One in five men is diagnosed with high risk prostate cancer which usually tends to spread although it can seem to be localized. After treatment, 30 – 40% of these men have a recurrence. Since that’s a relatively sizable percentage, what should you know about what happens if prostate cancer comes back?
How does nutrition influence prostate cancer? There are countless prescribed do’s and don’ts when it comes to staying healthy and reducing your risk of cancer. In addition, both nutrition and lifestyle choices contribute to the rate of prostate cancers.
Having difficulty urinating? Could it be BPH? Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH, is the medical term for an enlarged prostate gland. If you are a male over the age of 40 and having uncomfortable changes to your normal urination, this is one of the major symptoms of an enlarged prostate.
There are many medical conditions that have confusing and erroneous online information. One of these is an enlarged prostate, or BPH. Let’s separate the truth from the myths.
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, simply means an enlarged prostate gland. If you are a male and over the age of 45, you most likely know about this condition, as it affects men as they age and causes a number of symptoms. If you are waking up at night to pee, you may be wondering if it could be due to BPH.
In the 100 years since TURP was invented, surgical retreatment has meant one thing: a BPH treatment performed a second time. In many of today’s clinical studies for BPH, surgical retreatment rate points to study subjects who undergo repeat surgical treatment during the duration of a clinical study.
Both prostatitis and BPH are conditions related to the prostate gland. They are different conditions and although some of the symptoms are similar, they are caused by different things. Prostatitis or BPH? Let’s find out how to determine the difference.
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH, is a scary sounding name. It affects 25 percent of men by age 55 and half of the male population by age 75. It has easily recognizable symptoms, and is non-cancerous, but some of the test results can look like cancer. Let’s start at the beginning: how is BPH diagnosed?
HIFU For Prostate Cancer
Dr. Steven Gange sits down with Elora Murray of KUTV 2News to discuss HIFU Treatment, a minimally invasive prostate cancer treatment that offers a lower side effect profile. With new approvals and insurance coverages, it widely available for patients at the beginning of 2023.
In this 3 minutes video, Dr. Steven Gange breaks down the HIFU prostate cancer treatment and who benefits from this treatment option.
Schedule a Prostate Cancer Consultation
Dr. Gange has years of experience in diagnosing and treating prostate cancer for men in Salt Lake City and surrounding cities. As an expert in urology, he can help guide you to the best treatment. Call our office to schedule an appointment with Dr. Gange.
What’s the difference between BPH and prostate cancer? The most important difference is that BPH, or an enlarged prostate gland, is not cancerous. It doesn’t mean you won’t ever get prostate cancer, but an enlarged prostate is a common condition as men get older. Let’s explain further.