Urology Health - Fall 2019


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Life After Prostate Cancer Treatment

Adjusting to life after prostate cancer treatment can take time. For some men, the emotional impact of what they have been through may not hit them until they have finished treatment. For others, working through the physical side effects is their immediate focus. …more

Insights: Use of Botox® in Urology

You may think of Botox as a treatment for wrinkles, but it is also used to treat overactive bladder (OAB). OAB is basically the feeling that you've "gotta go" to the bathroom right away. You may leak urine when you feel this urge. Or you may feel the need to urinate many times during the day and night. …more

What Are Some Options For Managing IC?

Lifestyle changes, known as “behavioral therapy,” are often the first treatments used to manage a chronic bladder health issue called interstitial cystitis (IC). In behavioral therapy, you make some changes in the way you live day-to-day. This may include changing your diet, or practicing methods that may help control your symptoms.…more

What Is A Transperineal Prostate Biopsy?

A prostate cancer biopsy is a type of minor urologic procedure used to detect cancer. For a prostate biopsy, tiny pieces of tissue are removed from the prostate and looked at under a microscope.…more