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2012-12-18 16:25:04

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sex after prostate cancer was the second most difficult thing to deal with for Canadian men who have or had prostate cancer. Even more difficult was maintaining hope, according to a prostate cancer study commissioned by Astellas Pharma Canada, Inc. and conducted online by Leger Marketing in October 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121218/NY31740 )...

2012-12-18 05:03:37

Can Talug, M.D., board-certified urologist and fellowship-trained in minimally invasive urologic oncology, is joining Dr. Carl Walker in the Urology Department at The South Bend Clinic. South Bend, Ind. (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 Can (pronounced John) Talug, M.D., is joining Dr. Carl Walker in the Urology Department at The South Bend Clinic. Previously, Dr. Talug was the assistant professor of urology and the associate urology residency program director at West Virginia University in...

2012-12-14 08:24:51

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the volume of prostate cancer tests and treatments, experts and their patients are continually challenged to predict the disease's course and apply the most appropriate treatment. Now, two new diagnostic innovations - the PCA3 urine test and a more targeted prostate biopsy technique - could refine the way doctors diagnose prostate cancer and, subsequently, the way patients elect to treat it. (Photo:...

2012-12-05 12:25:10

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This spring, the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) gave men a free pass on their annual prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test. Many prostate cancer treatment experts, including robotic surgeon, Dr. David Samadi, worry that pass could cost some men their lives. In the November Health Radar newsletter published by NewsmaxHealth, Dr. Samadi called the USPSTF recommendations "irresponsible" and detailed his conservative and thorough...

2012-12-03 16:24:28

NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority of patients undergoing RALP (robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy) surgery for localized prostate cancer do not regret their treatment decision, according to findings published in The Journal of Urology, December 2012, http://www.jurology.com/article/S0022-5347(12)04453-9/abstract. Analysis indicates the primary factors contributing to postoperative quality of life, and therefore satisfaction or dissatisfaction with treatment choice,...

2012-11-16 20:20:54

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prostate cancer, like many medical conditions, varies in presentation, treatment options, and outcomes. Undeniably, patients rely on the Internet for early education about their prostate cancer diagnosis or to fill information gaps from doctors. We use the Internet to research nearly every facet of our lives, and our physical wellbeing is no exception. But can we trust what we read? Better yet, can we understand it? (Photo:...

2012-11-15 12:28:02

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A variety of medical conditions and treatments can contribute to erectile dysfunction (ED). After robotic prostate surgery, it is common for men to experience short-term sexual potency issues. Dr. David Samadi's SMART (Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique) robotic surgery greatly reduces the risk of nerve bundle damage and delivers superior prostate cancer treatment results. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121115/NY13851 ) To...

2012-11-09 12:25:52

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Men are presented with many options when it comes to protecting their prostates. From the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test, to active surveillance, to prostate cancer treatments, decisions abound. Those who are diagnosed with prostate cancer - typically through a PSA test, digital rectal exam (DRE), and prostate biopsy - must then decide whether or not to act. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121109/NY09663 ) David Samadi, MD,...

2012-11-02 15:23:17

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. David Samadi, top robotic prostatectomy SMART surgeon, knows a thing or two about prostates. In fact, he's successfully removed more than 4,000 of them from men with prostate cancer. But cancer isn't the only prostate problem out there. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or hypertrophy, is an overgrowth of prostate cells causing an enlarged prostate gland. Dr. Samadi is also a leader in BPH surgery, performing significantly more TURP and...

2012-10-29 19:21:19

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- World renowned surgeon Dr. Inderbir Gill, Chairman of the University of Southern California's Institute of Urology at the Keck School of Medicine, will be performing a robotic outpatient, urethral catheter-free radical prostatectomy using the latest daVinci Si robotic surgery system at 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 30 at the miVIP Surgery Center in Beverly Hills. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121029/LA02239LOGO-a)...