In His Own Words: Dr. Tracy Gapin

October 12, 2016

If it feels as though most people you come across have known someone with cancer or themselves been impacted by cancer in some way, there is a reason why. In 2016 alone, there will be an estimated 1,685,210 new cases of cancer diagnosed in the United States and approximately 180,890 will be prostate cancer. Vituro Health partner Dr. Tracy Gapin wanted to share why he believes physician communication is essential.

Quality of (sex) Life After Prostate Cancer

September 29, 2016

When you are going about your everyday life and are suddenly slammed with a cancer diagnosis, you may wonder how this will affect your regular activities. With prostate cancer, there are varying degrees of impact. Men who have prostate cancer that requires treatment will see more impact on their usual activity level, with the degree dependent on the treatment they pursue.

Blog Tags: Quality of life.

Patient Perspective: Steve Flatland

September 1, 2016

When you own your own business, you tend to run pretty hard. Add in building yourself a new home, and you really never stop. Enter: Steve Flatland. This 54-year-old California native is a professional land surveyor, which has him very physically active throughout the day.

Blog Tags: HIFU and Patient Perspective.

Tech Terms: MRI-Ultrasound Fusion-Guided Biopsy

August 22, 2016

When entering the world of prostate care, there are going to be many terms used by physicians with which patients may be unfamiliar. In a previous post, we broke down the tech term “multiparametric-MRI (mp-MRI)”. Now we want to help explain another term, MRI-Ultrasound (MRI-US) Fusion-Guided Prostate Biopsy or Fusion Biopsy

Blog Tags: Tech Terms.

Seven months of HIFU in Sarasota: the results

July 29, 2016

From December 2015 through the end of June 2016, Vituro Health Medical Director Stephen Scionti, M.D., has treated 80 patients with HIFU in Sarasota, Fla. Looking back at treatment outcomes over the past seven months of procedures, he is excited by the data.

Blog Tags: HIFU.