Cocaine and urology

From "101 Aphorisms, adages, and illustrations for the urological resident and nascent physician." 109. The Only Thing E.N.T. Has over Urology is Cocaine   One day in the urology clinic the intern I have previously mentioned in this book (the one that told the BS-ing older patient that he should treat his impotence by abstaining …

Prostate cancer second opinion with another urologist? Yes-A good idea.

Second opinions may limit not eliminate poor decision making.

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Prostate Diaries

An angry man is again angry with himself when he returns to reason. ~Publilius Syrus

In my book I mention that a second opinion is a good idea once the urologist tells you that you have prostate cancer. I add that it is probably best to get a second opinion with a radiation therapist, i.e you already have spoken with a urologist.

Well…one of the things that happens now on a routine basis is that folks present to my office for a second opinion about what to do about their newly diagnosed prostate cancer. What happens is the patient searches for information about prostate cancer and invariably they find my book on Amazon or by virtue of Prostate Diaries (which surprisingly has a very large internet footprint)and  then make an appointment for the second opinion. I have seen folks from all over and it has been very rewarding. It is…

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“But I had radiation for my prostate cancer over 5 years ago!” Blood and clots in the urine after radiation for prostate cancer.

Of the top ten questions I have gotten over the years about misconceptions/misunderstandings of the various treatment of prostate cancer-the concept of the delayed effect of radiation on one's body is one of the more common. The typical situation will be the guy who has either had seeds or external radiation. He may have had …

Gainesville’s Northeast Georgia Urology Group To Give Away a Big Green Egg to Lucky Vasectomy/Vasectomy Reversal Patient

Any patient having a vasectomy or vasectomy reversal at the Northeast Georgia Urological Associates from now until the Super Bowl (Feb. 5) will have a chance at winning a Large Green Egg. If you have been considering a vasectomy or vas reversal now is the time to both recover while watching your favorite team and possibly …

Is staging necessary in low to intermediate risk prostate cancer? Are we talking about me or are we talking about everybody else?

First off all...look at the sentence I highlighted in bold. Are you kidding me? Concerns about a CT scan and radiation all the while finding no complaints regarding treating the prostate cancer with radiation regardless if it's seeds, Proton, or external beam. The use of "misuse" is an attention getter is it not. We have known for years …

What’s wrong with the following “press release” about prostate cancer and sexual function-The article in general and the title in particular…Please comment…come on you can do this!

New Robotic Surgery Technique Maintains Sexual Function After Prostate Cancer Surgery The SMART Technique (Samadi Modified Advanced Robotic Technique) Enhances Surgical Precision and Maintains Sexual Wellbeing After Prostate Cancer Treatment Dr. David Samadi, Vice Chairman, Department of Urology, and Chief of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery at The Mount Sinai Medical Center knows the wide …

Can you get cancer from having sex with a man who has prostate cancer?…Part Two-response to a comment.

North Georgia is known for being in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and for the small streams associated with that. The state fisheries department "stocks" the streams with Rainbow trout that they raise at various hatcheries. The state then takes them by truck and empties the fish into the small streams at bridge …