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29 01, 2018

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer

2018-01-29T02:55:05+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: Laser Prostate News, LPCA Blog|

Men who follow a Mediterranean diet — rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, fish, boiled potatoes, olives, and vegetable oil — have a lower risk of aggressive prostate cancer, a Spanish study shows. The findings, suggesting that a Mediterranean diet may have a protective effect in the development of aggressive prostate cancer, were published in the [...]

19 01, 2018

Abstract accepted to 2018 Annual Urology Association conference

2018-01-19T05:36:05+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Prostate Study|

Laser Prostate Centers of America (LPCA) is pleased to announce the acceptance of the abstract “Magnetic Resonance Imaging Guided Focal Laser Therapy of Prostate Cancer: Follow Up Results from a Single Center Phase I Trial” to the 2018 Annual Urology Association conference. LPCA urology partner, Dr. Anthony Hoang is co-author on the abstract and presents [...]

17 01, 2018

Dr. Wheeler discusses MRI and prostate biopsy

2018-01-17T18:51:31+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: Prostate Study|

Thomas M. Wheeler, MD, is the pathology partner for Laser Prostate Centers of America. He is chair of the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine and an internationally recognized expert in the pathology of the prostate gland. He has published more than 300 scientific papers, most of which deal with prostate [...]

1 11, 2017

Movember raises awareness for men’s health issues

2017-11-01T21:04:09+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Laser Prostate News|

It’s Movember and that means you’ll likely be seeing moustaches abound. While some may be more impressive than others (have you seen some of those ‘staches!), it’s all for a great cause! The Movember Foundation’s mission is to have an everlasting impact on the face of men's health. Since 2003, it has been working to [...]

15 09, 2017

September is prostate cancer awareness month

2017-09-22T16:10:38+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Categories: Laser Prostate News|

Did you know that September is prostate cancer awareness month? Chances are you may not because while prostate cancer is extremely common (the most common cancer in men after skin cancer according to the American Cancer Society), it isn’t talked about enough and the diagnosis and treatment options are often unclear. While the screening guidelines [...]

25 07, 2017

Surgery for early-stage prostate cancer is invasive and doesn’t save lives

2017-08-16T04:59:03+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: LPCA Blog, Prostate Study|Tags: |

Based on two studies — one from the U.K. and one from the U.S. — and years of research, the message is clear. Surgery for early-stage prostate cancer is invasive and doesn’t save lives (click link read the full article). This is particularly important when you consider that many patients with prostate cancer don’t require [...]

13 07, 2017

New study shows regret associated with aggressive treatments

2017-08-16T04:23:42+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: LPCA Blog|Tags: , |

A new study of almost one thousand men showed that men who chose to undergo aggressive treatment for prostate cancer including radical prostatectomy and radiation therapy are likely to have regrets regarding these choices. In fact, 15% of men in the study were regretful of their treatment decisions. One way to combat such an issue [...]

23 05, 2017

MRI may lower costs for prostate cancer treatment

2017-08-16T04:34:32+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Categories: LPCA Blog|Tags: , |

A recent study presents yet another great advantage to MRI-guided procedures. While advanced imaging may appear to be cost-prohibitive at first, using MRI early on to evaluate prostate cancer can not only spare patients from having invasive transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) biopsies, but can also save health care costs for patients, health plans and hospitals. In [...]

10 05, 2017

Laser Prostate Centers of America Joins Forces with Francisco Gelpi, M.D., M.P.H. of Houston Metro Urology

2017-07-23T04:13:08+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: LPCA Blog|Tags: , |

HOUSTON, May 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Laser Prostate Centers of America (LPCA) announces that Francisco Gelpi, M.D., M.P.H. of Houston Metro Urology has joined forces with LPCA to bring comprehensive care to patients suffering from prostate cancer. Dr. Gelpi received his Master’s in Public Health from Harvard University in Boston where he also did his fellowship in Urologic Oncology. Prior to this, he completed his [...]

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