Spring 2020

Kidney Cancer

Most cases of kidney cancer are found when a person has a scan for a reason unrelated to their kidneys, such as stomach or back pain. …more

Penile Implant

A penile prosthesis, or implant, is a treatment for men who can’t get or keep an erection. Your doctor may recommend an implant if you have tried oral medication and it has not worked. A penile implant also may be used to treat a curve or bend in the penis, called Peyronie’s disease.…more

Did You Know? Testicular Cancer

April is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month. Testicular cancer mostly affects young men between the ages of 15 and 44. According to the American Cancer Society, roughly 10,000 new cases of testicular cancer will occur in 2020. The good news is that testicular cancer is curable in the vast majority of cases.…more

Urology Mythbusters: Spring 2020

You've probably heard that milk is good for your bones. But did you know milk can help prevent some kidney stones from forming? Several research studies have shown a link between higher dietary calcium intake and a lower risk of kidney stones.…more

Is Vaginal Mesh Safe?

Vaginal mesh is a net-like medical product used to treat two health conditions in women: pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). POP is when the muscles and ligaments supporting a woman's pelvic organs become weak. …more