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New technology brings precision to prostate screening, cancer treatment

Spring resident Bobby Frantom has always been vigilant about his health, including undergoing annual prostate-cancer screenings. For years, his Prostate Specific Antigen blood test results were well within the normal range of lower than 4.0 ng/ml. But within one year, he said, the numbers jumped from “normal to very abnormal” — to 7.2. “An office biopsy indicated cancer,” said Frantom, 68. “But not how bad it was or if it had spread.”

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A Cutting Edge BPH Treatment Option Called UroLift Is Making Waves In The Urology World and Dr. Steven Sukin Is Leading The Charge in Bringing This Revolutionary Procedure to Houston and Proctoring Doctors from around The Country

A common medical condition that targets older men regarding the enlargement of the prostate gland is referred to as BPH or Benign prostate hyperplasia. Symptoms include a weak or slow urinary stream, a sense that you cannot completely empty your bladder, difficulty or delay in starting urination, an urgent feeling of needing to urinate as well as a urinary stream that stops and starts. This  condition affects over 70% of men in their 60s.
 

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Intraprostatic distribution and long-term follow-up after AdV-tk immunotherapy as neoadjuvant to surgery in patients with prostate cancer - by Dr. Steven Sukin
A phase I-II study to evaluate gene-mediated cytotoxic immunotherapy in newly diagnosed prostate cancer before radical prostatectomy was conducted in Monterrey, Mexico. First, to investigate delivery of adenovirus to the prostate, fluorescently labeled vector was injected into fresh prostatectomy specimens and distribution was visually analyzed.
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Local Urologist now offering new clinical trials of new prostate cancer treatment
The American Cancer Society estimates that each year around 200,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer.
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The Woodlands Hospital Performs First Robotic-assisted Surgery in Montgomery County
Urologist Steven Sukin, M.D., was the surgeon who performed the robotic-assisted prostatectomy using the da Vinci Surgical System on March 2, 2007. 
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Memorial Hermann hosts robotic 'surgeon'
 
Urologist Dr. Steven Sukin on Friday conducted what hospital officials are saying was a successful robotic-assisted prostatectomy, or removal of the prostate gland, using the da Vinci Surgical System. The assisting surgeon was Dr. C.L. Corey. 
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Intraprostatic distribution and long-term follow-up after AdV-tk immunotherapy as neoadjuvant to surgery in patients
with prostate cancer
- by Dr. Steven Sukin
A phase I-II study to evaluate gene-mediated cytotoxic immunotherapy in newly diagnosed prostate cancer before radical prostatectomy was conducted in Monterrey, Mexico. First, to investigate delivery of adenovirus to the prostate, fluorescently labeled vector was injected into fresh prostatectomy specimens and distribution was visually analyzed.
Read the full article »

Local Urologist now offering new clinical trials of new prostate cancer treatment
The American Cancer Society estimates that each year around 200,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Read the full article »

The Woodlands Hospital Performs First Robotic-assisted Surgery in Montgomery County
Urologist Steven Sukin, M.D., was the surgeon who performed the robotic-assisted prostatectomy using the da Vinci Surgical System on March 2, 2007. 
Read the full article »


Memorial Hermann hosts robotic 'surgeon'
 
Urologist Dr. Steven Sukin on Friday conducted what hospital officials are saying was a successful robotic-assisted prostatectomy, or removal of the prostate gland, using the da Vinci Surgical System. The assisting surgeon was Dr. C.L. Corey. 
Read the full article »

 

 

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