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Prostate Biopsy Can Cause Urinary, Erectile Problems by Medline Plus Posted Mon 30 Aug 2010 11:20am Monday, August 30, 2010    By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Biopsies taken to diagnose prostate cancer commonly cause temporary erectile dysfunction and, in some cases, lingering urinary problems, according to a new study. The find ... Read on »
Obese Men Less Likely to Get Biopsy After PSA Screening by Medline Plus Posted Tue 14 Sep 2010 11:34am Tuesday, September 14, 2010    By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Research has shown that obese men have lower rates of prostate cancer than thinner men, but a new study suggests that this does not reflect an actual lower risk, but a lower rate of early detection throu ... Read on »
Mix Ups In Biopsy Tests Result in Legal Cases Related to Prostate Cancer Surgeries by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Aug 2010 12:47am Both situations are sad and the man who had surgery to cure what he was told was prostate cancer is even sadder now that he lives with some not so nice side effects that came along with the surgery.  In the meantime, the other man didn’t have his prostate cancer found as earlier as it could have been.  Doctors make decisions on suggested ... Read on »
Impact of undergoing breast biopsy needs to be recognised, says top surgeon by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 26 Nov 2013 5:23am A new study looking at the impact that undergoing a breast biopsyThe removal of a small sample of cells or tissue so that it may be examined under a microscope. The term may also refer to the tissue sample itself. has on short-term quality of life, particularly for younger women, is of interest to leading ... Read on »
Friday's Funnies - My Biopsy Experience! by Michele W. Patient Expert Posted Fri 24 Jul 2009 10:48pm MY BIOPSY IS BENIGN!!! THANK YOU ALL FOR YOUR PRAYERS!!! Stereotactic core needle biopsies use a computer to map the location of the calcifications and guide the placement of the needle, which takes a core sample of the breast tissue. To read more about the procedure you can go to the following site: ... Read on »
More Discussion About the Possible Adverse Consequences of a Simple Breast Biopsy by Bruce Friedman Patient Expert Posted Fri 15 Jan 2010 12:00am In my blog note yesterday, I speculated about whether a simple diagnostic breast biopsy could, in and of itself, induce local inflammation and thereby simulate the invasion of a previously quiescent ductal carcinoma in-situ (DCIS) (see: Can a Simple Breast Biopsy Initiate Tissue Invasion by Intra-Ductal Cancer Cells?). Martin Trotter ... Read on »
Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
Prostate Cancer Treatment Hailed 100% Effective In Germany – St. George Treatment Center by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 15 Apr 2010 9:21am This is a press release today about the treatment used in Germany to fight prostate cancer.  I did some looking around the web and found one site at the image below that gives a few additional details here and is a center in Germany using the the procedure developed by Dr. Douwes.   From the St. George Website Center in Germany Th ... Read on »
Testicular Biopsy To Determine Absence of Sperm Prior To TESE & IVF by Edward Ramirez, MD Posted Fri 15 Jan 2010 12:00am Question: Dear Dr. Ramirez, My husband was born with exstrophy of the urinary bladder (in 1965 before some of the advances in that area), and as a result has had numerous surgeries, etc. He believes he used to have normal ejaculation before a major surgery in 1990; he does not now (none at all). A number of years ago (before ... Read on »
ADT, bone architecture, and “virtual bone biopsies” by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Mon 11 Oct 2010 12:00am A recent study reported in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism has been receiving a good deal of media attention, although its immediate clinical importance wouldn’t appear to be particularly high. Hamilton et al. have used a sophisticated new type of CT scan to assess changes in the bone structure among a cohort ... Read on »