Sep 11th, 2019
When Should Prostate Cancer be Treated?

Getting a prostate cancer diagnosis is scary, especially since it’s the second leading cause of death among American men. But did you know that it doesn’t always require intervention? Read on to learn how to know when you may need treatment.

Aug 1st, 2019
Recognizing the Symptoms of Varicoceles

Varicoceles affect approximately 15% of adult men and nearly 20% of adolescents. While varicoceles aren’t dangerous, they can lead to fertility problems. Here’s how to recognize the signs of this common issue and to see if you’re at risk.

Jul 26th, 2019
4 Tips for Preventing Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are a reminder that even a relatively tiny medical abnormality can cause great pain. You can’t always prevent them, but you can take practical and simple steps to significantly reduce your risks of developing kidney stones.

Apr 1st, 2019
What is the Success Rate for a Vasectomy Reversal?

So, since having a vasectomy, you’ve changed your mind and now want to have children? You’re not alone. Many men have their vasectomy reversed. Your success rate depends on many factors, none greater than the skill level of your surgeon. .

Feb 28th, 2019
5 Signs You Could be Suffering From a Testosterone Deficiency

Low testosterone, or low-T, affects all men to some degree as they get older. But if your testosterone drops too low, it causes distressing problems for men, like loss of their sex drive. Take a moment to learn the five signs of low testosterone.

Feb 1st, 2019
Should Varicocele in an Adolescent be fixed or left alone?

A common referral for a urologist, especially for those with a focus on infertility, is for the evaluation of a 13, 14 or 15 year old boy who is discovered by his pediatrician to have a large left varicocele, or abnormally dilated veins in the scrotum.

Jan 25th, 2019
Is Vasectomy Better for Women?

A study in the journal of sexual medicine says it may very well be, at least in terms of a couple’s sexual satisfaction.

Jan 25th, 2019
Does Fat Equal Infertile?

Being overweight is looked at differently in the modern era. As America’s waist line expands, focus has been redirected to the consequences of those extra pounds.

Jan 25th, 2019
Revisiting the Semen Analysis

Semen analysis also known as the “sperm count” or “semen test” remains the standard initial laboratory test in the evaluation of male fertility or infertility.

Jan 25th, 2019
More Pot, Less Sperm

There is a recognition that poor health is associated with poor fertility. This applies to both men and women.

Jan 25th, 2019
The Changing Role of the Physician

Now we have become an advocate for insurance payer contracts and also agents for hospitals and large groups to improve their profiles.

Jan 25th, 2019
On Cancer and Fertility Preservation

One small part of the domain of fertility care pertains to preservation of fertility in the setting of malignancy. I have treated fertility problems in men who have been treated for various cancers with chemotherapy, and or radiation therapy.

Jan 25th, 2019
The Phosphorus Male Infertility Panel

The Phosphorus Male Infertility Panel: A Newer, More Useful Genetic Assay For Evaluation Of Men With No Sperm In the Ejaculate (Azoospermia)

Jan 25th, 2019