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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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Sep

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Black Men with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

Published: September 22, 2015

Black Men with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer Prostate malignancy is invariably the most common cancer among males and is associated with high morbidity and mortality in the absence of a viable treatment approach. Several risk factors have been identified by investigators to assess the risk profile in susceptible males in order to initiate early screening process. … Continue reading Black Men with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer

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Sep

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Living with Prostate Cancer

Published: September 21, 2015

Living with Prostate Cancer According to a new study reported in the Journal of Clinical Oncology (1), investigators suggested that despite high overall prevalence of prostate cancer, the patients and their loved-ones have very little knowledge about the different stages and phases of cancer management and survival. After carefully analyzing the quality of life of … Continue reading Living with Prostate Cancer

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Sep

Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer – Part 2

Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer – Part 2

Published: September 18, 2015

Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer Robotic Prostatectomy This procedure involves the use of advanced technology to guide surgical tools in order to minimize blood loss and precision of the procedure. The benefit of using Robotic Prostatectomy over other surgical modalities are many folds. For example: Robotic prostatectomy is associated with low morbidity and early return … Continue reading Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer – Part 2

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Sep

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Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer – Part 1

Published: September 17, 2015

Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer Surgery is a preferred modality of care in the management of localized cancer (Stage T1 or T2). Unfortunately, for advanced or widespread disease, adjuvant modalities of care are usually needed. The team of doctors make critical decisions regarding the choice of surgery by evaluating factors like: Staging of cancer (size … Continue reading Surgical Treatment of Prostate Cancer – Part 1

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16

Sep

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Medical treatment of prostate cancer – Part 2

Published: September 16, 2015

Medical treatment of prostate cancer Here are more modalities of care for prostate cancer management: Hormone Therapy Hormone therapy help in reducing the serum levels of testosterone in the body, as high testosterone levels are associated with enlargement and excessive growth of prostatic cells. Cutting off the source of growth and nutrition via limiting the availability … Continue reading Medical treatment of prostate cancer – Part 2

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Sep

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Medical treatment of prostate cancer – Part 1

Published: September 15, 2015

Medical treatment of prostate cancer The treatment of choice for the management of prostate cancer depends on several factors such as; intensity and severity of disease, age at diagnosis, co-morbid health issues, patient preferences, available treatment options and potential side effects in conjunction with overall health status of the patient. Active surveillance Active surveillance is … Continue reading Medical treatment of prostate cancer – Part 1

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Sep

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Natural treatments for Prostate Cancer

Published: September 14, 2015

Natural treatments for Prostate Cancer The malignancy of prostate gland is the product of abnormal mitotic division of lining cells; thereby leading to a wide array of sexual and urinary complications. Although, most cases of advanced prostate malignancy are managed by invasive procedures (such as surgical interventions, radiation therapy, cryotherapy, high intensity ultrasound treatment or … Continue reading Natural treatments for Prostate Cancer

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Sep

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Prevention of Prostate Cancer

Published: September 11, 2015

Prevention of Prostate Cancer Due to high morbidity and economic cost associated with the malignancy of the prostate gland, investigators have explored various preventive strategies to reduce the incidence of prostate cancer in susceptible male population. It is believed that patient awareness, identification of danger signs, knowledge of screening modalities and necessary lifestyle modifications can … Continue reading Prevention of Prostate Cancer

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Sep

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Night eating syndrome

Published: September 10, 2015

Night Eating Syndrome A nocturnal eating disorder, night eating syndrome wakes you up in the night with an uncontrollable urge to eat. If you are suffering from the syndrome, you would experience an urgent urge to indulge in inadvertent snacking, knowingly or unknowingly. Symptoms The syndrome is characterized by a lack of appetite during the … Continue reading Night eating syndrome

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Sep

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Myofascial pain syndrome

Published: September 9, 2015

Myofascial Pain Syndrome A type of chronic muscle pain, myofascial pain syndrome refers to inflammation and pain in soft tissues that cover the muscles. The syndrome may occur after the contraction of a muscle from an injury or strained muscle group, tendon, or ligament. The symptoms may be felt in a single muscle or a … Continue reading Myofascial pain syndrome

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