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New Technology Brings Precision to Prostate Screening, Cancer Treatment
August 05, 2019 - Steven Sukin, M.D., urologist at Texas Urology Specialists-The Woodlands, discusses the changes in urology care with multi-parametric MRI (mpMRI). The technology allows urologists to target specific areas instead of taking biopsies all over the prostate, minimizing damage to healthy tissue.
Texas Urology Specialists Offer UroLift Treatment for Enlarged Prostate
November 12, 2018 - Dr. Steven Sukin with Texas Urology Specialists explains the impact an enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, can have on a man’s daily life.
A Game Changer For Guys
October 16, 2018 - 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
Texas Urology Specialists Treats 200th Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Patient with Minimally Invasive UroLift® System
September 18, 2018 - Texas Urology Specialists announced today Steven Sukin, M.D., has treated his 200th patient with the UroLift® System, a proven, minimally invasive technology to treat men suffering from symptoms associated with benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH.
FDA Reviewed Treatment for Aggressive Prostate Cancer
June 27, 2018 - 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.
Prostate Cancer Study: Multi-parametric MRI Improves Risk Assessment and Biopsy Accuracy
March 26, 2018 - Drs. Andrew Lee and Ashley Ross discuss challenges in diagnosing prostate cancer and review recent studies that explore care options.
In Memoriam – Michael Gruber, M.D.
March 05, 2018 - The Texas Urology Specialists family is deeply saddened by the loss of Dr. Michael Gruber, who died at his home in Dallas on Saturday, March 3.
This Treatment For Enlarged Prostate Avoids Side Effects Of Invasive Surgery
February 25, 2018 - 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 11, 2017 - 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.
Texas Urology Specialists' Dr. Jeffrey Toubin Achieves Special Designation for Breakthrough Prostate Enlargement Treatment
November 30, 2017 - Texas Urology Specialists today announced that Jeffrey Toubin, M.D., FACS, has been designated as a UroLift® Center of Excellence. The designation recognizes Dr. Toubin’s exemplary care and his extensive training and experience with the UroLift System, technology that includes permanent implants for men suffering from benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH.