New High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Minimally-Invasive Treatment for Prostate Cancer Pioneered by Dr. Michael Lazar Soon to Be Approved by FDA for Use in the U.S.


SANTA ROSA, California (PRWEB) February 23, 2014

HIFU technology achieves pinpoint accuracy using an acoustic scalpel that destroys prostate cancer, while sparing healthy tissue and preserving nerves, urine flow and erectile function in a majority of cases compared with traditional procedures.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of HIFU is expected following a study involving 100 men with prostate cancer recurrence after radiation. HIFU is eradicating cancer in 70 to 72 percent of these cases, compared with cryosurgery (freezing) that historically cures about 40 percent. HIFU success rates are higher in men with previously untreated cancer. The next step will be to seek a U.S. extension of the new HIFU process to non-radiation patients.

Twenty years ago I attended a lecture sponsored by the American Urological Association telling us that HIFU would be the future for our profession. Now we are on the brink of seeing this procedure accepted, said Dr. Lazar, an adult and pediatric urology specialist with Northern California Medical Associates, and principal of California HIFU with offices located at 1140 Sonoma Avenue, Suite A, in Santa Rosa.

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men behind lung cancer. The American Cancer Society estimated that about 238,590 new cases of prostate cancer would be diagnosed in 2013 and about 29,720 men would die of this disease. Approximately one man in six will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, and one in 36 will die as a result. Prostate cancer is rare before age 40. The average age at the time of diagnosis is about 67.

The oncological results for HIFU are broadly comparable to radical surgery or radiation but the side effects are less, especially with regard to incontinence and erectile dysfunction. There is almost no pain or blood loss. The treatment is quick and virtually painless following spinal or general anesthesia that wears off in just a few hours, Dr. Lazar said. If the procedure is performed in the morning, a patient is typically up and around by dinnertime and can often return to normal activity within a few days without the use of pain killers.

HIFU 2-2-2-2

Temple Smith, one of Dr. Lazars patients, knew that prostate cancer ran in his family. His uncle died of it and his twin brother also had it. His brother underwent a prostatectomy that kept him in bed three to four days, and today he is incontinent.

When I was diagnosed with prostate cancer, I had the HIFU procedure. Last October marked my fifth anniversary after having this treatment and there has been no cancer recurrence. If you have prostate cancer and the resources to get the HIFU treatment get it done, Mr. Smith said.

According to Dr. Lazar, HIFU is the only non-radiation technology that requires no direct contact with the target organ while accurately zeroing-in on selected portions or destroying the entire gland. No other form of treatment gives a surgeon such precise control without damaging surrounding tissue aided by simultaneous ultrasound visual tracking.

Other prostate cancer treatment options include radical surgery, radiation, hormonal and chemo/immunotherapy. Besides the usual risks of incontinence and erectile dysfunction, radiation can cause chromosomal changes that result in cancer of the bladder and rectum.

Dr. Lazar has performed approximately 100 successful HIFH procedures on patients who volunteer to fly south of the border. Most months for the past seven years I have traveled to Puerto Vallarta for a long weekend of outpatient procedures at a U.S. Joint Commission approved bilingual hospital. I also serve as an HIFU instructor, am one of three FDA study proctors and have aided other doctors who have treated over 200 patients to date.

In the Western Hemisphere, the HIFU procedure is also conducted in Bermuda, Canada, Cancun and Nassau. Some 15 years of data have been compiled from Japan, 10-12 years from the UK/Germany/Italy, and nine years from Canada focusing on the HIFU procedure and results.

Another patient of Dr. Lazar is San Francisco business owner Harlow Plimpton, who had the HIFU procedure in 2011. Before the therapy my PSA level was between 6 and 7. Following the treatment my PSA dropped to 0.1. I did not experience any side effects or incontinence. I went to the Puerto Vallarta clinic at 7:30 a.m. and walked out three to four hours later to tour the city. The doctors offered me Cialis and Viagra, but I didnt need it. Since then Ive been looking for a downside, but frankly, I havent found any.

The HIFU procedure costs approximately $ 25,000, compared with robotic prostatectomy and some forms of radiation therapy that can range in cost from $ 40,000 to $ 60,000. While a few U.S. insurance companies have covered HIFU, coverage is sporadic at this time.

Within the U.S., the American Medical Association creates Current Procedural Terminology codes (CPT) for doctors to use for billing and insurance purposes. As yet, no CPT code has been established for HIFU. Meanwhile I tell my patients the cost is like buying a car, and many take out a home equity loan which may be tax deductible,” Dr. Lazar said.

Dr. Lazar has been certified by SonaCare Medical, LLC, a global leader in minimally invasive HIFU technologies, based in Charlotte, North Carolina. SonaCare Medical, through its subsidiary Focus Surgery, Inc., of Indianapolis, manufactures HIFU systems, such as Sonablate

DrugNews: Studies Shows High Illicit Use of Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Along with Melanoma Risks


New York, NY (PRWEB) July 08, 2014

The prescription drug safety center DrugNews.net has added new research information to the site for patients who have taken popular erectile dysfunction drugs like Viagra. A recent European study shows a high percentage of erectile dysfunction drug use is not prescribed*.

This follows another recent study showing men whod taken a popular ED drug had a higher rate of skin cancer**.

DrugNews was created to provide the latest on prescription drug recalls, safety alerts, research and litigation news to those patients using these products. Visitors can recognize potential dangers, see if others are experiencing similar side effects and decide if they need legal advice.

Viagra, or sildenafil, has been taken by an estimated 23 million men worldwide since it was introduced in 1998***.

In a recent study published by the American Medical Association, researchers found those who have taken the drug have a 84% higher occurrence rate of melanoma**. Researchers tracking over 25,000 men noted higher melanoma rates with the drug regardless of skin cancer family histories, UV light exposure where patients lived, or whether they had other kinds of cancer***.

Now, DrugNews has learned of a new study from the Netherlands that found as much as 60% of sildenafil found in sewer systems was unaccounted for by prescription, and may be from illicit or non-prescription use*.

Lawyers are investigating claims for those diagnosed with melanoma after taking an erectile dysfunction drug. Anyone affected is urged to visit DrugNews or speak with a lawyer about their legal options. DrugNews only recommends lawyers who have already handled ED skin cancer lawsuits.

For more information on the research, side effects and litigation news related to erectile dysfunction drugs and skin cancer, or to speak with a lawyer, visit http://www.DrugNews.net.

*British Medical Journal, 7/2/14; bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g4317

**JAMA, 4/7/14; http://archinte.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=1857095

***NBC News, 4/7/14; nbcnews.com/health/health-news/viagra-may-boost-risk-deadly-skin-cancer-study-finds-n73976; 4/4/13; nbcnews.com/id/8004291/ns/health-mens_health/t/blindness-noted-men-using-impotence-drugs/#.U4yQWyhwGfQ







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Two new sites have launched to address mens questions when it comes to low testosterone and erectile dysfunction: TestosteroneNYC.com and NJTestosterone.com.

The sites were founded by Dr. Muhammad Mirza, a health practitioner in the New York and New Jersey area, and are designed to be a resource for men with low testosterone and erectile dysfunction. In his experience, men with these conditions can find it difficult and embarrassing to talk about, but they definitely have a lot of questions about the disorders and treatment options that are available.

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Obsidian Mens Health Pioneers Sexual Health Optimization for Men


McLean, Va (PRWEB) June 27, 2014

Obsidian Mens Health cofounders Shane Geib, M.D. and Marc Richman, M.D. urologists with more than 30 years combined experience, both board-certified by the American Board of Urology are proud to announce Sexual Health Optimization, a revolutionary approach to treating mens sexual health that proactively addresses a mans desired performance level before dysfunction arises.

Traditionally, physicians have focused on treating acute illness and chronic disease. An emerging model instead emphasizes a preventive approach, but the broader medical community continues to adhere to the traditional method when it comes to mens sexual health. According to this model, men must be experiencing some type of sexual dysfunction before they can be considered candidates for professional help. Yet conceptions of normal sexual function vary widely among both physicians and their patients.

Sexual Health Optimization makes use of modern medicine to promote improved sexual performance in men proactively. Obsidians approach is holistic, focusing first on maximizing a mans overall health by mitigating risk factors and identifying any underlying conditions that pose a threat to sexual function. Our urologists then employ the latest medical therapies hormone replacement, erectile-dysfunction and premature-ejaculation treatments, among others to help men and their partners achieve ideal sexual performance.

Obsidian Mens Health coined the term Sexual Health Optimization because we feel that normal sexual function needs to be defined by men and their partners, not solely by their physicians, Dr. Richman says. Obsidian helps men and their partners achieve peak performance safely and effectively using treatments historically reserved for men with sexual dysfunction.

Before proceeding to any medical therapy, Obsidians urologists work to optimize a patients overall health in the interest of helping him achieve his full sexual potential. This includes risk-factor reduction and laboratory tests to identify any condition that might be impairing sexual function. Obsidian also screens for urologic conditions, such as testosterone deficiency or prostate cancer, that might negatively affect sexual performance.

Some men might desire to have more sex, have a greater sex drive or be able to last longer during sex, Dr. Geib says. We can help them do just that. The true benefit of Obsidian is that our care is provided by urologists who focus strictly on mens sexual health.

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Friday, September 25, 2009

Maggie's - Avalon, NJ














Maggie's - Avalon, NJ

As summer comes to an end, Juan hits us with a benny review from the shore...

That's right folks. Juan took a trip "down the shore" just to review a benny for you! That's not true, but I do know a lot of you Philly cats spend your weekends down there so I figured I'd check out a place where you can find a benny. Maggie's has a real nice deck, perfect for the outdoor brunch experience. This benny looks pretty good and perfectly lit by some quality beach side sunshine, right? Don't be deceived. This one ranks among the lowest for me. Completely standard, nothing special. Totally drowning in hollandaise! The potatoes were probably the saving grace of this entire dish. I'm going to leave the garbage and Jersey like I should have in the first place and only eat bennys from the 215 from here on out. - Juan

2.5 out of 5

Continental - Olde City














Continental - Olde City - 2nd & Market

Our first brunch experience from one of Mr. Starr's establishments... I was not blown away. As visually appealing as this benny is, it was just about standard. The ham was cut really thin, couldn't taste it as much as I would have liked to. Potatoes were above average, cleverly cut like ruffles potato chips. I will say this benny was reasonably priced at $8.50, however the bloody mary was certainly not at $10. You heard right, my drink was more expensive than my meal. Service was sub-par but there was no shortage of hot lil chickens working at that place, I guess that's the sacrifice. Really not much to say about this benny, it was average. - Juan

3 out of 5

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Caribou Cafe














Caribou Cafe - 11th and Walnut

Oeufs benedicte w/ merguez lamb sausage

This benny right here was an absolute hit. Garlic muffins, spinach, tomato hollandaise and merguez lamb sausage. The lamb sausage was out of this world, spiced to perfection. Potatoes were also fantastic, tasted like they came off a grille. The Caribou is a nice place, a little swank for your typical hungover weekend brunch, and the price reflects. If I had to say something negative about this benny (which I do) it would be about the meat/egg distribution. As you'll notice in the photo, one muffin was topped with the sausage, the other with an egg. First time I've seen this approach. I'd prefer sausage and egg on BOTH of my muffins please. This benny was too good to be shorted an egg! - Juan

4 out of 5
















Oeufs benedicte w/ hangar steak

Not much of a difference here, other than the meat. I do recall my eggs being slightly overdone, which can make or break a benny. I had a taste of Juan's lamb sausage benny and I must say that if I ever returned to the Caribou Cafe, I'd go with that instead of the hangar steak. Presented in the same fashion, the hangar steak benny was pretty decent. The steak itself came out medium-medium well, which is usually how I order my steak. Caribou also offers a salmon benny which unfortunately wasn't reviewed. C. Hunte could have completed the trifecta, but his weak stomach isn't cut out for the world of benny reviewing. Poor guy.

3.5 out of 5

Thursday, July 30, 2009

St. Stephen's Green














St. Stephen's Green - 1701 Green St.

There was a time where I would go to St. Stephens Green just about every week for drinks. I didn't know they served brunch until a week ago, and apparently I've been missing out because its hittin. They offer two bennys, a standard benny, and the Florentine Crab benny, which consists of spinach, crab, two poached eggs, and tarragon sauce choron on english muffins. Great benny, great presentation. Somebody suggest a less than stellar benny so I can stop with these gracious ratings.

4.5 out of 5

Silk City














Silk City - 5th and Spring Garden

El Ciudad. Most people who aren't in the know front on Silk City when they see it, and write it off as another grimey diner based on its outer shell. Little do they know that inside lies some of the best food No. Libs has to offer. Their benedict is pretty much your standard benny, with the exception of the meat. Canadian bacon, yes, but 3 pieces of Canadian bacon. Two placed in the classic fashion we all know and love, BUT a third creating a bridge from one benny to the next, as if to help you segue seamlessly into the other benny. Genius.

4 out of 5

Monday, June 1, 2009

A Full Plate














A Full Plate - 1009 N. Bodine St

'Go and eat brunch at A Full Plate' should be #1 on your list of plans this weekend. What you see pictured is their Crabcake benny. Two crabcakes topped with mozzarella cheese and poached eggs. One of the best bennys I've had in quite some time. After much discussion with my fellow benny connesieurs, I've determined that A Full Plate is cheating. The crabcakes alone are a meal in and of themselves. They just decided to slap some poached eggs on top to contend with the Abbaye for the number one position on my super important blog. I'm on to you Full Plate...

5 out of 5.

New Wave Cafe













New Wave Cafe - 784 S. 3rd St.

This picture of the New Wave benny looks about as traditional as an eggs benedict can get. English muffin, ham, poached eggs and bearnaise sauce (gotcha). Very decent benny. Nothing to get too excited about, but I would definitely have another if I found myself looking for a brunch spot in Queen Village. 3/7th's of the Christian St. ladies dug it. I think you will too.

3.5 out of 5

Monday, May 11, 2009

Cafe Estelle














Cafe Estelle - 444 N. 4th Street

Eggs Benny

This benny here reminds me a joke someone once told me, it went something like this. "Apparently smaller cars, cell phones, and laptop computers are really in style right now. Maybe someday smaller penises will be in style...and YOU my friend, will be a legend". Well apparently smaller bennys are in style now too, and I couldn't be more disappointed. I grasp (but do not enjoy) that whole smaller portions trend but c'mon! This is not T.G.I. Fridays people, this is BRUNCH we're talking about. All things aside, this was an outstanding benny. Thinly sliced ham, perfects eggs and hollandaise sauce on a toasty little biscuit. Home fries were also excellent. You should also be aware that Cafe Estelle is a pour-your-own coffee place with 4 different blends to chose from. You also receive a cup to-go after paying. We dig this about you Estelle. Awesome benny, but I left hungry.

This was a solid 4-egg benny but Im knocking it down to 3.5 due to size.

3.5 out of 5














Eggs Francis

Similar story with the Eggs Francis. Great benny, but a bit on the small side. Shrimp, artichokes, bernaise sauce, all on top of an English Muffin fit for a baby. The benny kids meal, the White Castle equivalent of the benny, etc. Don't get it twisted, just because I could have easily eaten 2 more of these doesn't mean that the taste was lacking. A good amount of shrimp/artichokes despite the surface area of the English Muffin!

I highly recommend Cafe Estelle.

3.5 out of 5

Sunday, May 3, 2009

The Belgian Cafe


















The Belgian Cafe - 21st and Green

I admire any benny that deviates from the norm. In the case of The Belgian Cafe, substituting a Liege waffle for an english muffin seemed ballsy when I first read about it. The waffle, combined with Lancaster ham, poached eggs, and some asparagus made for a surprisingly average benny. Did I expect more out of it? Probably. Was it bad? No. Would I order it again? Probably not.

While I realize that the focus of this blog is on the benny itself, I'd like to stress the importance of potatoes during brunch. Hash browns, home fries, frites, latke... these things matter!

3 out of 5

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The Sidecar Bar














The Sidecar Bar - 22nd and Christian

Eggs Hussarde

Cajun Tasso ham, broiled tomato, Marchand de Vin sauce, and hollandaise on an english muffin served with potatoes and a salad. A full plate indeed. I wasn't sure what to expect out of the Eggs Hussarde as I've never had this variation of the benny, but it really didn't taste that much different from a regular benny to me. However, the Cajun Tasso ham was noticably different. Great benny, great service.

4 out of 5


















Re-New Orleans

You know Juan had to provide hope to the people after Hurricane Katrina... so what did he do? Order the Re-New Orleans eggs benedict! Definitely a change of pace here. No, your eyes are not deceiving you. There is no english muffin OR biscuit under that benny. That my friends, is Crawfish-potato hash. It was incredible, tons of crawfish. Add a couple of poached eggs topped with smoke tomato Choron sauce and you've got the Re-New Orleans. This dish definitely had some of that "Nawlans" creole soul-food spice to it. Off the hook, would also be great to eat for lunch or dinner. Served with a side salad, this may be the first benny that didn't make me want to kill myself after consuming it - Quite refreshing. There's a reason why the lights from the heavens are shining down on the picture of the Re-New Orleans and not the Hussarde. Go find out for yourself

4.5 out of 5

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

That's right... the Eggs Benny Files need YOU!

First and foremost, thanks to Drew Lazor over at Citypaper.net for featuring the Eggs Benny Files in the Meal Ticket section of the paper's online blog reel!

Now we realize that we have hardly broken the surface of the egg that is the 215 benny scene, so we want to know where YOU believe the best eggs benny can be found in the brotherly. Leave the name of your favorite benny slangin' establishment and our dedicated team will voyage to your neck of the woods to continue the journey. Shit, why don't you join us for brunch?

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Zot














Zot - 122 Lombard Street

This was the weekend I did the impossible. Two bennys in two days. The surgeon general disapproves of even consuming one benny per month, let alone two in two days.

Sunday morning record store trek to west philly with Eli turns into a visit to ZOT, a hidden belgian beer spot that could most definitely hang with Monks... PLUS they serve brunch on Sunday! Frites, homemade biscuits, poached eggs, bernaise sauce (!), and fried prosciutto instead of bacon.

4 out of 5


Where's the bacon you might ask?....




















Bacon's in the vodka!!!
$3 Bloody Mary's on Sundays.

*** Zot has recently altered their benny... another review coming soon!

Sabrina's Cafe (Fairmount)














Sabrina's Cafe - 1804 Callowhill Street

One of two Sabrina's reviews as their Eggs Benedict Florentine DOES taste different at each location. Sabrina's is usually packed, but the homie Raws and I were lucky enough to find some seats at the bar. After Luke explained to the waitress that I was an "Eggs Benedict Connoisseur" and my blood is actually 43% hollandaise sauce... it was time to get down on the Eggs Benedict Florentine. This is their bare bones benny, and I couldn't be more satisfied with it.... just wish it wasn't so damn crowded at this spot!

4.5 out of 5

Side: minutes later, I finally scored a copy of the crazy rare Eugene Mcdaniels LP, Headless Heroes of the Apocalypse

A sip of the juice:



Royal Tavern














Royal Tavern - 937 E Passyunk Ave.

Juan and I ventured to south phil for the Royal Tavern's Eggs Blackstone. Poached eggs, biscuits, fried tomatoes, crumbled bacon, hollandaise sauce, and hash browns. I'm not really quite sure how to explain this, but this benny got better over time. I felt like something was off about the first biscuit, but the second one regained my faith in the Blackstone.

3.5 out of 5

Dos Segundos














Dos Segundos - 931 N. 2nd Street

Not your classic eggs benedict. Listed as "Huevos Dos Segundos", this is more of a mexican take on the eggs benedict. Sopes are substituted for english muffins, and I believe there were some refried beans in there as well. An interesting dish, but not something I would order regularly.

3.5 out of 5

N. 3rd














N. 3rd - 3rd and Brown


Your classic eggs benedict. Nothing spectacular upon first glance, but this turned out to be a decent benny. Hollandaise sauce was a little sweet for my taste (very similar to Sabrinas). They also have a salmon & tomato benny which I'll be getting into sometime in the near future.

3.5 out of 5

Abbaye














The Abbaye - 3rd and Fairmount

Regular Eggs Benedict... perfection in a benny. Homemade biscuits & the perfect amount of hollandaise sauce.

5 out of 5.

Juan's dish is pictured, so here's his review:

Always a great selection here. Biscuits, eggs and hollandaise are all superb. And look at those potatoes?! Crispy and delicious, best of the city thus far. My only side-note is that I prefer the classic canadian bacon as opposed to the regular bacon pictured here. Otherwise, no complaints. The Abbaye is our home-field of breakfast spots, if you will. You'll never once wait for a table (all of you suckers waiting out front of Honeys need to get a clue) and the home of Jorge, only the best server in the 215.

Im giving a 4.5 out of 5.
















The Texas Benedict

"It takes a particular hunger to order the Texas benny..." - Jorge

Don't ever order this. Unless you enjoy feeling like complete crap. The infamous Texas Benedict. This is the second (and last) Texas Benny I've ever ordered from the Abbaye.

Homemade biscuits, gravy, bacon, poached eggs, and... fried chicken. Tastes GREAT, but not intended to be eaten by humans.

3 out of 5.
















The Vegetable Benedict...

.. for those of you who think adding spinach and tomatoes somehow transforms the eggs bendict into a healthy meal.

In all seriousness, I dig this benny as much as the regular benny at the Abbaye. Nothing complicated about this one... ditch the bacon, add some veggies.

4 out of 5



JORGE!...

Classic Diner














Classic Diner - Frazer, PA

Not in Philly so technically it's out of the running for the best eggs benny in the city. BUT, it is pretty damn good. Spinach Eggs Benny is pictured. Too much hollandaise sauce!

4.5 out of 5

Honey's Sit N' Eat














Honeys Sit N' Eat- 4th and Brown

Eggs benny served on toast!?
That's like serving PB&J on rye...

GTFOOHWTBS!!!!
(get the f out of here with that bullshit)

Regardless of this mortal sin, I am giving the eggs benny at Honey's a 3.5 out of 5, mainly due to the perfect amount of hollandaise sauce, potato latke and friendly service.

The Eggs Benny Files....

...the truth is out there

A young man's quest to find the best eggs benedict in the city of Philadelphia. Some may say it's impossible, some may question my motives, some are just flat out haters and want all the bennys for themselves.
 
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