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Prostate Cancer: Steve Lucido

After a high PSA test, Steve Lucido underwent a prostatectomy to reduce risk of incontinence and impotence. 

At age 56, Steve Lucido had a routine blood test, which revealed a high level of prostate-specific antigen (PSA), indicating prostate cancer. After extensive research, Lucido learned that researchers and surgeons at Johns Hopkins were performing prostate cancer surgery with a technique that reduces the risks for incontinence and impotence. After reaching out to Dr. Edward Schaeffer, researcher and surgeon at Johns Hopkins, Lucido underwent a radical prostatectomy in October 2008. Today, Lucido is cancer-free and back to his active life.

About the Johns Hopkins James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute

The Johns Hopkins James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute offers comprehensive treatment options for all urological conditions, including bladder cancer. There are new treatment approaches being developed and the collaborative effort of clinicians and researchers here have led to many advances in the treatment and understanding of the urinary tract and urinary tract cancer.

Learn more about the Johns Hopkins James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute

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To schedule an appointment call 410-955-6100.

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