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Testicular Cancer: Myths and Facts

With advocacy groups such as the Movember Foundation and stories like Lance Armstrong, who famously battled the disease, there are still many men who don’t understand the facts when it comes to testicular…

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Running and Road Trips

Joe has always been active, but when his prostate became enlarged, it triggered a series of bladder problems that made it difficult to do daily activities. Doctors removed a portion of his prostate that was blocking his urine flow, but he then began experiencing episodes where he couldn’t empty his bladder completely.

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Newfound Freedom

For her entire life, Susan has had problems with leaking and difficulty realizing when her bladder was full. She eventually talked to a specialist, who helped her find a way to manage her bladder issues. Now, she’s receiving Medtronic bladder control therapy (sacral neuromodulation) delivered by the InterStimTM system and doesn’t have to waste time searching for restrooms and covering up accidents.

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Adding Crews to the Crew! 

Adding Crews to the Crew! There is always something fun going on at the Meyer household. With 5 boys, that’s to be expected right? Before Matt Meyer met his wife…

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Every Day is a Gift

Local insurance agent, Troy Lowery, decided to include PSA (prostate-specific antigen) screening in his yearly physical. His results warranted a referral to Urology Associates of Central Missouri for prostate cancer…

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Finding A Solution

Prostate cancer survivor, James West’s urinary incontinence was greatly affecting his quality of life. At 82 years old, James thought he was too old to seek any sort of treatment….

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Is Your ED a Warning Sign?

Experiencing erectile dysfunction? It could be a warning sign of an underlying condition. Age and psychological state are often blamed for erectile dysfunction (ED), but did you know that ED…

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Do I Have a Kidney Stone?

According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1 in 11 people in the U.S. will get a kidney stone. Formed from a hard collection of salt and minerals…

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Everything You Need To Know About Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are a relatively common medical condition that sends over 500,000 Americans to the emergency room each year. Luckily, most cases are treatable at home and exit the body…

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Helping Hands with Dr. Steven Dresner

Patients experience rapid recovery through the use of robot-assisted procedures. In 2008, Boone Hospital Center added a new technology to its repertoire, da Vinci, a robotic system that allows surgeons…