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Smoking Affects Urologic Conditions

Smoking is harmful to your body in lots of ways, but it can have an impact on urologic conditions in particular. There are several different conditions that smoking can impact.   Smoking irritates the bladder and it can definitely make urologic symptoms worse. In addition, it can cause bouts of coughing that can lead to urinary…
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Does Prostate Cancer Treatment Cause Impotence?

Impotence, also known as erectile dysfunction, can definitely be a side effect of prostate cancer treatment, even though it is not caused by actually having prostate cancer. There are several different treatments that can increase the risk of this condition, including surgery to remove the prostate gland, radiation therapy, hormone therapy and more. Does Prostate…
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Top 10 Omaha Clinical Trials Questions

Why would I want to join a study and not get seen/treatment in the clinic? Most times, patients will receive more in depth and detailed care as well as close supervision from the research coordinator while enrolled in a clinical trial.  This is due to amount of data and feedback that needs to be collected…
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ProVent Study

ProVent Study is a randomized Phase 3, Open-label Trial of Sipuleucel-T administered to patients on active surveillance for newly diagnosed prostate cancer. What is the ProVent Study? The ProVent study is a randomized, open-label study designed to look at whether sipuleucel-T can slow the progression of prostate cancer for subjects in active surveillance, following sipuleucel-T…
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OAB Nerve Stimulation Treatment

Overactive Bladder (OAB) is a condition involving bothersome urinary symptoms including involuntary leakage of urine. OAB affects between 7% and 27% of men, and 9% and 43% of women. However, involuntary leakage of urine this is associated with a sudden need to urinate, is more common in women. Because of these symptoms, patients experience a…
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