How PSA Testing Can Save Your Life

May 1st, 2017|

The PSA Test, also known as the prostate-specific antigen test, is a blood test used to screen for prostate cancer. The prostate-specific antigen is a protein that is produced in the prostate by either cancerous or noncancerous tissue. PSA is most commonly found in a man’s semen, though small amounts circulate in the blood. One of [...]

Could Your Child Have a UTI?

May 1st, 2017|

UTIs, also known as urinary tract infections, can be painful experiences for anyone of any age. It can also be hard to detect in small children and infants because they aren’t sure what it is. Since it is possible for your child to have a UTI, let’s examine what it is. A urinary tract infection occurs [...]

The Pros and Cons of Chemotherapy for Prostate Cancer

May 1st, 2017|

Prostate Cancer is a specific type of cancer that can vary in both severity and the aggressiveness of treatment needed. There are several pros and cons to any kind of cancer treatment, and no one choice will work best for everyone. Chemotherapy for prostate cancer treatment is most often utilized when the prostate cancer has spread [...]

What is Pathology

April 27th, 2017|

Image via Public Domain   Pathology is a broad term used to describe the science concerning the cause, origin and nature of disease. Pathology utilizes various tests to determine and diagnose disease within the body. In urology, pathology works to help doctors understand if there is cancer or disease present in the body. Sometimes it [...]

6 Symptoms of Kidney Cancer

March 8th, 2017|

Image via Wikimedia Commons Most Common Symptoms of Kidney Cancer Cancer is always extremely serious, regardless of where it is located. It is important to recognize when something feels wrong within your body, and to seek the care you need to address your health concerns in a timely manner. Below, we have listed some common [...]

Sonograms vs. Ultrasounds

March 8th, 2017|

Image via Wikipedia Knowing the Difference Between Sonograms and Ultrasounds It is quite often that we see the terminology of ultrasounds and sonograms confused. In this article we will explain the difference between an ultrasound and a sonogram so that you completely understand this terminology should you ever need this test. At Premier Urology Group, [...]

3 Benefits of TomoTherapy

March 8th, 2017|

Image via Wikipedia TomoTherapy is a groundbreaking cancer treatment method that is becoming increasingly popular. It is designed as a radiation therapy method to detect tumors and reduce treatment times. As one of the most advanced and integrated image-guided forms of radiation therapy, it helps the doctors performing the therapy to make adjustments to assist [...]