Prostate Cancer Blog

Testing, Early Diagnosis Can Open Door To Effective Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Prostate cancer remains one of the five most common cancers and the second most frequent cause of cancer-related death among men. Dr. Benjamin Lowentritt, director of the comprehensive prostate cancer program at Chesapeake Urology discusses new treatment options for the disease including immunotherapy, one of the most exciting categories of cancer treatments to emerge in the past decade.



Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Actor Ben Stiller had prostate cancer. This shouldn’t come as a major shock as more than 180,000 men in the U.S. are diagnosed with this disease every year. That’s 1 in every 7 men diagnosed with prostate cancer sometime in his lifetime. But, what is so significant about Mr. Stiller going public with his disease is his emphatic message about the importance of prostate cancer screening and early detection.

This Is Why We Are Passionate About The ZERO Prostate Cancer Challenge


Wednesday, September 16, 2015

29,000 men will die this year as a result of prostate cancer and many would not be dying if they had more education about the disease and had a PSA screening earlier. But, screening is not enough, we need to find a cure. With money, we can do that.

Recovery Coach Helps Take Fear Out of Prostate Cancer

Friday, February 28, 2014

Phil Shulka, Recovery Coach for Chesapeake Urology’s Prostate Center, is passionate about getting the word out about the importance of prostate cancer screening. A seven year prostate cancer survivor himself, he spoke to the day shift at a local plant about the importance of prostate cancer screening.

PHEN Consensus Statement on PSA Testing for African American Men

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

PHEN Consensus Statement on PSA Testing for African American Men for early detection of prostate cancer.

PROVENGE- Pioneering Therapy in Fight Against Advanced Prostate Cancer


Wednesday, May 1, 2013

It used to be that men diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer had few options for treatment that may extend their life or slow the cancer’s growth and reduce symptoms. Fortunately, thanks to groundbreaking research and several innovative treatment options being offered at Chesapeake Urology, men have a wider variety of therapeutic options when prostate cancer advances to a stage beyond cure. At Chesapeake Urology, our prostate cancer specialists have the expertise to deliver these new treatments for advanced prostate cancer.

New Study Finds BRCA2 Gene Linked to Aggressive Form of Prostate Cancer


Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Chesapeake Urology's Dr. Benjamin Lowentritt comments on a new study that finds the BRCA2 gene linked to aggressive form of prostate cancer.

Obesity A Factor in Prostate Cancer


Wednesday, April 17, 2013

There are many known risk factors for developing prostate cancer. Some of these factors cannot be controlled, such as genetics, race and family history; but others, such as diet and lifestyle choices can be. Numerous studies support the notion that being overweight or obese can play a key role in the development of prostate cancer.

Building a Better, More Comprehensive Prostate Cancer Program for Patients


Friday, March 8, 2013

“You have prostate cancer.” These are the four words every man fears. Yet, 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. Fortunately, prostate cancer is highly treatable. In fact, the five-year survival rate for localized and regional forms of prostate cancer is 100 percent when caught and treated early.

Free Prostate Cancer Screening Program Saves a Life

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Chesapeake Urology's free prostate cancer screening programs saves the life of a local man.

Welcome from Dr. Sanford Siegel, CEO


Tuesday, February 5, 2013

A diagnosis of prostate cancer can be life changing, both medically and psychologically, for men and for their families. Chesapeake Urology is where men and their families can come to face their diagnosis. We are proud to have earned a reputation for providing the best treatment, combined with our personalized brand of support. In Maryland, and surrounding areas, more and more men are now choosing CUA for their prostate cancer care.