Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer While PSA testing to screen for prostate cancer has led to more detection, the concept of “active surveillance” is gaining traction as a means to reduce overtreatment of the disease.
Like many men diagnosed with prostate cancer, Bill Pickett faced a tough question when he came to UCLA for treatment: how to fight it? Prostate cancer is one of the more curable cancers — it has a 96 percent survival rate 15 years after diagnosis, according to the American Cancer Society.
These guys have been buddies for years and they all want to do a vasectomy,” says Dr. Jesse Mills, pictured in scrubs, director of
"I had prostate cancer at 55 years of age,” says Robert Grycan, who chose to seek help from Dr. Stuart Holden on the advice of a family member. Robert now goes to his appointments at the Clark Urology Center in Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “Everything is fine now; I’m [...]
“I’m old, I’ve been spending a lot of time at the doctor’s and that’s why I’m here,” says Judy Leach, chuckling as she talks about what brought her to the Clark Urology Center at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “I had bladder cancer, but now it’s gone so I’m [...]
If you’re a man of a certain age, or someone who loves him, the thought of prostate cancer is never far away. After all, the [...]
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. [...]
https://youtu.be/DxB9pg1lGcU While many men shy away from discussing their health concerns with one another, three longtime friends from Los Angeles decided to take a new approach to the very personal matter of birth control. With the encouragement of their wives, Paul Diaz, John Lambrechts and Basilio Santangelo recently [...]
“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 [...]
As a physician in my early 60s, I was more than aware of the risk of prostate cancer, and had been monitoring my PSA levels off and on for a few years. I had a biopsy a few years ago which was normal, but the levels kept rising, slowly. Nonetheless, [...]