6 Things for Men to Do With and Without Their Doctor in 2015

Article originally appeared in Charisma Magazine on December 12, 2014 Men are notoriously bad at taking care of themselves. They often need a nudge from their spouse, partner or doctor to keep them healthy. Dudley Seth Danoff, M.D., FACS, men's urologist and expert for more than 30 years, says that men have a tendency to [...]

Body Building In Teenage Boys, A Very Bad Idea

A study recently published in the journal Pediatrics reported that an alarming number of middle-school and high-school boys appear to be taking unhealthy measures to try to achieve Charles Atlas bodies that only genetics can truly confer. Many of these boys spend long hours in the gym and supplement their diet with unapproved or even [...]

Nonsurgical Treatment For Prostate Cancer Is Gaining Favor

With the current controversy on prostate cancer screening and PSA (prostate-specific antigen) testing, a trend appears to be developing away from aggressive surgical treatment for early-stage localized prostate cancer. […]

The Mo The Better

As a urologic oncologist, I stand on the receiving end of a remarkable phenomenon. Movember, a brilliant idea hatched in Australia in 2003, encourages men worldwide to “grow a Mo” (a moustache) during the month of November as a vehicle to raise money for research and patient support in the treatment of prostate cancer and [...]

Testosterone – Not Just For Sex

Over the years, testosterone has usually been relegated to improving a man’s libido and bulking up the muscles of body builders. But recent studies indicate that testosterone is an essential factor in men’s health and, in fact, may be the best indicator of a man’s general health, according to a panel of experts reporting at the [...]

Fighting Testicular Cancer With Self-Exams

Testicular cancer, which affects mainly younger men, is relatively rare. This form of cancer is the most easily treated of all tumors in the genitourinary system. Just a few decades ago, more than 90 percent of patients with certain types of testicular cancer did not survive five years. Today a majority of cases are curable. [...]