Locations and Physicians

Phoenix – Biltmore Affiliated Urologists

2222 E. Highland Ave., Suite 400
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Map & Directions

Phone: 602-264-0608
Fax: 602-234-0417

Treatments & Services

  • Is Your Weight Affecting Your Risk of Developing Cancer?

    April 23, 2018

    overweight cancer risk

    It’s no secret that being carrying excess pounds can lead to serious health consequences–but did you know that it can also raise your risk for certain types of cancer? National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) showed that in 2011–2014, nearly 70% of U.S. adults aged 20 years or older were overweight or obese.

    Research shows that higher amounts of body fat can increase the risk for several types of cancer, including liver cancer, kidney cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, endometrial cancer, esophageal cancer, pancreatic cancer, gallbladder cancer, thyroid cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, and breast cancer (in women past menopause). Obesity also increases risk for developing advanced prostate cancer, which is the most dangerous stage of the disease.

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  • What I Learned from My First Colonoscopy

    March 20, 2018

    What I Learned from My First Colonoscopy

    I recently turned 50 which meant it was time for my first colonoscopy. Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths and generally when caught early, has a good cancer prognosis. Yet, 30% of adults age 50 and older have not had a colonoscopy to screen for colon cancer! However, getting your first colonoscopy doesn’t have to be scary, and you can prep to make the procedure go as smoothly as possible.

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