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A Brief History of Prostate Cancer Treatment

A Brief History of Prostate Cancer Treatment

Comprehensive Urology is among the nation’s premier experts in the treatment of prostate cancer, which affects nearly 3 million American men. While it’s not uncommon for men with prostate cancer to show none of the regular symptoms (which can include blood in the urine, difficulty urinating, pain in the pelvis or back while urinating, andRead More

Incontinent? You’re Not Alone – Here Are 5 Celebrities You Might Be Surprised to Learn Live with Incontinence

Incontinent? You’re Not Alone – Here Are 5 Celebrities You Might Be Surprised to Learn Live with Incontinence

Despite recent TV advertisements in Los Angeles featuring the glamorous Brooke Burke-Charvet that show otherwise, incontinence is not easy to discuss. It’s one of the taboos that is rarely talked about, even in private. And there’s a good reason. No one wants to discuss urine leakage issues. Though it’s often a consequence of aging, it’sRead More

How Robotic Surgery Is Changing the Face of Prostate Cancer Treatment

How Robotic Surgery Is Changing the Face of Prostate Cancer Treatment

The expert urologists at Comprehensive Urology in Beverly Hills constantly strive to provide men with the best prostate cancer care possible. From screening and diagnosis to treatment and aftercare, we always have our patients’ health and quality of life in mind. The most common traditional prostate cancer treatment is surgery because of its track recordRead More

How REZUM Can Help Treat BPH

How REZUM Can Help Treat BPH

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is the medical name for an enlarged prostate gland that occurs with age, which is believed to affect nearly half of all men aged 70 or older. Although it is not cancerous in nature and is not a “serious” problem for most men, it can disrupt your life very significantly. Fortunately,Read More

Help Fight Urinary Incontinence with Kegel Exercises

Help Fight Urinary Incontinence with Kegel Exercises

At Comprehensive Urology in Beverly Hills, one issue that our patients frequently share their concerns about is incontinence. Although rarely a major medical concern, it is often a source of major social embarrassment. The board-certified urologists at Comprehensive Urology understand this. We also know that, while various treatments are available to address a leaky bladder,Read More

Fight Bladder Cancer Effectively – Know the Early Signs of the Disease

Fight Bladder Cancer Effectively – Know the Early Signs of the Disease

Bladder cancer is not typically something that young people can expect to experience, but the fact remains that this disease can affect anyone at any age. It begins in the cells that make up the inner lining of the bladder and, if not detected early, can spread throughout the organ and even to other bodyRead More

The Top 5 Benefits of ThermiVa Treatment

The Top 5 Benefits of ThermiVa Treatment

Did you know that as women age, the vagina gradually loses collagen? Yes, vaginal collagen is an actual thing! Collagen is the most abundant protein in our bodies and is found in muscles, bones, skin, blood vessels, the digestive system, and vaginal tissue. An easy way to understand the importance of collagen is to compareRead More

The Benefits of HIFU Over Traditional Prostate Cancer Surgery

The Benefits of HIFU Over Traditional Prostate Cancer Surgery

For a man, one of the most dreaded phrases you can hear is “You have prostate cancer.” This is especially true for American men, as it is the second leading killer among all cancers. Traditionally, prostate cancer treatment has been restricted to surgery (complete removal of the gland) or radiation therapy, both of which canRead More

4 Everyday Incontinence Issues Solved by UroLift Procedures

4 Everyday Incontinence Issues Solved by UroLift Procedures

Once you get into your 40s, the decline in the function of your prostate often begins in earnest. However, you might not always notice the differences in how it functions – or maybe, in truth, you suspect some issues, yet you ignore them. If you’re in the latter camp, there could be several reasons why.Read More

MRI Fusion Biopsies: The Best Way to Diagnose Prostate Cancer?

MRI Fusion Biopsies: The Best Way to Diagnose Prostate Cancer?

Early detection of prostate cancer is not the only key to surviving the disease with the potential for a cure, but also crucial in preserving the quality of your life in Los Angeles. For decades, the standard form of prostate biopsies has had its share of hits and misses when diagnosing for cancer, with close toRead More

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