urology

The prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test is a helpful measure in screening men for prostate cancer, a disease risk that increases considerably after age 50. At the same time, the test has limitations about which patients should be aware. The PSA test [...]

By Ryan Hatoum • October 18, 2017

A study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology in July suggests that as many as 15 percent of patients who undergo treatment for prostate cancer later regret the treatment they choose. Dr. Christopher Saigal, vice chair of urology at UCLA, [...]

By Ryan Hatoum • August 18, 2017

Men are 80 percent less likely than women to see a healthcare professional regularly, according to federal statistics. They are also more likely to die from eight of the top 10 causes of death in the U.S., and more than twice as likely to say they’ve never had [...]

By Simi Singer • June 15, 2017

In 2014, I was diagnosed with Stage 3 colorectal cancer and immediately began to research a surgeon at UCLA. I was really lucky to find Dr. Anne Lin, a compassionate and wonderful surgeon, who took me into the preparation of my surgery at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Dr. [...]

By whwriter • March 29, 2017

  “These guys have been buddies for years and they all want to do a vasectomy,” says Dr. Jesse Mills, pictured in scrubs, director of The Men’s Clinic at UCLA. “They decided to do it on the same day, so they could recover together and go [...]

By uclahealth • March 7, 2017

My husband, Robert, has been dealing with trouble with retention when urinating, due to damage to his sphincster muscle not working after radiation. He had a TURP done and also a AMS800 device put in to help control the bladder. Things were great for about 3-4 years and then just [...]

By filtzp • August 5, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZfzGCXQb5E Urologist Dr. Jesse Mills  believes not enough attention is paid to male infertility. He wants to shine a light on the causes of infertility and the things that can be done to combat the condition. Up to 25 percent of couples have difficulties achieving pregnancy after six [...]

By Kim Irwin • July 26, 2016

Even during my summer of chemotherapy for M1b testicular cancer (I was in denial for six months as it kept growing rapidly), experiencing a myriad of nuclear imaging because of an unknown mass in my liver, and couple of surgeries I had because of my cancer, the very unpleasant times [...]

By Goober • June 6, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W_f05v2HsA   “The first thing we thought was, ‘Oh my gosh, I hope this is not the C-word,’” says Angela Lomeli about her son, Alex, age 5. “That was the scary part.” It was a parent’s worst fear when Angela and her family learned about a suspicious [...]

By uclahealth • May 15, 2014

December 22, 2009 ... My life was changed forever. I was implanted with mesh for stress urinary incontinence. 3 years of pain all over my body, brain fog and erosion in my vagina led me to researching the Internet daily. I stumbled upon Medical Mesh News desk and my prayers [...]

By Drb1903 • January 15, 2013