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Advanced Urology raises $100,000 to end prostate cancer

Advanced Urology raises $100,000 to end prostate cancer

The funds raised from the event are invested around the country to provide research for new treatments, free prostate cancer testing, and educate men and families about prostate cancer. A portion of the proceeds will also benefit the local chapter of Us TOO International Prostate Cancer Education & Support Network – meetings that Advanced Urology proudly hosts.

Tracy Cameron, who works in Advance Urology’s IMRT center, also doubles her duties as the race director for the past number of years. She credits the tremendous success of this year’s race “to the amount of time, energy, and resources put in by our amazing volunteers.”

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Extended Hours Offer Flexibility for Vasectomy Patients

Extended Hours Offer Flexibility for Vasectomy Patients

Extended Hours Offer Flexibility for Vasectomy PatientsA vasectomy is a safe, reliable procedure that many men choose after considering a variety of birth control options. "The vasectomy is one of the most successful birth control modalities," explained...

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Treatment For Overactive Bladder Can Change Your Life

Treatment For Overactive Bladder Can Change Your Life

Treatment For Overactive Bladder Can Change Your LifeOveractive Bladder (OAB) affects men and women of all ages. What some people don't realize is that there are many treatment options available to address the problem and help you get your life back."A lot...

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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 in Morris, Illinois 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

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 men suffering...

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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

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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