Pacific Coast Urology Medical Center Blog

 

Exciting Visit to the NeoTract Office to Learn More About Urolift®…Advanced Non-Surgical Treatment for BPH

I recently visited the NeoTract offices in Pleasanton, CA with some of my colleagues from across the country for advanced training to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia with the remarkable Urolift System. We not only shared best practices but I got to try my hand at assembling a Urolift device.  I can attest firsthand that it […]

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Update on Evans Tran, PA 3rd Annual Medical Mission in the Philippines

 Santa Barbara, Iloilo 4,496 patients served in 5 days!  Evans Tran, PA at Pacific Coast Urology Medical Center,  returned from Santa Barbara, Iloilo in the Philippines after completing her 3rd annual medical mission with the Philippine Medical Society of Northern California* missionary group.  This dedicated and diverse group of medical personnel provided primary medical care and […]

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Evans Tran, PA participates in her 3rd Annual Medical Mission

Evans Tran, PA at Pacific Coast Urology Medical Center, is in Santa Barbara, Iloilo for her 3rd trip to volunteer with the Philippine Medical Society of Northern California* missionary group.  This diverse group of medical personnel will provide needed primary medical care and surgical services to residents of Santa Barbara, Iloilo in the Philippines.  The […]

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Two New Procedures For Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

History of BPH Minimally Invasive Treatments and New Procedures It was 19 years ago that I brought minimally invasive treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) to Southern California.  I have closely followed the clinical trials in the U.S. and in Europe and enrolled several of my patients in the trials.  While the first and second […]

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Dr. Robert Pugach Forms Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk Team

Support  Zero Prostate Cancer Run Walk on July 16th at Shoreline Aquatic Park in Long Beach  Did you know that one in eight fathers, sons, husbands, brothers, partners, and friends will be diagnosed with prostate cancer?  This year in California alone 14,520 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer. You can help end prostate cancer […]

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Miracles Do Happen…Evans Tran, PA Medical Mission to the Philippines

We are very proud of our colleague and friend, Evans as she completed her second annual medical missionary trip.  Once again Evans volunteered with the Philippine Medical Society of Northern California Missionary group to provide much needed medical and surgical services to thousands of residents of Dumaguete City in the Philippines from January 16 to […]

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Evans Tran, PA departs for the Philippines to participate in the 2017 Medical Mission

Evans Tran, PA at Pacific Coast Urology Medical Center, leaves Los Angeles, CA today for her 2nd trip to volunteer with the Philippine Medical Society of Northern California* missionary group.  This diverse group of medical personnel will provide needed medical and surgical services to residents of Dumaguete City in the Philippines.  The medical mission will […]

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VASECTOMY PROCEDURE NOT LINKED TO PROSTATE CANCER

THE DEFINITIVE ANSWER! Even though the majority of research has shown there is NO association between vasectomy and prostate cancer, there still remains some question on the risk. A newly released study in Journal  of  Clinical Oncology may finally answer concerns about this important concern. The conclusion of the extensive research in this 10 year […]

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