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Jay Motola

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Surgery and PSA Testing

Since the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) announced their decision about the lack of benefit derived from PSA screening, there has been a huge controversy surrounding this decision. If one were to believe the results of this task force, PSA testing would never be performed, and all men would never be affected by prostate... Read moreChevron
posted 03/16/2014, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

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LIfe After the USPSTF Decision About PSA Testing

In February 2013, when the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) changed the contemporary recommendations for prostate cancer screening, they felt that there was convincing evidence that PSA-based screening programs resulted in the detection of many cases of asymptomatic prostate cancer. They also felt that there was convincing evidence... Read moreChevron
posted 02/03/2014, comments (0)|
Charles Turner

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green light surgery.

I had surgery 12/04/2013 at 4 PM, home at 8PM with catherter which came out at 8 AM the following morning. Bloody & burning for one day & then everything was good. I think it was a good move. Had it done in Jamestown, NY.
posted 12/09/2013, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

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Urologist

Update on the Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer

The treatment of patients with advanced prostate cancer that does not respond to hormone deprivation has been the focus of numerous studies and research funds. A series of medications have become available over last several years whose intent was to provide extended survival for patients with hormonally resistant disease.   Recently, the... Read moreChevron
posted 11/25/2013, comments (0)|
Jay Motola

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

So how do we justify the Prostate Cancer Awareness Month that just passed? With the recommendations of the USPSTF regarding the use of PSA testing, one may be led to believe that prostate cancer is something that we do not really need to worry about. But was that appropriate?   Prostate cancer remains the second leading cause of death in men... Read moreChevron
posted 10/04/2013, comments (0)|

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