Does Your Prostate Cancer Need Treatment?

If you’ve been diagnosed with prostate cancer, don’t assume that surgery or radiation therapy is in your future. First, talk to your doctor about how aggressive your cancer may be. While surgery or radiation is best for some aggressive cancers, it’s not always necessary.

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Cleveland Clinic Ranked No. 1 in the Nation: Heart Care, Urology

For 20 years running, Cleveland Clinic has been named the No.1 hospital in the country for cardiology and heart surgery, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2013-2014.” Its urology program also captured the No. 1 ranking in the nation. Overall, Cleveland Clinic is ranked the No. 4 health system in the U.S … Read More

I Found a Lump — Is It Testicular Cancer?

It can be an embarrassing thing for a guy to call his doctor about a lump or swelling on his testicles, but it’s important to do. Whether it’s painful or not, a mass on the testicle is the most common early signal of testicular cancer, and should prompt an immediate call to the doctor. It … Read More

For Teens: Testicular Cancer Self-exams

While most men won’t get testicular cancer, it’s the most common cancer among young men ages 15-35. It’s also highly curable, especially when it’s caught early. That’s why it’s so important that boys and teens learn how to perform testicular self-exams (TSE) and do them regularly. “In pre-pubertal boys, any unusual tumors or growths we … Read More

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Urology and Nephrology Earn Top Spots in U.S. News

For the first time, our urology and nephrology programs are each ranked No. 1 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report in the publication’s “Best Hospitals 2013” rankings. We are both delighted and humbled by this recognition. Both programs are part of Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological & Kidney Institute, where we have … Read More