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Movember spotlight: a conversation about Peyronie's disease

Posted on Nov. 23, 2020 ( comments)

Movember was formed nearly two decades ago to raise awareness for men’s health and encourage men to seek help for all medical issues – even the ones they may not be comfortable talking about. As we near the end of Movember, we shed some light on one of those topics: Peyronie’s disease.

Movember spotlight: MultiCare pioneers a new, minimally invasive procedure to treat enlarged prostate

Posted on Nov. 17, 2020 ( comments)
As we continue to celebrate Movember and raise awareness for men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, it is timely that the Tacoma area’s very first UroLift® procedure to treat enlarged prostate was performed at MultiCare’s Allenmore Hospital earlier this month.

Movember spotlight: a conversation about prostate health

Posted on Nov. 13, 2020 ( comments)

Talking about prostate health is a day in the life of a urologist. But this conversation is far from routine for most men. Initiatives like Movember are an opportunity to focus on issues around men’s health. Today we discuss a common clinical diagnosis – especially for men over age 50 – known as benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH. Simply put, BPH means an enlarged prostate, a condition generally considered to be a regular part of male aging.

Movember spotlight: the pros and cons of PSA screening for prostate cancer

Posted on Nov. 6, 2020 ( comments)
November 1st marked the beginning of "Movember"! Since 2003, people have been encouraged to celebrate Movember by growing a mustache (or donning a fake one) and raising awareness for men’s health. November, or Movember, is a valuable time to reflect on some of the major health issues affecting this population, including prostate cancer.

Code Lavender: caring for our caregivers

Posted on Oct. 9, 2020 ( comments)

Caring for the community during a pandemic can take a toll on frontline and other essential health care heroes.

Simple phone calls improve physical and mental health for vulnerable seniors

Posted on Jul. 1, 2020 ( comments)
As many have experienced in recent months, social isolation can take a toll on a person both physically and mentally. 

Philanthropy powers research during worldwide pandemic

Posted on Jun. 30, 2020 ( comments)
As a community-based research center, MultiCare’s Institute for Research and Innovation (MIRI) gives patients access to cutting-edge clinical trials close to home. 

From formula to PPE, individuals and organizations step up to fulfill community needs

Posted on Jun. 27, 2020 ( comments)

Here are just a few examples of the ways community members have supported MultiCare’s COVID-19 efforts.

After recovering from COVID-19, MultiCare surgeon donates funds and his own plasma to help others

Posted on Jun. 25, 2020 ( comments)

Prakash Gatta, MBBS, FACS, is an esophageal surgeon at MultiCare. He contracted and recovered from coronavirus (COVID-19) in March.

‘The support from the community keeps us going every day’ Reflections from MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital

Posted on May. 11, 2020 ( comments)