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Changing the Face of Men’s Health

Movember, or No Shave November, is a social movement that’s intended to spark conversations about men’s health, and it’s represented by the iconic mustache (or facial hair). Every November, men around the globe ditch their […]

FDA Approves Apalutamide for Metastatic Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer

On September 17, 2019, the Food and Drug Administration approved apalutamide (ERLEADA, Janssen Biotech, Inc) for patients with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC). Apalutamide was initially approved in 2018 for patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate […]

cancer, FDA approval, metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer, prostate cancer

Your Sexual Health: What You Need to Know

It’s not uncommon to keep sexual dysfunction to yourself, but the truth is you are not alone. 31% of men and 43% of women report some degree of sexual dysfunction for many different reasons. But […]

Do you know your PSA score?

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. At UCA, this means we’re spreading awareness about Prostate Cancer, its symptoms and preventative measures that you can take to lower your chances of developing this form of cancer, […]

UCA Introduces Direct Mobile Payment for Patients

Urology Centers of Alabama patients can now choose to pay their balances directly from their mobile phones without logging into our portal, downloading an app, mailing a check or making a phone call. As Alabama’s […]

Kidney Stones – Cause, Symptoms, and Treatment

Kidney stones. Even saying it sends chills down the spine of someone who has experienced them. But what exactly are they? Well, it’s simple really; kidney stones are formed when urine has high levels of […]

Employee Spotlight: Margaret Nelson

Meet Margaret Nelson. Margaret is the Office Supervisor at our St. Vincent’s location, and she assists in running our Prostate Cancer Support Group. She is an integral part of the UCA family and a familiar […]

Employee Spotlight: Jessica Durrah

Patients battling prostate cancer are often faced with difficult decisions and complex management issues. Understanding treatment options, living with side effects, and handling the emotional aspects of chronic illness can get frustrating and confusing for […]

Routine Maintenance Helps Keep Your Engine Running

As men, we love to do our things. Whether it’s calling the shots in our career, tackling the next DIY project around the house or even coaching a bunch of seven year olds up and […]

Prostate Cancer Treatment Side Effects Aren’t Side Issues When They Happen to You

According to the American Cancer Society, in 2019 an estimated 174,650 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. For those men, treatment options range from surgery to remove the entire prostate, radiation to target the […]

prostate cancer, Radiation Therapy, SpaceOAR

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