Prostate Cancer

Advancements in Prostate MRI

April 26, 2024  |  Prostate Cancer  

In recent years, advancements in prostate MRI technology, particularly with the implementation of 3D mapping on high-field Tesla MRIs, have revolutionized the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer. These cutting-edge techniques, coupled with standardized scoring systems like the Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System (PI-RADS), have significantly reduced the need for unwarranted prostate biopsies. Let’s […]

Is a Prostate MRI right for you?

March 21, 2023  |  Prostate Cancer  

Wondering whether or not a prostate MRI is right for you? Here are three reasons why you should get an MRI for prostate cancer: Your PSA (prostate-specific antigen) is elevated You have a family history of prostate cancer You are on active surveillance from a previous diagnosis of prostate cancer A prostate MRI can be […]

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

September 28, 2022  |  Prostate Cancer  

Did you know that prostate cancer impacts 1 in 9 men during their lifetime? It is the most common cancer to affect men, excluding skin cancer. It’s also the leading cause of cancer deaths among men. Prostate cancer typically affects men over the age of 65, and for reasons not fully understood, it’s more prevalent […]

HIFU vs Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer

September 6, 2021  |  Prostate Cancer  

Prostate cancer is a significant health problem in the United States with about one in nine men diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, excluding skin cancer. It is also one of the leading causes of cancer death among men. About six in ten cases are […]

A Game Changer: Pylarify Imaging for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis & Detection

July 1, 2021  |  Prostate Cancer  

There’s a new, FDA-approved imaging that can help detect prostate cancer. As of May 2021, Pylarify, a type of PET scan has been approved to identify suspected prostate cancer metastasis or recurrence. About one in nine men are diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men (not […]

Men’s Health Month: June Get Up and Go Challenge, Week One

June 2, 2021  |  Men's Health  Prostate Cancer  Testicular Cancer  

Happy June Guys! It’s Men’s Health Month! The American Urological Association and the Urology Care Foundation have challenged men to commit to making healthy choices that are not only great for their overall health, but especially for their urologic health. Austin Urology Institute is accepting the challenge. Join us! This month, there are four weekly […]

Inflammation, Insulin, and Prostate Cancer

March 7, 2021  |  Diet & Nutrition  Prostate Cancer  The/Age  

Two recent studies conducted from separate teams at both Harvard University and the University of Texas Cancer Center show a similar link between diet and prostate cancer. What diets specifically? Dr. Benjamin Fu, leading the Harvard team, focused on hyperinsulinemic and inflammatory diets. Dr. Justin Gregg and the University of Texas team had findings on […]

What Foods to Avoid for Prostate Cancer Prevention

March 2, 2021  |  Enlarged Prostate  Make/Well  Men's Health  Prostate Cancer  Testicular Cancer  Uncategorized  

When focusing on our health, most of us know that looking at what we eat is crucial. When discussing prostate cancer risk reduction through diet, there are a some simple guidelines to follow that will leave your body better suited to fight the development of the cancer, that we discussed here. However, there are two […]

How to Reduce the Risk of Prostate Cancer through Diet

February 28, 2021  |  Make/Well  Men's Health  Prostate Cancer  Testicular Cancer  

Differences in diet and lifestyle may account for the variability of prostate cancer rates. Additionally, correct nutrition may reduce the incidence of prostate cancer and help reduce the risk of prostate cancer progression. An important point to note: it is estimated that one third of cancer deaths in the United States can be attributed to […]

Prostate Cancer and African-American Men

February 24, 2021  |  Prostate Cancer  

Prostate cancer is a significant health problem in the United States with about one in nine men diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Prostate cancer develops mainly in older men and in African-American men. About six cases in ten are diagnosed in men aged 65 or older. And one in three Black American males […]

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