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Welcome to the Why Urology podcast with Dr. Todd Brandt.

This podcast is my personal attempt to teach you about your genito-urinary tract, what can go wrong, and how your urologist may just become your superhero.

The name of the podcast comes from my ongoing need to answer the question that I get so often from patients, friends, and family, “Why Urology? Why did you choose to become a urologist?”

Aug 28, 2016

Men with prostate cancer are living longer, but many survive with a greater burden of treatment. More than one-third of the nearly three million prostate cancer survivors in the United States currently receive androgen deprivation therapy (ADT). ADT improves the clinical outcomes for men with prostate cancer in...


Aug 19, 2016

Dr. Charles Huggins groundbreaking research on prostate cancer from the 1940s about the androgen sensitivity of prostate cancer.


Aug 1, 2016

Dr. Todd Brandt discusses PSA screening in African-American men , highlighting the need for greater screening within that population given the higher incidence of prostate cancer and the greater risk of more aggressive disease.

Link to New York Times Op-Ed piece: