Author: Advanced Urology of Southwest Louisiana

How Often Should Men Be Screened For Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer is a highly treatable cancer if it is detected early, and discovering prostate cancer in its early stages provides more treatment options. How often should men be screened for prostate cancer? This is a complicated question, so let’s find out the criteria, risk factors, and consensus.

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Vasectomy: How It Works & What To Expect

If you and your partner are considering a vasectomy, you should be aware of certain facts. It is an outpatient surgery with a low risk of complications or side effects, and it is nearly 100% effective in preventing pregnancy. One other important fact is that it is cheaper than female sterilization or the longterm costs of birth control methods for women. With those facts out of the way, let’s dig deeper about vasectomy: how it works and what to expect.

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Guide To Urinary Control After Prostate Cancer Surgery

Seventy-five percent of men experience urinary incontinence immediately after having prostate surgery. There are specific reasons why this occurs, how long it will last, and ways to ameliorate the problem. What follows is a helpful guide to urinary control after prostate cancer surgery.

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Signs You Should Be Tested For Kidney Cancer

Screening tests to detect early kidney cancer do not exist, and unfortunately, there are few if any early symptoms of this cancer. Most patients don’t notice any signs until the tumor has grown larger and begins to affect other organs. Consequently, be prepared to recognize the signs you should be tested for kidney cancer.

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Kidney Stones: Common Causes And Treatments

Anyone who has ever passed a kidney stone will tell you it was probably the worst pain they ever felt. The last thing they want is to ever have another one. The bad news is that once you have a kidney stone, you are likely to have another. Discover why that is, as well as other causes and treatments.

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