prostate

Overactive bladder isn’t a disease, but rather a collection of symptoms related to urinary control

By Ask the Doctors • April 28, 2021

First diagnosed by several doctors (not UCLA associated) as prostate related but unable to relief my pain. After one year suffering pain I decided to seek help at UCLA. The urologist at UCLA diagnosed after 3 visits that not prostate is the problem and sent me to another department (Dr. [...]

By Janik • August 30, 2020

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

David Orthner learned he might have cancer by a fluke. When sending his blood sample to the lab after a routine physical, Orthner’s doctor checked the box for a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) measurement, something not typically done until a patient turns 50.

By uclahealth • October 4, 2012