The Prostate: Gateway to Men's Health™
Prostate diseases and other urologic conditions, common in middle-aged and older men, can be uncomfortable and even frightening. They are often complex and sometimes life-changing or life-threatening.
This year over 230,000 men in the U.S. will develop prostate cancer, ranking it as the number one cancer in men of any age. Approximately one-third of all men over 50 are at risk for developing prostate cancer. Other non-cancerous urologic conditions—including enlarged prostates, reduced sexual ability and erectile dysfunction—rank among the top three benign diseases in men over 50.
The prostate, a walnut-sized gland at the base of the bladder that produces fluid to transmit sperm, serves as the gateway to understanding some of the most critical areas of men's health and overall well-being. These commonly involve bladder and kidney problems—from poor urine flow to frequent urination during the day or at night, incontinence, kidney stones, tumors and the potentially more insidious "silent" prostate problems that exhibit no symptoms.
Individual Treatment Strategies for Our Patients
At Prostate Healthcare of New York, there is no such thing as a cookie cutter approach.
Each patient receives a comprehensive evaluation of their urinary system as well as a thorough review of their medical history before we determine which treatment option to follow.
We have no pre-determined approach in mind and no bias toward one medical or surgical procedure over another.
To achieve optimal outcomes, the doctors at Prostate Healthcare of New York take many factors into consideration such as:
- Patient's age;
- Prostate condition;
- Overall physical well being and body type;
- Patient's expectations.
Each aspect of the patient's profile must be taken into account. Only then do we develop an individualized medical and or surgical approach to treat the patient's condition.