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When Is Hormone Treatment an Option for Prostate Cancer?

When Is Hormone Treatment an Option for Prostate Cancer?

by Kassandra Silva (SU)
Patients who have prostate cancer may be recommended by their urologist to undergo hormone therapy to boost their cancer treatment. Hormone therapy – or androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) – for prostate cancer aims to reduce the body’s production of testosterone, which can help prostate cancer grow in a man’s body.

Common In-Office Urology Procedures

Common In-Office Urology Procedures

by Kassandra Silva (SU)
A urologist is a specialist your primary care physician will likely refer you to if you are experiencing problems in your genitourinary tract: your kidneys, renal pelvis, ureters, bladder, urethra, and penis.

Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Treatment

by Kassandra Silva (SU)
Urologists, who often diagnose prostate cancer, have many types of treatments they can offer to their patients. Every treatment has certain side effects, so each man and his doctor will discuss the balance between each treatment’s benefits and potential side effects.

Can Peyronie’s Disease Treatment Cure Erectile Dysfunction?

Can Peyronie’s Disease Treatment Cure Erectile Dysfunction?

by Kassandra Silva (SU)
Peyronie’s disease (PD) is a benign condition that occurs when scar tissue builds up within the shaft of the penis. Peyronie’s disease and erectile dysfunction (ED) are two closely related conditions, in that the former is essentially one of the most common underlying causes of the latter.

Should I See a Urologist or an Endocrinologist for Low Testosterone?

Should I See a Urologist or an Endocrinologist for Low Testosterone?

by Kassandra Silva (SU)
Low testosterone, also known as low-T or male hypogonadism, is a condition in which the testicles (gonads) are unable to produce enough of the testosterone hormone. Testosterone is responsible for various crucial bodily functions, such as promoting bone growth and strength, regulating sex drive (libido), and controlling sperm production.

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