Archive for July 2019
MRI/Ultrasound Fusion Imaging: The Future Is Now
Detecting possible prostate cancer
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is changing the way prostate cancer is identified before a biopsy. Two technological improvements make it possible for MRI to detect suspicious areas in a prostate gland.First, the new magnets are more powerful.Read More
Excellence in Personalized Care at Associated Urological Specialists.
Welcome to Associated Urologic Specialists, where we aim to treat you like family.
We live in a new medical age in which you, our patient, know better than ever before that you have choices. You can and do actively seek medical and surgical care that comes with two important qualities:
Excellence based in proven experience and results, and
Doctors with the knowledge and compassion needed to personalize treatment to your unique needs.
Nowhere are these two qualities more in demand than in Urology. First, urologists are trained as surgeons, but they must also know internal medicine, oncology (cancer treatments), pharmacology and other specialties because of the wide range of problems patients bring to us.Read More
Free Men’s Health Seminar: Learn About Signs, Symptoms & Treatment Options for Erectile Dysfunction
Come learn about ALL the treatment options for ED from a compassionate and confidential environment. Attend a FREE Men’s Health Seminar presented by our very own Dr. Steven Pierpaoli. The seminar will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 2850 W 95th St. Suite 302 Evergreen Park, IL 60463. Partners and guests are welcome to come.Read More
Give Your Prostate (or Your Man’s Prostate) A Father’s Day Gift
Testosterone. Watermelon. Working out. Statin drugs. Green tea. What do these have in common? The answer is: prostate health. June 13-19 is National Men’s Health Week, culminating in Father’s Day. It’s a great time for a few pointers on prostate health. That walnut-sized gland tucked away in the pelvic bed plays a key role in…Read More
PSA and What You Should Know About It by Dr. Mark Lyon
All of our urologists at Associated Urological Specialists have noticed an increased confusion about PSA screening, and what the PSA blood test can and can’t do. Ever since the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a Government panel, recommended against broad screening in 2012, many men wonder whether or not they should have this test. “Doctor,…Read More
Radiation Therapy Testimonial From A Prostate Cancer Survivor
AUS recently received a heartwarming letter from Mr. Helmut Stefan, a prostate cancer survivor. Helmut was diagnosed with prostate cancer in the summer of 2014 and underwent Radiation Therapy at the AUS Center for Prostate Cancer. During his treatment, he kept a journal documenting his patient experience and later published a book called “The Full Bladder Club”. Two years later, he is…Read More
Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: The Prostate Biopsy
Prostate Cancer Diagnosis: The Prostate Biopsy By Dr. Steve Pierpaoli & Dr. David Raminski At Associated Urological Specialists, we often see patients who are concerned because they have a family history of prostate cancer, or a routine blood test came back suspicious for prostate cancer. They ask, “How can I know if I have cancer…Read More