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Prostate Cancer and Modern Medicine

Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in American men and the second leading cause of cancer death. While a majority of men will be diagnosed after the age of 65, younger men […]

Treating Prostate Cancer

Cancer is a term that will get everyone’s attention. Physicians at Urology Centers of Alabama (UCA) see and treat cancer every day, but we understand that for the patient this can be shocking, as well […]

cancer, cancer treatment, Dr. Brian Wade, HIFU, prostate, prostate cancer, prostate cancer treatment

Education Around the World

I am sitting at a restaurant in Madrid, Spain enjoying tapas…small, appetizer sized plates of food. The weather is nice, the people nicer, and the food is ridiculously good. It’s relaxing to get off of […]

New Office for Urology Centers of Alabama Princeton Location

Beginning June 5th, Dr. Michael Bivins and Dr. Mell Duggan will be relocating to the first floor of Professional Medical Building II on the Princeton campus. Patients can continue to use the same entrance, but […]

New Procedure Looks Promising for Men With Enlarged Prostates

A minimally invasive procedure designed to shrink prostate tissue with a series of nine-second blasts of steam offers men a new treatment for urinary symptoms commonly associated with enlarged prostates.  Read more…

men's health, prostate

Identifying the Symptoms and Treatments for an Overactive Bladder (OAB)

Overactive bladder (OAB) is a very common problem that affects both men and women. Rather than considering it a disease, we consider it a symptom complex. People with OAB have frequent urination, urgency—which is a […]

How to Check for Testicular Cancer in Three Easy Steps

Did you know that April is National Testicular Cancer Awareness Month?  While testicular cancer might be an uncomfortable subject for people to talk about, it is important to be aware.  Early detection can prevent the […]

cancer

I can’t believe this is happening to me! The ABC’s of Erectile Dysfunction

“Doc, I can’t get it up.” “Dr. Christine, my penis doesn’t work anymore.” “I have ED and it’s killing my marriage.” No matter how a man tells me he has Erectile Dysfunction (ED), he is […]

Dr. Brian Christine, erectile dysfunction, sexual health, treatment for ED

Dr. DeGuenther discusses investing in the patient

For Clete Walker (CEO of Virtuo Health), the idea to bring together physicians focused on elevating treatment of prostate cancer is personal. Years ago, when Walker’s father faced the disease, Walker was shocked to find […]

Dr. Strang discusses HIFU at Urology Centers of Alabama

Dr. Strang appeared on WBRC Fox 6 News to discuss the newest treatment for prostate cancer. HIFU is a newly FDA approved treatment that gives men the benefit of treatment with a lower risk of […]

cancer, cancer treatment, Dr. Andrew Strang, health, HIFU, prostate, prostate cancer, prostate cancer treatment

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