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    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 14 Ratings

The Urology Care Foundation is the official foundation of the American Urological Association. We support reliable patient education on urology health issues. Learn more at UrologyHealth.org.

    Prostate Cancer: Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) with Dr. Kristen Scarpato

    Prostate Cancer: Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) with Dr. Kristen Scarpato

    Our guest is Dr. Kristen Scarpato, a urologic oncologist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. She is here to talk with us about Androgen Deprivation Therapy, or ADT, for prostate cancer. She covers information such as what is ADT, questions to ask your doctor and what to expect after treatment.

    Short on time? Use the below timestamps to jump to any topic section:
    0:48 - Introduction
    2:10 - Prostate cancer overview
    3:30 - What is Androgren Deprivation Therapy (ADT)?
    4:30 - Why is ADT important?
    6:43 - When during treatment would ADT be considered?
    9:32 - What patients benefit the most from ADT?
    10:45 - What administers ADT?
    12:10 - What can patients expect after ADT?
    15:30 - Talking with your doctor
    17:16 - Final thoughts

    Supported by an independent educational grant provided by Myovant Sciences LTD and Pfizer Inc.

    For more information, please visit www.UrologyHealth.org and don’t forget to subscribe to our free digital magazine, UrologyHealth extra® at https://www.urologyhealth.org/healthy-living/urologyhealth-extra.

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    December 1, 2022

    • 18 min
    Bladder Cancer Caregivers - Self-Care with Survivor Frank Sloan, PhD

    Bladder Cancer Caregivers - Self-Care with Survivor Frank Sloan, PhD

    This podcast is part of the Bladder Cancer Caregivers Podcast series, a series to help provide more understanding and guidance for people impacted by bladder cancer, to include friends, family and caregivers. Our guest is Dr. Frank Sloan, a bladder cancer survivor who speaks openly about his journey, emotions, support and strategies of bladder cancer as a way to showcase one's self-care. The goal of this podcast is to help patients and caregivers learn about the importance of self-care and building a support system from the personal experience of a bladder cancer survivor.

    Short on time? Use the below timestamps to jump to any section:
    0:57 - Introduction
    1:40 - Experience with symptoms and getting diagnosed with bladder cancer
    5:52 - Emotional aspect of getting bladder cancer after prostate cancer
    6:40 - Experience of treatment and recovery with bladder cancer
    8:07 - Getting involved with a bladder cancer support group
    11:54 - Things learned from others at support groups
    13:18 - Caregiver presence at support groups
    17:26 - Self-care dealing with anxiety around follow up appointments
    18:17 - Things learned about himself and about those who supported him
    20:37 - Advice for patients and caregivers

    Patient resources provided through the generous support of Seagen and Astellas.

    For more information, please visit www.urologyhealth.org/ and don't forget to subscribe to our free digital magazine, UrologyHealth extra® at https://www.urologyhealth.org/healthy-living/urologyhealth-extra.

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    November 3, 2022

    • 25 min
    Spinal Cord Injury Survivor Finds Life Purpose and Learns "It's Okay to Not be Okay"

    Spinal Cord Injury Survivor Finds Life Purpose and Learns "It's Okay to Not be Okay"

    Our guest is Colby and he is with us to talk about his life journey as a spinal cord injury survivor. Colby details how he overcame the intense struggles of becoming injured in high school, managing the new urologic conditions that came with recovery and how he ultimately found his life purpose.

    Short on time? Use the below timestamps to jump to any section:
    0:38 - When and how the injury happened
    1:23 - Immediate impact of the injury on his life
    3:55 - Physical and emotional recovery process
    9:17 - Support from others during recovery
    10:53 - Seeing a urologist and treatment for urologic conditions
    17:25 - Current treatment
    20:49 - Advice for patients and caregivers
    23:22 - Final thoughts

    For more information, please visit www.urologyhealth.org/ and don't forget to subscribe to our free digital magazine, UrologyHealth extra® at https://www.urologyhealth.org/healthy-living/urologyhealth-extra.

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    October 6, 2022

    • 25 min
    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): Life After Treatment with Dr. Sankar Kausik and Patient, Dan

    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): Life After Treatment with Dr. Sankar Kausik and Patient, Dan

    On this episode we had the honor of speaking with two guests on the topic of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH. Our first guest is Dan, a patient who talks about his life before and after treatment for BPH and the overall journey he went on to find relief. Our second guest is Dr. Sankar Kausik, a urologist at Chesapeake Urology who talks about how other's may relate to Dan's journey before and after treatment. The goal of this podcast is to share a patient's story about their BPH journey to help people identify with the issue and to seek advice of a urologist.

    Short on time? Use the below timestamps to jump to any section:
    Dan, BPH Patient:
    0:59 - Introduction
    1:24 - Symptoms of BPH and seeing a urologist
    3:10 - Impact of symptoms on quality of life
    4:30 - Exploring treatment options
    5:55 - Life after treatment
    10:49 - Advice for patients, partners and caregivers on the BPH journey
    11:54 - Final thoughts

    Dr. Sankar Kausik:
    12:56 - Introduction
    13:32 - How does Dan's story make you feel as a doctor?
    15:46 - What does the typical journey look like for a BPH patient?
    18:30 - Is BPH a lifelong journey?
    20:15 - Advice for patients, partners and caregivers on the BPH journey
    21:42 - Final thoughts

    For more information, please visit www.urologyhealth.org/ and don't forget to subscribe to our free digital magazine, UrologyHealth extra® at https://www.urologyhealth.org/healthy-living/urologyhealth-extra.

    Made possible through the support of Olympus.

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    September 29, 2022

    • 15 min
    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): Journey to Treatment with Dr. Bilal Chughtai and Patient, Bob

    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): Journey to Treatment with Dr. Bilal Chughtai and Patient, Bob

    On this episode we had the honor of speaking with two guests on the topic of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH. Our first guest is Bob, a patient who details his experience with BPH and the treatment option that worked for him. Our second guest is Dr. Bilal Chughtai, a urologist at Weill Cornell Medical College who gives a high-level overview of treatment options for men with BPH. The goal of this podcast is to share a patient story of his experience, provide patients, partners and caregivers information on diagnosing and treating BPH and highlight key questions patients may have for their doctor.

    Stay tuned at the end of this episode for an “Ask the Experts” segment, where Bob will get to ask Dr. Ristau some questions from a patient’s perspective.

    Short on time? Use the below timestamps to jump to any section:
    Bob, BPH Patient:
    0:59 - Introduction
    1:15 - The story (overview of symptoms, living with BPH and treatment)
    5:58 - Impact of BPH on daily life and relief from treatment
    7:26 - Triggers for BPH symptoms
    8:05 - Finding the right treatment option
    9:42 - Advice for patients, partners and caregivers on finding treatment options
    11:57 - Final thoughts

    Dr. Bilal Chughtai:
    12:18 - Introduction
    13:02 - Typical symptoms of men with BPH
    14:12 - Common treatment options
    15:37 - How does a doctor determine which treatment option is best?
    17:39 - How fast do men see results from treatment?
    18:33 - How long do treatment options last?
    19:18 - Advice for patients, partners and caregivers on treatment options
    20:11 - Final thoughts

    Ask the Experts:
    21:06 - Ask the Experts segment with Bob and Dr. Chughtai

    For more information, please visit www.urologyhealth.org/ and don't forget to subscribe to our free digital magazine, UrologyHealth extra® at https://www.urologyhealth.org/healthy-living/urologyhealth-extra.

    Made possible through the support of Olympus.

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    September 22, 2022

    • 22 min
    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): An Overview with Dr. Kevin McVary

    Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): An Overview with Dr. Kevin McVary

    Our guest is Dr. Kevin McVary, a urologist who specializes in benign prostatic disease, prostate cancer and male pelvic health. He is here to talk with us about Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, also known as BPH. The goal of this podcast is to provide patients, partners and caregivers information on diagnosing and treating BPH.

    Short on time? Use the below timestamps to jump to any section:
    0:46 - Introduction
    1:12 - What is BPH?
    4:08 - Common symptoms of BPH
    5:53 - Who is most at risk for BPH? What age do symptoms start to appear?
    7:54 - How is BPH commonly diagnosed?
    9:40 - Treatments for BPH
    17:34 - Advice for patients, partners and caregivers on diagnosis and treatment of BPH
    19:54 - Final thoughts

    For more information, please visit www.urologyhealth.org/ and don't forget to subscribe to our free digital magazine, UrologyHealth extra® at https://www.urologyhealth.org/healthy-living/urologyhealth-extra.

    Made possible through the support of Olympus.

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    September 15, 2022

    • 20 min

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