Congressman Tom Suozzi underwent a routine prostate exam as part of an effort to raise awareness about prostate cancer and the importance of getting checked. The screening was administered by Integrated Medical Foundation (IMF), a non-profit organization which promotes awareness and early detection of prostate cancer. It entailed a PSA blood test and a digital rectal exam administered by IMF Founding President Dr. Deepak Kapoor, M.D. of Advanced Urology Centers of New York. Read about the results here.
Did you miss Deepak A. Kapoor, MD’s talk about prostate cancer on WBAB/WBLI radio’s “Plugged into Long Island” show with Al Levine on June 11th? Tune in now to hear the must know facts about prostate cancer.
If you need answers about testosterone therapy and want to learn about the associated benefits and risks, read Dr. Kapoor’s interview in the HealthLink section of Newsday. Click here to read the article.
Drs. Carl A. Olsson and Deepak A. Kapoor teamed with colleagues from world renowned institutions to propose a new prostate cancer biopsy reporting system which has prognostic potential. To see the poster presented at the 2016 Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO) Annual meeting, click here.
Much has been written about the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Dr. Deepak Kapoor said his group has “stayed ahead of the curve and is actually waiting for the regulations to catch up. We [implemented] protocols and mandatory clinical pathways in 2008, and we audit thousands of charts each month,” he said. Click here to read the interview.
The Sexual Medical Society of North America, Inc. (SMSNA) accepted Dr. Mellinger’s abstract on the complication and post-surgical infection rate in American Medical System’s inflatable penile prosthesis surgeries – a single surgeon study. The abstract was presented at the SMSNA Fall meeting in Scottsdale, AZ and can be seen by clicking here.
Deepak A. Kapoor, MD, Past President of Integrated Medical Foundation (IMF), joined Town of Oyster Bay Councilwoman Rebecca Alesia, IMF Executive Director, Rhonda Samuel and Linda Ottaviano, Executive Director, Greater Long Island Runners Club for a photo promoting the November 2016 Blue Ribbon 5K Run/Walk for prostate cancer at the Syosset-Woodbury Community Park. Advanced Urology Centers of New York (AUCNY) and Advanced Radiation Centers of New York (ARC) are proud to be lead sponsors of this event. To learn about the event, click here.
If urinary tract infections have ever sneaked up on you, and you are looking for treatment answers, you need to read this. Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor dispels myths and provides the “do’s and don’ts” in the December issue of Glamour magazine. Read it here.
In recognition of September as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, several organizations joined forces to encourage medical practitioners to speak to their patients about the importance of prostate cancer screenings. “It is important to remember that prostate cancer is not just a men’s health issue, but one that affects anybody with a husband, father, grandfather, brother, son, or friend whose long-term health and wellness could depend upon early detection efforts,” said Dr. Deepak A. Kapoor, President, Advanced Urology Centers of New York. “The evidence is clearer than ever,” continued Dr. Kapoor, “that early detection saves lives.” Learn more here.
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