Advancements in Genetics by Dr. Saumil Karavadia

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A great deal of research is underway to increase our understanding of the main underlying causes of prostate cancer and the best way to treat this condition. Recently, scientists have succeeded in mapping the entire human genome and this is already causing some major shifts in the way cancer treatment is approached. Now, with a greater understanding of human genetics, it is possible to suppress cancer-causing genes while amplifying the genes that slow its growth, and the result is improved outcomes for patients. Patients who want to benefit from the most recent advances medical research should look for a state-of-the-art facility such as Advanced Urology Specialists. [Read Full Article…]

 

 

 

The da Vinci Robotics System by Dr. Karavadia

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The Da Vinci Surgical System is a robotic surgical device that includes a patient cart, surgical instruments and a surgeon’s console. The patient cart contains four robotic arms, each of which holds a different instruments such as a scalpel, scissors, or electrocauterizer. Contact a urologist who knows how to operate the da Vinci Surgical System. [Read Full Article…]

Testosterone Therapy – Urologists Specialize in Treating Low Testosterone

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Once an accurate diagnosis is made, your doctor will talk to you about the different treatment options available. Testosterone replacement therapy is typically the preferred treatment option, as it gives the best results. [Read Full Article…]

Testosterone Therapy – Diagnosing Low Testosterone Levels

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Low quantities of testosterone are primarily linked to aging. In fact, it is because of the aging factor that low testosterone level in men is known as andropause. Contact a urologist now and get treatment for this condition as soon as possible. [Read Full Article…]

PSA Testing – Understanding the Controversial PSA Test

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A PSA exam is a blood test to determine the levels of prostate specific antigens (PSA) in the blood. Your doctor will draw a sample of blood which is sent to a lab for testing. The tests measure the level of PSA in your body, which is then compared to the expected amount for your age. Contact a urologist now who can do this procedure. [Read Full Article…]

Prostate Cancer – Risk Factors and Screening

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One of the major characteristics of prostate cancer is that it grows very slowly. The cancerous cells in the prostate can remain without symptoms for decades. This is why almost 75% of men with prostate cancer never even know they have a cancerous growth. Contact a urologist now and get treatment for this condition as soon as possible. [Read Full Article…]

Prostate Cancer – Recovery After Treatments

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Living with any serious illness takes courage and a commitment to a proper course of treatment. This begins with a healthy diet rich in nutrients and vitamins to help build the immune system. The best approach is to be open with your doctor about your concerns and questions regarding the challenges you will face on the road to recovery. [Read Full Article…]

An Individual Approach to Treating Prostate Cancer

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After confirming a prostate cancer diagnosis, physicians proceed to determining the aggressiveness of the disease. This is called “cancer grading.” The pathologist will use the biopsy preparations to assess the differences between normal cancer cells and cancerous prostate cells. [Read Full Article…]