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Ross E. Krasnow, MD, Urologic Oncologist

Ross E. Krasnow, MD, MPH, is a urologic oncologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. He takes special interest in the treatment of complex urologic tumors and conditions.

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Prostate Cancer: What Every Guy Needs to Know

by Ross E. Krasnow, MD, Urologic Oncologist
September 17, 2020

Prostate cancer is among the most common cancers in the United States, but also among the most survivable. Although it’s…

How to Avoid Testicular Cancer

by Ross E. Krasnow, MD, Urologic Oncologist
April 21, 2020

Sean Kimerling was a successful New York TV sportscaster and a lifelong athlete.  When he started to experience unexplained back…

Why I stand behind digital rectal exams for prostate cancer screening

by Ross E. Krasnow, MD, Urologic Oncologist
September 04, 2018

“You want to put your finger where? Why? Do you really need to do that?” I’ve heard many men say…

Advanced Technology Offers Better Kidney Cancer Outcomes, Less Pain, and Quicker Recovery

by Ross E. Krasnow, MD, Urologic Oncologist
May 15, 2018

Years ago, before we had advanced and routine imaging, a kidney mass was only discovered when it had become very…

What to do when prostate cancer biopsy/PSA test results conflict

by Ross E. Krasnow, MD, Urologic Oncologist, Lambros Stamatakis, MD, Director, Urologic Oncology
September 28, 2017

Prostate cancer can be challenging to detect. Our screening and diagnostic tools—prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing and transrectal ultrasound-guided (TRUS) prostate…

Should men get a PSA test to screen for prostate cancer, and when?

by Ross E. Krasnow, MD, Urologic Oncologist
September 19, 2017

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, with one in seven men in the United States projected to…