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Prostate Cancer

Have you been diagnosed with prostate cancer? Our informational site is your source for recent news, treatment options, and information.


Kidney Cancer

If you have been diagnosed with kidney cancer, please visit our informational site for recent news, treatment options, and information on kidney cancer.


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Tulane Urology has a long history of being the regional, national, and international leaders in minimally invasive surgery for urologic disease such as prostate cancer, kidney cancer, erectile dysfunction, kidney stones, and benign prostatic hyperplasia.

From robot surgery for prostate cancer (with experience in over 1000 robotic surgeries since November 2002), to laser surgery for BPH and percutaneous procedures for kidney stones, Tulane Urology has the most experience in minimally invasive procedures in New Orleans, LA - and the Gulf South region. In this spirit of innovation, new robotic procedures for treatment of renal cell carcinoma, Robotic Partial Nephrectomy, advanced Laparoscopy for urologic oncology, and experience in treating sexual dysfunction and infertility, the mission of Tulane Urology is to advance the frontiers of medicine and deliver excellent patient care.

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In the News

Obesity linked to more aggressive prostate cancer?

"Prostate cancer incidence and mortality rates are twice as high among African American males as Caucasians and other ethnic minority groups. Tulane University urology professor Asim Abdel-Mageed recently was awarded a five-year, $1.8 million National Cancer Institute grant to continue his research into possible causes of these disparities."

[READ FULL STORY from New Wave]

Prostate cancer awareness lacking among men

Men have a surprising lack of awareness about prostate cancer, according to results of a new survey. Also, the survey found that the disease has a profound emotional impact on men. A significant gap exists between the facts about prostate cancer and what men believe about the disease.


Treatment tested at Tulane Urology helps those with recurring prostate cancer - | WWLTV |

Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in men, taking the lives of 30,000 men in the U.S. each year, according to the American Cancer Society. Caught early, before it spreads, it is very curable.

Dr. Benjamin Lee is the principal investigator at Tulane for brand new technology being tested in New Orleans and at 14 other sites in the country. It's for men whose prostate cancer has come back and who had external beam radiation the first time around. |LINK TO STORY INCLUDING VIDEO AND TEXT|

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