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Prostate Exams: What You Need to Know

Posted 8/10/2016 by UHBlog

Prostate Exams: What You Need to Know

Catching and treating prostate cancer.

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The Great Prostate Debate: Pros and Cons of Testing

Posted 9/16/2015 by UHBlog

If you’re an African American man, you’re at greater risk of being diagnosed with and dying from prostate cancer. Early detection for you – and all men – is key to beating this disease. Following skin cancer, prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men, with nearly a quarter million new cases diagnosed every year. Fortunately, with early detection, prostate cancer is very treatable. According to urologist Lee Ponsky, MD, prostate cancer usually has ...

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Are You a Candidate for Lung Cancer Screening?

Posted 11/13/2014 by UHBlog

Make your appointment today. If you ever smoked – even for just a short time – you may worry about your risk of lung cancer. Depending on your smoking history and age, you could be a candidate for lung cancer CT screening. During the painless procedure, an imaging machine rotates around the body and takes multiple pictures of the lungs. “A CT scan is so sensitive, it can pick up very small nodules,” says thoracic surgeon Phillip Linden, MD. Nodules detected aren’...

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