Surgery and radiation for prostate cancer can affect your urinary and sexual function. Urologists Andrew Stephenson, MD, and Drogo K. Montague, MD, explain what to ask your physician about side effects and what can be done to manage them.
Chemotherapy, surgery or radiation aren’t always part of a prostate cancer treatment plan. A urologist explains what to expect after a prostate cancer diagnosis, including the possibility of active surveillance.
If you’ve been diagnosed with early prostate cancer, it’s reassuring to realize it’s 90 to 95 percent curable. Here’s why you should ask your doctor about stereotactic body radiotherapy as a treatment option.
Men, if you’re making frequent pit stops, if it hurts to pee, or if you find blood in your urine, tell your doctor. Here are four common urinary conditions that can wreak havoc with your bladder.
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Feeling squeamish about an upcoming visit to the urologist? Don’t be. Urologists do their best to put men (and women) at ease. And they’re not above using ‘potty’ humor to lighten the atmosphere.
Findings from a recent study could ultimately help doctors tailor treatment for patients with prostate cancer. Learn more about research on more personalized therapies.
Researchers have long known that heavy men are at higher risk of severe prostate cancer. Surprising findings from a British study reveal that taller men are at higher risk, too. Here’s why.
Only 8 to 12 percent of U.S. couples choose vasectomy for long-term birth control. One reason may be old fears about this simple procedure increasing risks of prostate cancer. A 2017 study should end that debate.
There are different reasons you might have male urinary incontinence, ranging from surgical side effects to overactive bladder. Fortunately, several treatment options can help relieve it. Incontinence happens when your bladder’s sphincter muscle is not strong enough to hold back the urine. It can also occur when your bladder muscles contract too strongly or your bladder gets … Read More
A cancer diagnosis can place a man’s fertility at risk. If you’re at risk for male infertility, being deployed overseas or want to delay fatherhood, sperm banking can help. Here are some facts that might surprise you.