Book Appointment button

UCA Blog

Find the latest news and articles regarding UCA

FDA approves enzalutamide (XTANDI) for metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer

“At UCA, we continue to drive state of the art care. As a clinical trial site, interested and qualifying patients had the opportunity to participate in the clinical trial which led to the recent FDA […]

2019: A Year in Review – “Pardon our Progress”

If I could pick one word to describe UCA in 2019, it would be GROWTH! We started 2019 by moving our St. Vincent’s East location to the Pilot building.  We also hired a full-time Physician […]

Urologists Can Serve as Advocates for Men’s Health

Gynecologists have long been recognized as champions of women’s health care, and Eric Brewer MD, a physician with Urology Centers of Alabama, says urologists should play the same role for men. “Historically, men have not […]

UCA Offers Free PSA Screenings at the Mike Slive Invitational

UCA partnered with the Mike Slive Foundation to offer free PSA blood screenings at the Mike Slive Invitational.  As basketball fans enjoyed the game of Auburn vs. St. Louis University, we screened over 60 men […]

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 […]

© Copyright 2020 Urology Centers of Alabama