Medicare Considers Coverage of Genetic Prostate Cancer Test

Overtreatment of prostate cancer represents one of the most significant issues in men’s health today. As a result of the limited information available from a biopsy, more than 90 percent of low-risk patients undergo immediate treatment, such as prostate removal or radiation, despite having less than a 3 percent chance of their low-risk disease progressing to become … Read More

Men: Protect Your Health in 4 Simple Steps (Infographic)

About one in 250 men will develop testicular cancer in their lifetime, while one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. “Men are sometimes reluctant to see a doctor for any number of reasons, ranging from embarrassment to simply not making the time for their personal health,” says Eric Klein, MD,  Chairman of the Glickman Urological & … Read More

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Why Your Low-T Medications May Not Be Safe (Video)

If you’re taking a medication for low testosterone to ward off the effects of aging – such as decreased libido or fatigue – you should stop taking the drug now. The number of prescriptions for low testosterone, also known as low-T, has been rising for several years. But concerns are growing  in the medical community about whether the … Read More

Dr. Kaouk Busts Your Most Common Robotic Surgery Myths

When patients hear they should have robotic surgery for urological problems, some experience a fear of machines. Others mistakenly think nothing can go wrong. A few even believe — perhaps based on watching a few too many episodes of “Dr. Who” — that the robot will be making moves on its own, outside of the surgeon’s direct control. Learn the truth from Jihad Kaouk, MD.

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3 Things You Can Do to Lower Your Prostate Cancer Risk

Did you know African-American males are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer at a younger age and have a more aggressive form of the disease? Certain risk factors can be changed while others can’t, according to Sam Abraksia, MD, an oncologist and medical director at the Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center at South Pointe … Read More

Men: Are You at Risk for Prostate Health Issues?

Listen up, gentlemen. You may be getting older and wiser. But if you’re not paying attention to — and acting on — changes in your urination habits, you’re not making the smart bet on health. You may be experiencing a weak urine stream, a sensation like urination is incomplete or an increase in the number of … Read More