The following information was taken from an audio interview with Robert Marino, M.D., a urologist with UF Health Jacksonville. What is a ureteral stent? The word stent is more familiar to us when we think about a stent in the heart, but there are also stents we place in…
At UF Health Jacksonville, we are able to have the needs of the patient at heart and have put together a program complete care. When a patient is suspected to have a urological cancer, or has been diagnosed with urological cancer at an outside institution, they can come to UF Health Jacksonville and we provide all the services they need under one roof by one team.
Colorectal cancer, sometimes called colon cancer, is the second most common cause of cancer death in the U.S. and one of the few easily preventable cancers. Most patients diagnosed with colorectal cancer will survive if it is found early enough through screening.
November brings with it an influx of cooler weather, winter holidays and moustaches. While some men claim they are just warming up for the winter, many are donning this keratin-based accessory for a more meaningful cause.
Male breast cancer is a rare disease that forms in the breast tissue of men. It is often detected at a more advanced stage, primarily due to most men not being aware that breast cancer may also affect them.
Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the U.S. It's important to know your risks and get regular screenings.
Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the U.S. and worldwide, and is more prominent in women. Throughout American Heart Month and beyond, staying aware and educated about the types of heart disease, risks and prevention methods can be helpful.
Things are looking up after almost one year of the COVID-10 pandemic. Before a vaccine is approved, here is some advice on staying patient and hopeful.
Strokes, heart attacks and other serious illnesses and injuries still need immediate treatment. The number of patients with medical conditions and life-threatening emergencies coming to emergency departments across the country has sharply declined since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fewer cars on the road and more people at home…
One of the things women can feel self-conscious about as they age is their skin’s appearance. Fortunately, there are multiple remedies, products and procedures to reverse the signs of aging, as Wendy Ashby, PA-C, discussed at February’s…