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Dr. Bivins Visit The Next Round to Create Awareness for Prostate Cancer.

Dr. Michael Bivins visited with the guys on The Next Round this week. They discussed signs and symptoms of prostate cancer, screening for prostate cancer and a recent awareness campaign with NBA great Grant Hill. […]

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Dr. Matthew Purcell Discusses Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. Matthew Purcell sat down with prostate cancer survivor Sheldon Hagood on FOX6 News at noon to discuss prostate cancer awareness and testing.   Remember, early detection is the key. Click here to watch interview.

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Governor Kay Ivey Signs Prostate Cancer Awareness Proclamation

UCA’s very own Dr. Michael Bivins had the honor of working alongside Dr. Tom Moody with the Urology Health Foundation to have September proclaimed as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in the state of Alabama. We’re […]

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Dr. Brian Christine Speaks to Prophecy Motorcycle Club on Prostate Cancer Awareness

Dr. Christine continued the UCA commitment to community awareness on Sunday, September 13th.  He, along with Margaret Nelson, LPN, was a speaker at the Prophecy Motorcycle Club’s Prostate Cancer Car & Bike Show in Ensley.  […]

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Dr. Bivins Discuss Immunotherapy Study and Prostate Cancer Awareness

During Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, UCA continues its commitment to community awareness.  Dr. Michael Bivins recently visited the FOX6 News at Noon and Talk of Alabama to discuss prostate cancer screenings, early detection, risk factors, […]

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What If Your Treatment is Delayed?

So, you’ve got localized prostate cancer, you’ve decided to get it treated with either surgery or radiation, and you have steeled yourself to get on with it.  You’ve been through a lot already: from the […]

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Dr. Bivins: ‘Prostate screenings save lives’

Published 9:35 pm Wednesday, March 4, 2020 All Pike County men, ages 40 and over, are encouraged to set aside as few minutes on Saturday to take a simple test that could save their lives. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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