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Texas Urology Specialists Offer UroLift Treatment for Enlarged Prostate
November 13, 2018 - KHOU-TV (CBS, Houston)
Dr. Steven Sukin, urologist with Texas Urology Specialists–The Woodlands, addresses the benefits of the new UroLift procedure for treating an enlarged prostate. According to Dr. Sukin, a short procedure time, minimal side effects, and quick recovery make this minimally invasive treatment an impactful option for men 45 and older.

A Game Changer For Guys
October 17, 2018 - Methodist Dallas Medical Center
There is a condition affecting millions of men — and now Methodist Dallas Medical Center is the place for them to find relief. The condition is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), more commonly called enlarged prostate. In 2010, as many as 14 million men had symptoms of the condition

FDA Reviewed Treatment for Aggressive Prostate Cancer
June 28, 2018 - KXAS-TV (NBC, Dallas-Fort Worth)
The FDA is reviewing approval of enzalutamide, a drug which lowered the risk of metastasis or death in men with non-metastatic hormone-resistant prostate cancer, according to a new study of 1,400 patients. Dr. Ashley Ross, medical oncologist at Texas Urology Specialists–Plano, discusses the trial.

This Treatment For Enlarged Prostate Avoids Side Effects Of Invasive Surgery
February 26, 2018 - KERA News, Dallas
One option for treating an enlarged prostate in men involves an invasive form of surgery known to have serious side effects. Dr. Jeff Toubin in North Texas has been certified for a newer, minimally invasive form of treatment called UroLift.

Cardiovascular diseases and cancer, the two leading causes of death in men in the US
December 12, 2017 - Univison 45 Houston
There are two main causes of death among men in the country: cardiovascular diseases and cancer. However, diseases can be detected if men visit their doctor regularly for an annual checkup to screen for diabetes, hypertension, and prostate cancer.

Men's Health: More Than Just About Quality of Life
June 20, 2016 - CHI St. Luke's Health
Most people are very much aware of the classic and important categories of risks to overall health: high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Unfortunately, many men ignore early warning signs and do not seek medical care until something is clearly wrong.

On-air Prostate Examination to Raise Awareness
October 7, 2015 - KRIV-TV, Houston
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but November is the month when men need to be examined for a type of cancer that can be overcome. Prostate cancer is the second-most commonly diagnosed cancer in men. It is important to know the facts about the disease so that you can take early action against it.

Houston Doctor, patient lead the way in cancer vaccine study
November 20, 2014 - KPRC-TV, Houston
Seventy-four-year-old  Brian McDonald's cancer is localized and he's not a candidate for surgery so he gets radiation, all factors that make him an ideal candidate for a clinical trial vaccine. One of the lead investigators in the trial is his urologist, Dr. Steven Sukin of Texas Oncology.