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Urology

Read about the range of services provided by Duke urologists and how their care has has helped men and women manage a variety of conditions.

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Preventing and Treating Kidney Stones
Preventing and Treating Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are prevalent in the Southeast—also known as the "stone belt" -- but they’re also preventable. Find out out if you're at risk for kidney stones, a ...

Keeping Tabs on Kidney Stones Prevents Painful Attack
Keeping Tabs on Kidney Stones Prevents Painful Attack

After Robert Lontz had two kidney stone attacks, he worked with his Duke urologist on a kidney stone disease management plan that helped him successfully avoid ...

Reducing Kidney Stone Treatment Complications
Reducing Kidney Stone Treatment Complications

Low-risk kidney stone procedures can result in complications that require costly emergency care and hospitalization, according to a recent Duke study. That’s le ...

Learn to Prevent Recurring Kidney Stones
Learn to Prevent Recurring Kidney Stones

The causes of kidney stones can vary widely from person to person. If you’ve had a single kidney stone, changes in diet are often all you need to prevent anothe ...

Blood in the Urine
Blood in the Urine

Your child's urine tests positive for blood during an annual physical. You're understandably anxious and concerned. Most of the time blood in the urine is not a ...

What You Should Know About Prostate Cancer
What You Should Know About Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in men, other than skin cancer. In fact, the American Cancer Society estimates that one of every nine me ...