Depending on the selected treatment for prostate cancer, patients may experience a variety of emotions. Education regarding the patient’s “new normal” is important to the success of any cancer survivorship treatment plan.
The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, located against the back muscles in the upper abdominal cavity just below the rib cage, one on each side of the spine. The kidneys detoxify the blood and aid the body in filtering out waste products through urine. Another primary function of the kidneys is to remove excess water …
Kidney Month: 10 Ways to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Concerned about your kidney health? In honor of National Kidney Month, we are sharing 10 tips that'll help you keep your kidneys healthy for the long run.
Updates on COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts in Your Area
Updated January 14, 2021.In an effort to provide our members with timely information about COVID-19 vaccines, we are keeping this page up-to-date with the latest details on One Medical’s progress with vaccine administration in each of the states and counties where we have offices. Please check back here for the latest details on vaccination efforts in your area.Key details about vaccine appointments at One MedicalWe ask…
10 Common Habits That Damage the Kidneys
The kidneys purify the blood of unnecessary substances which are then discharged through the urethra.
10 Best Mastectomy Bras
When your body has changed, how can you find the best mastectomy bras that fit well, feel good and make you look great? Check out these ten terrific options.
What Is the Cause of Restless Legs (Syndrome)? Treatment, Symptoms & Medication
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a medical condition in which there are strong urges to move the legs along with unpleasant symptoms of crawling, tingling, burning, and aching, and leg pain or cramps. The main cause of restless leg syndrome is a problem using iron in the brain, or the lack of it. The goal of RLS treatment is to relieve symptoms, increase the amount and quality of sleep, and treat any underlying medical conditions that may worsen RLS.
Brachytherapy Prostate Cancer Treatment
Answers to questions about Prostate Seed Implant and Brachytherapy Procedure. Submit form for Free DVD or Call 630.654.2515. Be Cancer Free.
Why Prostate Cancer’s Treatment Needs an Upgrade
Side effects from radiation treatment are, for many prostate cancer patients, part of the battle in beating the cancer itself. And when it comes to prostate cancer, radiation can be particularly intru
Unexpected Responses to Prostate Cancer Treatments
In this excerpt from our 2019 Prostate Cancer Conference DVD, our conference moderator asks oncologist, Evan Yu, MD from the University of Washington to shar...
What is prostate cancer?
By Dr. Srila Gopal and Dr. Paul Mathew The prostate gland is a small gland located just below the urinary bladder in men. Prostate cancer is caused by an abnormal growth of cells in the prostate gland. It is the most common cancer in men worldwide. In the United States, there were an estimated 233,000 new cases in 2014, with an estimated 29,480 deaths. Asian immigrants living in the United States have a higher incidence of prostate cancer than those remaining in their…
How is Prostate Cancer Diagnosed?
When a digital rectal exam (DRE) or a PSA test reveal abnormal results, the next step is further testing to determine if prostate cancer is present.
How to Prevent Prostate Cancer
4 ways to prevent prostate cancer - men, you need to know this!
What is Intermediate Risk Prostate Cancer?
Intermediate risk cancers are cancers that tend to grow, but not advanced or not metastatic Their characteristics of intermediate risk prostate cancer, they tend to be Gleasons 7, PSA levels are between 10-20, when one does a 12-core biopsy there’s more cores involved (4-6 cores of cancer), and oftentimes a clinician will feel a nodule. On ultrasound or MRI, we will see a lesion near the capsule, but not breaking through the capsule. So with this type of prostate cancer, people need treatment.…
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Prostate Cancer
WebMD's slideshow covers prostate cancer: who's at risk, symptoms, tests, staging, treatments, survival, and foods that may help lower your risk for prostate cancer.
Vasectomy And Prostate Cancer-What’s the Risk
I often receive calls about the relationship between prostate cancer and vasectomy. There have been many studies that have looked into this relationship and this blog will shed some light on the is…
The Latest Advice on Screening for Prostate Cancer
The concept of screening for prostate cancer is a moving target. Screening for this common cancer in men has undergone significant changes in the past ten years. This blog is intended to provide yo…
Get the facts about prostate cancer, including the different types and which doctors treat it.
What Causes Prostate Cancer?
Although researchers have found some things linked to a mans risk level of prostate cancer, it's not clear exactly how these factors might cause prostate cancer. Learn more here.
Prostate Cancer Guide
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men. Read this guide to educate yourself on the symptoms, treatments, and risk factors of prostate cancer.
What is Prostate Cancer?
Prostate cancer is cancer of the prostate gland. It is the second-leading cause of cancer death for men in the United States. About 1 in 35 men will die from it. Growths in the prostate can be benign (not cancer) or malignant (cancer).