Austin Urology Institute Now Offering Genetic Testing for Prostate Cancer

April 22, 2014

Dr. Shaw and the Austin Urology Institute are proud to be amongst the first to offer genetic testing for prostate cancer.  As you may have read, there has been a lot of debate and discussion in regards to the diagnosis, management, and treatment of prostate cancer.  What we have learned, in a general sense, that there are really two types of prostate cancer.  The first is a slow growing type,… Read more

What Is Low Testosterone?

April 21, 2014

The term “Low Testosterone” has been popping up everywhere recently, from your doctor’s office to the news, and in pharmaceutical ads on television and in magazines.  So what exactly is “Low T,” and why should you get checked? In this blog post, I’ll discuss the whys and hows of Low T, the symptoms to look out for, and what treatment options are available. What is testosterone, and what constitutes Low… Read more

New Cancer Fighting Technology Comes To Austin

April 17, 2014

The Austin Urology Institute would like to announce the next big step in the fight against bladder cancer: the arrival of Narrow Band Imaging in the Travis County Area. As with any form of cancer, early detection is the most effective step in making a full recovery. However, with the Austin area’s current technology, standard white light cystoscopies, flat lesions, or carcinoma in situ, and smaller papillary tumors in the… Read more