Your Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

Sep 24, 2012 | Posted by in Blog | 0 comments

By Peter Jaret WebMD Feature Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario, MD The outlook for men diagnosed with prostate cancer has never been brighter. Doctors now have a variety of ways to treat prostate cancer, including surgery, radiation, and drugs that slow the growth of cancer cells. Bot...

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PSA Testing Linked to Improved Prostate Cancer Survival

Sep 24, 2012 | Posted by in Blog | 0 comments

THURSDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) — Prostate cancer survival rates in the United States have improved since the introduction of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing, researchers report. PSA is a protein released into the body by the prostate gland. PSA screening involve...

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Drug-PSA Combo May Pinpoint Prostate Cancer

Sep 3, 2012 | Posted by in Blog | 0 comments

By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today Published: August 09, 2012 Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner The drugs used to treat benign ...

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About Dr. Weinberg

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Dr. Weinberg has been practicing Urology for over twenty years and prides himself on having the experience and insight into patient care and the ability to deliver his expertise in the most compassionate and beneficial way. Dr. Weinberg is available to see patients throughout Nor...

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10 Reasons to see a Urologist

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1. PSA The decision to undergo screening is one that a man should make with his doctor following a careful discussion of the risks and benefits of screening. In men who wish to be screened, the American Urologic Association recommends getting a baseline PSA, along with a digital ...

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Treatments and Specialties

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Prostate Cancer Currently one of the most controversial diseases regarding the necessity to diagnose and treat. Establishing if the cancer is localized or advanced is paramount. Robotic Surgery, Radiation, HIFU, Cryotherapy, Hormonal therapy, and combinations of all of these opti...

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About HIFU

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High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, or HIFU, is a therapy option for localized prostate cancer that may offer a balance between eliminating cancer and maintaining quality of life. HIFU is an out-patient, radiation-free procedure from which one can truly walk away. When undergoing ...

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Q. Do I need my PSA checked? A: There is much controversy surrounding the PSA blood test. Certainly it should be done if you have a family history of prostate cancer or if you are in the Black population, which has been shown to have a higher risk for prostate cancer. Other patie...

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