From expert advice on prevention to details on our advanced treatment technologies, Mercy podcasts are an excellent resource for health information.
Our podcasts are audio presentations that you can listen to right now on your computer or that you can subscribe to for listening whenever you like on your MP3 player. (See Subscribing to Podcasts below.)
Prostate CancerListen Now
One out of six men will get prostate cancer. That's the bad news. The good news is that in recent years the death rate has been declining. Learn why from urologists who are part of Mercy Cancer Centers.
You can also listen to individual segments of the prostate cancer podcast. Just click the "Listen Now" button on the topic you'd like to hear in the list below.Are You at Risk for Prostate Cancer?
Mercy Cancer Center urologist Dr. Robert Navarre
discusses the prevalence of prostate cancer and identifies those who may be at risk.
When Should Prostate Cancer Screenings Begin? Like high blood pressure, prostate cancer often has no warning signs. Mercy Cancer Center urologist Dr. Gregory Haselhuhn talks about the importance of screenings.
How is Prostate Cancer Treated?
From "watchful waiting" to robotic surgery, Mercy Cancer Center urologist Dr. Michael Rashid explains the many effective treatment alternatives for prostate cancer.
Expanding the Use of Robotic Surgery
Urology procedures were among the first applications of da Vinci® robotic surgery in this area. Dr. Mirza Baig, a local urologist, discusses how the number of different surgical procedures that use robotic technology is increasing.
Mercy OB/Gyn, Dr. Susan Pohlod performs hysterectomies using da Vinci® robotic surgery because of how it enhances her skills, and how fast it enables her patients to recover and return to normal activities.
Subscribing To Podcasts
If you have iTunes software on your computer, it's easy to subscribe:
- From the iTunes main menu, select "Advanced," then "Subscribe to Podcast."
- In the URL screen, type: http://www.ehealthconnection.com/regions/toledo/content/podcasts/fhlpodcast.xml
- Click OK.
If you do not have iTunes, you will need "podcatching" software so that your comuter automatically receives our podcasts for downloading to your MP3 player.
For free podcatching software, go to podcastalley.com and click on Podcast Software at the top of the home page. Once you've installed the software on your computer, follow its instructions for new subscriptions.