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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.  […]

community outreach, prostate cancer

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, […]

immunotherpay, prostate cancer

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 […]

prostate cancer

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. […]

prostate cancer

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

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

Mutant Protein May Change Treatment Plans for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in American men and remains a significant health risk. Scientists at Southern Research in Birmingham are studying a mutated protein that could hold the key to both […]

cancer treatment, men's health, prostate, prostate cancer, prostate cancer treatment

Urology Centers of Alabama Patient Testimonial: Prostate Cancer Treatment

THANKS TO MY HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS: In January 2017 as part of my annual physical the PSA test showed an elevated level. A follow-up test confirmed that number. Thanks to Dr. Colvard (Brookwood Primary Care) […]

cancer, cancer treatment, Dr. Brian Larson, prostate cancer, prostate cancer treatment

Dr. Lutz Discusses Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. Austin Lutz was recently on FOX6 discussing Prostate Cancer Awareness:

prostate, prostate cancer, prostate cancer treatment

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 […]

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