Support Group Meeting:
Tuesday June 11, 2013
"Role of Radiation in Managing Your Prostate Cancer"
Michael Burdick, MD
Reily Pavilion - first floor
1415 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112
Obesity increases men's risk of dying from prostate cancer
"Men who are overweight are more likely to have precancerous lesions detected in a benign prostate biopsy and are at a greater risk for subsequently developing prostate cancer, a new study shows."
Continue to article from NBC News
Tackling Prostate Cancer at Super Bowl XLVII
"In addition to raising awareness, the Urology Care Foundation was excited to participate in the NFL Player Care Foundation 2013 Healthy Body and Mind medical screening program. This health program was offered in the Super Bowl media center to former NFL players attending Super Bowl XLVII. Retired players received a series of critically important tests including coronary CT scan, electrocardiogram, echocardiogram and prostate cancer testing."
"Bob's Battle" proves to be a long road to victory
Dr. Raju Thomas of Tulane Urology is featured in this news piece from FOX 8 in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Thomas treated Bob Fresneda for prostate cancer in 2009 using the daVinci robot.
Treatment tested at Tulane Urology helps those with
recurring prostate cancer
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.