Patient Perspective: Ron Robledo

June 28, 2016

For 57-year-old Melbourne, Fla., resident Ron Robledo, it was never a matter of if he would ever get prostate cancer, it was when he would get prostate cancer. Coming from a family tree full of the disease – Robledo’s father, uncle and oldest brother had prostate cancer – he knew his chances were high to also have it at some point in his life, becoming one of the one in seven men who have the disease in their lifetime.

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HIFU Side Effects

June 15, 2016

One of the major benefits of high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is the procedure offers a much reduced side effect profile as compared to more traditional prostate cancer treatments, such as radical prostatectomy and radiation, when performed by an experienced physician. There can, of course, still be side effects.

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AUA Conference Takeaways

May 27, 2016

Several Vituro Health partner physicians were in attendance at the American Urological Association's (AUA) 2016 Annual Meeting, May 6 - 10, 2016. The AUA conference gives attendees a look at what is new in the world of urologic medicine – from the latest advances in research to the newest innovations in technology.

Vituro Introduces Patient Ambassador Program

May 20, 2016

After a life-changing diagnosis, like prostate cancer, you can feel stranded – on an island by yourself where no one around you can understand what you are about to go through. Enter: patient ambassadors.

Patient Perspective: Dwight Miller

May 13, 2016

When you are never lacking on things to do, dealing with a prostate cancer diagnosis can be a sure way to force you to slow down. For 63-year-old Champaign, Ill., native Dwight Miller, there was no time to stop. This married business owner and parent of two grown children works out five days a week, is a competitive dancer and travels to Florida regularly.

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