Category Archives: Prostate

Choosing Between In-Office Procedures and Surgery for BPH

October 21, 2021

Benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. It is extremely common with about 50% of men over 50, and 80% of men over 80, suffering from its symptoms. While BPH is very common, there … Continue reading

Can Coffee Lower Prostate Cancer Risk?

October 7, 2021

Coffee has historically had an up and down relationship in researchers’ eyes. What was once considered incredibly healthy, was later vilified as carcinogenic. Today, many studies have shown that coffee confers more antioxidant benefits than it does risks in the … Continue reading

Prostate Cancer – No Big Deal or Deadly?

August 5, 2021

As a leader in the evolution of diagnosis and classification of prostate cancer over the past few decades, Dr. Engel has seen and participated in changes regarding how we view prostate cancer and how it is ultimately treated. Elsewhere on … Continue reading

3 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Prostate Cancer

July 15, 2021

Prostate cancer can become a trigger for panic when we hear that 13 out of every 100 men in the United States will have it at some point in their lives. Although you cannot change your age or genetics, which … Continue reading

Why In-office BPH Procedures Make Sense

May 18, 2021

Many men suffer from Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia or enlarged prostate. It becomes more common as a man ages with approximately 50% of all men experiencing it by the age of 50 and 80% by the age of 80. And while … Continue reading

Is It BPH or Prostate Cancer?

April 5, 2021

Many men come to our office with lower urinary tract symptoms or LUTS and very concerned about the prospect of prostate cancer. While there is always a chance of prostate cancer, the likelihood of other prostate conditions is far higher. … Continue reading

The Lowdown on Herbal Remedies for BPH

March 15, 2021

BPH or enlarged prostate is a progressive problem. Patients do not wake up one day with severe lower urinary tract symptoms, rather they slowly get to a point where their urinary issues become bothersome and difficult to live with. As … Continue reading

Elevated PSA – Not All That It Seems

February 1, 2021

When introduced in the 80s, Prostate Specific Antigen or PSA measurement was a revolutionary advancement in the detection and treatment of prostate cancer. Without it, prostate cancer detection would be an even more significant concern and we would certainly miss … Continue reading