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Minority disparities evident in prostate cancer survival rate, Mayo Clinic study shows

PHOENIX — March 19, 2014 — A Mayo Clinic study reviewed data on more than 290,000 men with prostate cancer from the past 20 years and found that African-American men are at increased risk for poorer survival rate following prostate cancer treatment compared to other minority groups. The study was [...]

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  Join us Saturday, Feb. 22, at 9 a.m. CT, when we talk about men’s health.  We’ll discuss heart health with Stephen Kopecky, M.D., and prostate health with Matthew Tollefson, M.D., and we’ll talk with Thomas Osborn, M.D. about gout, a form of arthritis that affects an estimated 6 million Americans each year. Another important area regarding men’s health is testosterone. [...]

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Men's Health: Mayo Clinic Radio

Miss the show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 2-22-2014 Join us Saturday, Feb. 22, at 9 a.m. CT, when we talk about men’s health.  We’ll discuss heart health with Stephen Kopecky, M.D., and prostate health with Matthew Tollefson, M.D., and we’ll talk with Thomas Osborn, M.D. about gout, a form [...]

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Medical Experts for Media - Urology

Paul Andrews, M.D. Erik Castle, M.D. Mitchell Humphreys, M.D. Jeffrey Karnes, M.D. Amy Krambeck, M.D. Bradley Leibovich, M.D. __________________________________________________________________________ Paul Andrews, M.D., an expert in minimally invasive urological surgery and specialist in urologic oncology Chair, Urology Department, Mayo Clinic, Arizona Director, Multidisciplinary Simulation Center, Mayo Clinic, Arizona Author of more [...]

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Surgery or Radiation, Not Monitoring, Most Often Sought for Low-Risk Prostate Cancer, Mayo Finds

ROCHESTER, Minn. — October 9, 2012.  Few physicians recommend active surveillance for low-risk prostate cancer rather than pursuing surgery or radiation, according to a Mayo Clinic study being presented at the North Central Section of the American Urological Association's annual meeting Oct. 10–13 in Chicago. Mayo Clinic urologists also are [...]

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Mayo Clinic Lauded as One of Nation's Best Hospitals in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

ROCHESTER, Minn. — July 17, 2012.  Mayo Clinic ranked near the top of the 23rd U.S. News & World Report annual America's Best Hospital list, earning the No. 3 overall spot on its "Best Hospitals" list. Mayo Clinic in Rochester also was rated best in the nation in three clinical [...]

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Confused About Prostate Cancer Screening? Mayo Clinic Expert Helps Explain the Latest

ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 13, 2012.  There is a lot of conflicting advice about prostate cancer screening. A recent U.S. Preventative Services Task Force recommendation against prostate-specific antigen testing, regardless of age, has added to men's confusion about how to protect themselves from a cancer that hits roughly 240,000 new [...]

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Mayo Clinic Urologists Present Findings at American Urological Association Annual Meeting

ROCHESTER, Minn. — May 18, 2012.   Mayo Clinic researchers will present findings on prostate cancer risk, screening, treatment and other urological research at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association May 19–23 in Atlanta. Mayo Clinic urologists will also be available to provide expert comment for reporters covering the [...]

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Robotics for Urology

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Daniel Elliott explains how robotics are being used for some urologic surgeries. To listen, click the link below. Robotics for Urology

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Benign Postatic Hyperplasia

Dr. Amy E. Krambeck, Mayo Clinic Urologic Surgeon, talks about symptoms, treatment and surgical options for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH). BPH, an enlargement of the prostate gland, is very common in older men.

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Managing Small Kidney Tumors

Mayo Clinic Dr. Michael Blute discusses managing small kidney tumors and treatment options such as kidney sparing surgery.

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Bladder Cancer

Mayo Clinic Dr. Jeff Karnes describes symptoms of bladder cancer, diagnosis, and treatment options. Dr. Karnes also discusses risk factors for bladder cancer.

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Mayo Clinic Researchers Find Robotic Repair for Vaginal Prolapse Has Significant Benefits

Vaginal prolapse is a condition in which structures such as the uterus, rectum, bladder, urethra, small bowel, or the vagina itself may begin to prolapse, or fall, from their normal positions. Without treatment or surgery, these structures may eventually prolapse farther into the vagina or even through the vaginal opening [...]

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What is the Prostate?

In this Medical Edge segment, Mayo Clinic urologist, Dr. Jeffrey Karnes tells us about the prostate. To listen, click the link below. What is the Prostate

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Kidney Stones

Dr. Amy E. Krambeck, Mayo Clinic Urologic Surgeon, discusses the causes, symptoms and treatment options for kidney stones. Kidney stones are small, hard deposits of mineral and acid salts on the inner surfaces of the kidneys.

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Dr. Deborah Lightner: Incontinence

On Saturday, February 18th our guest was Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Deborah Lightner discussing incontinence. Medical Edge Weekend 2-18-12  

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Dr. Daniel Elliott on Urology Issues including Incontinence

This Medical Edge Weekend episode features Mayo Clinic urologist, Dr. Daniel Elliott. Medical Edge Weekend 3-19-11 To see Dr. Elliott talking about female incontinence, click here.

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Dr. Matthew Gettman on Urological Issues

This Saturday's Medical Edge Weekend program is a "best of" with Dr. Matthew Gettman on urological issues. Medical Edge Weekend 1-1-11

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Dr. Matthew Gettman on Urology

This Medical Edge Weekend feautres Mayo Clinic urologist, Dr. Matthew Gettman discussing prostate health. Medical Edge Weekend 7-24-10

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Dr. Daniel Elliott on Incontinence and Other Urological Issues

This Mayo Clinic Medical Edge Weekend episode features Mayo Clinic physician Dr. Daniel Elliott on incontinence and other urological issues. Medical Edge Weekend 3-27-10

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