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About drelist

Dr. Elist (James J. Elist, M.D.,F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.), has been in private practice in Beverly Hills, California since 1982 specializing in Urology. Dr Elist ‘s major interests (sub specialties) include impotency, male sexual dysfunction, infertility and Male Enhancement Procedures(Penile Enlargement and Testicular Enlargement).

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Jun

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Updated Guidelines Of Pap Smear Test Can Minimize STI Screening

Published: June 28, 2017

Updated Guidelines Of Pap Smear Test Can Minimize STI Screening A study conducted at St. Michael’s Hospital revealed that the recent updates in the screening guidelines of cervical cancer from Cancer Care Ontario, has minimized the ratio of women undergoing STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections) screening by up to 50%. This work was published in the … Continue reading Updated Guidelines Of Pap Smear Test Can Minimize STI Screening

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Jun

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Top Facts About Pap Smear

Published: June 27, 2017

Top Facts About Pap Smear Cervical cancer is characterized by the growth of cancerous cells in the lower region of uterus called cervix, which also serves as the exit route for the monthly flow of blood during menstrual cycle (or periods). Cervix has 2 sections containing 2 different cellular types: Endocervix: It is the innermost … Continue reading Top Facts About Pap Smear

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Jun

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A New Test To Identify The Need Of Chemotherapy In Testicular Cancer

Published: June 26, 2017

A New Test To Identify The Need Of Chemotherapy In Testicular Cancer Testicular cancer refers to malignancy of testicular cells. According to latest statistics, 1 in 263 men in US are likely to develop this malignancy at some point in their life. Usually men at 33 and above are more at risk of developing this … Continue reading A New Test To Identify The Need Of Chemotherapy In Testicular Cancer

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Jun

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Stages Of Prostate Cancer

Published: June 22, 2017

Stages Of Prostate Cancer All malignant lesions are usually categorized into stages that predict how aggressive the cancer is, and what will be its prognosis. These stages may be 1, 2, 3, and 4 and are much more complex than this simple classification. For the staging of prostate cancer, standards are set by American Joint … Continue reading Stages Of Prostate Cancer

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Jun

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Postmenopausal Bleeding

Published: June 21, 2017

Postmenopausal Bleeding Menopause is a biological phenomenon which occurs right after the woman stop having her periods for a year. Women in their 40’s or 50’s are more likely to experience menopause due to an evident fall in the levels of hormones. After menopause, normally bleeding does not occur anymore but at times many women … Continue reading Postmenopausal Bleeding

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Jun

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Leukoplakia – What Should You Know About It?

Published: June 20, 2017

Leukoplakia – What Should You Know About It? Leukoplakia is a condition that is characterized by the formation of white long-lasting patches that appear like resistant plaques on the gums, tongue and the lining of the mouth. Oral membrane irritating activities like smoking may serve as a contributing factor. Usually the symptoms associated with white … Continue reading Leukoplakia – What Should You Know About It?

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Jun

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Noninvasive Approach For Ablation Of Prostate Cancer

Published: June 19, 2017

Noninvasive Approach For Ablation Of Prostate Cancer A technique known as HIFU (high intensity focused ultrasound) has appeared as noninvasive approach to manage prostate cancer via ablation. FDA has granted approval for HIFU to be used an alternative for surgery and radiation procedures for the treatment of prostate cancer in certain cases. Patients that qualify … Continue reading Noninvasive Approach For Ablation Of Prostate Cancer

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Jun

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Gleason Score – What Should You Know About It?

Published: June 16, 2017

Gleason Score – What Should You Know About It? Back in 1960s a pathologist named Donald Gleason came up with a grading system which is now referred to as Gleason score. It helps in determining the outlook and prognosis of prostate cancer. After biopsy of prostate gland, doctors today may use the Gleason score to … Continue reading Gleason Score – What Should You Know About It?

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Jun

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Treating Prostate Cancer With Radiotherapy

Published: June 15, 2017

Treating Prostate Cancer With Radiotherapy Radiotherapy or radiation therapy is usually offered to cancer patients as a treatment option. However, in case of prostate cancer, radiotherapy is rather complex with both benefits and risks. In this procedure, the cancer cells are exposed to high radiations as they destroy the DNA present in the cancerous cells, … Continue reading Treating Prostate Cancer With Radiotherapy

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Jun

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Common Side Effects Of Birth Control Pills

Published: June 14, 2017

Common Side Effects Of Birth Control Pills Birth control pills, often referred to as oral contraceptives are a type of hormonal contraception, widely consumed by nearly 12 million American women each year. The pill assists in controlling the birth rate upon adequate consumption. Not taking the pill at set time duration can lead to unwanted … Continue reading Common Side Effects Of Birth Control Pills

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