Karen Nash
Karen Nash is a freelance writer based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Is focal therapy the future of treatment for localized PCa?
"For low-grade disease, it’s certainly worth a try because nothing is really lost. For high-grade disease, I don’t know that it’s appropriate—we don’t have the data," says one urologist.
Have you ever felt threatened by a patient?
"Things have gotten worse. Patients are definitely more demanding," says urologist Casey McCullough, DO.
Do you prescribe MET for stone patients?
Urology Times reached out to three urologists (selected randomly) and asked them each the following question: Do you prescribe MET for stone patients?
How concerned are you about radiation exposure?
Urology Times reached out to four urologists (selected randomly) and asked them each the following question: How concerned are you about radiation exposure?
What is the biggest stressor in your office?
Three urologists discuss what causes them the most angst and the ways they try to reduce the pressure.
Has the current state of medicine affected your retirement plans?
"I can’t believe what I’ve gotten myself into. Medicine has become, almost weekly, and certainly monthly and yearly, more and more bureaucratized," says one urologist.
Urology: Pure and simple
As the well-publicized shortage of physicians is becoming more prevalent in all specialties, healthcare organizations and medical practices across the country are finding it increasingly difficult to maintain adequate numbers of urologists on staff.

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