Struggling with Mesh Related Complications?

Posted: August 4, 2014

What is mesh (also known as transvaginal mesh)? Transvaginal mesh is a net-like implant that has been used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence in women. Most surgical mesh cleared for vaginal procedures is composed of synthetic polypropylene. This substance remains in your body once placed and does not get absorbed. What […]


New Test for Prostate Cancer Detection!

Posted: July 30, 2014

A new test can better pinpoint trouble spots and lead to a quicker prostate cancer diagnosis. If you’ve every had a prostate exam, you know it’s uncomfortable at best, the new test from UroNav uses a combination of MRI and Ultrasound technology which allows doctors to be more accurate and precise with biopsies. Watch the full […]


Health News Article

Posted: July 22, 2014

Article Title: Stem Cells May Ease Urinary Incontinence, Study Says Article Source: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2014/07/11/stem-cells-may-ease-urinary-incontinence-study-says Article Review: At Virginia Urology, we are always following the newest research in the urology field. Through this health news article, urinary incontinence is being studied to find if there are new ways to strengthen weak urethra muscles. Stress incontinence typically occurs […]


Understanding Pelvic Prolapse

Posted: July 15, 2014

What Is Pelvic Prolapse? While the term “pelvic organ prolapse” might sound technical, it is more simply known as weakening of the pelvic floor. The muscles and ligaments that comprise the pelvic floor include the bladder, rectum, uterus, and vagina. When the muscles of the pelvis weaken, the pelvis structures can in-turn descend into the […]


Vote Now – Our Health Magazine Bedside Manner Award!

Posted: July 7, 2014

Help support Virginia Urology by casting your vote. Virginia Urology is nominated for OurHealth magazine’s Bedside Manner Award! Visit our voting page through July 15th. The 2014 Annual Best Bedside Manner Awards, presented by OurHealth magazine and CBS6 in Richmond, honors medical providers who are voted by the local community for their kindness, empathy and […]


Third Annual Prostate Cancer Awareness Golf Tournament

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July 15, 2014 at 9:00 AM The Prostate Cancer Educational Institute of Virginia, 501-c-3 Sponsorship Levels: Your generous sponsorship allows for the PCEIVa to operate and to provide support for those who need our assistance. A Tournament Sponsorship provides adequate funds to develop and maintain our website for a year. This has been our primary […]


Health News Article- Soccer and Prostate Cancer

Posted: June 22, 2014

Article Title: Men with Prostate Cancer Can Benefit From Playing Football, Study Finds Article Source: http://www.hngn.com/articles/34311/20140622/men-prostate-cancer-benefit-playing-football-study-finds.htm Article Review: Through this health news article, just in time for the World Cup, researchers have found that prostate cancer patients have experienced benefits from playing soccer (football).  With this study, the focus group was men that averaged 67 […]


Treating Incontinence

Posted: June 15, 2014

What Is Urinary Incontinence? When you hear the phrase “urinary incontinence” you may immediate start thinking of a condition that cannot be controlled.  However, our team of experts at Virginia Urology is here to illustrate that there are many treatment options available to help treat the involuntary loss of urine. Through this Virginia Urology blog, […]


Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival

Posted: May 22, 2014

Article Source: Exercise Linked to Improved Bladder Cancer Survival Article Review: At Virginia Urology, we are always researching the latest techniques and methods to keep our patients safe and healthy.  Some of the newest health news related to urology illustrates just how important regular exercise is to increasing the odds of surviving bladder cancer. In […]


Early Prostate Cancer Screening and Detection

Posted: May 15, 2014

Understanding Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States, as is the second leading cause of death in men.  In fact, one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.  With such overwhelming statistics, it is of no wonder that researchers are constantly searching for prevention […]