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Enlarged Prostate (BPH) Is Common, Treatable

Enlarged Prostate (BPH) Is Common, Treatable

Enlarged Prostate (BPH) Is Common, Treatable The prostate is a gland in the male body that plays a role in both urination and sex. It undergoes two major growth periods; the first is in early puberty, and the second is around age 25. This later growth...

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Advanced Urology opens new office

Advanced Urology opens new office

Advanced Urology opens new office MORRIS – Before he cut the ribbon on the new addition to the Morris offices of Advanced Urology on Friday, Dr. Gregory Lewis recalled what he described as a “cubby hole” office their staff once had moved into in 2005 in...

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Don’t Let Overactive Bladder Ruin Your Summer Fun

Don’t Let Overactive Bladder Ruin Your Summer Fun

Don’t Let Overactive Bladder Ruin Your Summer Fun If you’ve been diagnosed with overactive bladder (OAB), and haven’t found relief for your symptoms, there are a variety of treatments that may work wonders for you. OAB can have a major impact on your life,...

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Joliet Slammer players reveal their family wishes

Joliet Slammer players reveal their family wishes

The Joliet Slammers pride themselves on being a family-friendly organization. So we asked some of their players, 'How many kids would you like someday?’ Their answers surprised us. Advanced Urology Associates have generations of experience helping people achieve their...

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Enlarged Prostate a Common Issue for Men

Enlarged Prostate a Common Issue for Men

Enlarged Prostate a Common Issue for Men BPH, or benign prostatic hyperplasia, is a fancy term for an enlarged prostate. It’s a common issue for aging men, with approximately 20% of men at age 40, and 80% of men in their seventies, being diagnosed with the...

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Urologist Treating Patients with UroLift System

Urologist Treating Patients with UroLift System Becomes 1st Midwest physician to reach 200 Joliet urologist Gregory Andros, M.D., announced that his 200th patient has been treated with the UroLift System, a proven, minimally invasive technology to treat...

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Advanced Urology Associates explains the importance of Prostate Cancer Screening

Having a prostate exam probably isn’t how most men prefer to spend an afternoon, but what if that exam is the difference between life and death? Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the U.S.; this year, almost 162,000 men will be diagnosed with the disease, and almost 28,000 more will die from it. About one in every seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lifetime.

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Treatment for BPH, enlarged prostate with Urolift

Enlarged prostate affects as many at 70 percent of men by the time they are in their 60s. Advanced Urology Associates offers a state of the art minimally invasive procedure called UroLift. It has long term positive effects and enables men to keep their sexual function. Living Healthy Chicago’s Jane Monzures talks with Dr. Greg Andros about this procedure. Urolift moves the prostate to allow for proper functioning of the urethra without removing the prostate.

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Prostate Cancer Didn’t Slow Down Plainfield Runner

Faster Recovery with Robotic-assisted Prostatectomy at Silver Cross Hospital

Plainfield resident Bill Nehart competed in the Hot Chocolate 15K in Las Vegas just 90 days after undergoing robotic-assisted surgery with Dr. Thai Nguyen at Silver Cross Hospital to remove his prostate cancer. The Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital performs more procedures than any other hospital or surgery center in the entire Chicago area.

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The Worldwide Video Premiere of “Superman”!

The Worldwide Video Premiere of “Superman”!

The Worldwide Video Premiere of “Superman”! September 29, 2015 It’s September and Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is finally upon us! Our Spring run/walk season was a great success thanks to many of you and we’re excited to kick off 14 run/walks in...

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Advanced Urology Supports Hopstring Fest

Advanced Urology Supports Hopstring Fest Advanced Urology is proud to support the annual festival in Downtown Joliet. Saturday, August 22, 2015 Hopstring Fest is a 12 1/2 hour celebration of craft beer and roots rock! Hopstring Fest is the brainchild of...

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Dr. Gregory J. Andros Treats 200th Patient with the UroLift® System for Enlarged Prostate

Dr. Gregory J. Andros Treats 200th Patient with the UroLift® System for Enlarged Prostate

Urologist Dr. Gregory Andros of Advanced Urology Associates Has Performed the Most UroLift System Procedures in The Midwest.

Gregory Andros, M.D., today announced that his 200th patient has been treated with the UroLift® System, a proven, minimally invasive technology to treat men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH. Dr. Andros is the first physician in all of the Midwest to reach this milestone, performing more UroLift System procedures than any other doctor in the area and in the top 25 of all physicians in the country.

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Advanced Urology Associates Explains the Importance of Board Certification

Advanced Urology Associates Explains the Importance of Board Certification

If you have a medical issue or need a surgical procedure, you want to find a doctor with the highest level of training and specialization possible.  To practice medicine in the U.S., doctors are required to have a medical license; however, that license doesn’t indicate a doctor’s qualifications for practicing within an area of specialty, such as Dermatology or Urology.  If a doctor is Board Certified, it means that he or she has received additional training, and participates in activities that ensure they’re current with the latest advances in medical and patient care.

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2017 ZERO Run/Walk a success!

2017 ZERO Run/Walk a success!

Thanks for helping us raise over $50,000

The weather was beautiful, as was the spirit with everyone that joined us for our 8th annual event to help get rid of prostate cancer. Thank you to everyone who participated, cheered others on, provided support, sponsored the event and/or the participants as well as everyone that volunteered.

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