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Dr. Bertram Yuh

Urologic Oncology
South Pasadena, CA
10 years experience male

Locations

City of Hope Urology

South Pasadena, CA

Address

209 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA
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My office hours

Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Specialties
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Urologic Oncology

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English, Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

31 Answers
27 Agrees
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Seek a doctor: Persistent pains that cannot be attributed to any activity may be nothing serious but may also be a sign of an underlying problem. While this is not l... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Smoking, obesity: Others can include anatomic abnormalities such as horseshoe kidney, chronic renal failure, and genetic abnormalities.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Extremely rare: Advanced bladder cancer may go to the lymph nodes, lungs, liver, and bone. Only in very rare cases does it spread to the brain.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Both are correct: Small bladder tumors are usually removed with surgical resection. However in cases such as multiple tumors, difficult to see tumors, in situ tumors, h... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
No: Prostate cancer does not tend to spread to lymph nodes until it is quite advanced. These aggressive tumors have a much higher risk of leading to demis... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Quite possibly: These urinary symptoms are most commonly from an enlarged prostate, however cancer, bladder abnormalities, infections, and inflammatory conditions may... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Perhaps: Erectile dysfunction is common in men over the age of 50. With prostate cancer treatments erectile dysfunction may occur or worsen. Time will often im... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Operative treatments: Besides medications and other supplements, most urologists will treat refractory BPH with procedures such as microwave therapy, laser vaporization of ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Probably not: Angiomyolipomas represent benign tumors therefore it should be a separate process from your kidney cancer. Also smaller focuses as youve described are... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Surgical usually: Most kidney cancers are treatable with surgery. Some are also treated with freezing or heat destruction. Newer medications have been used in advanc... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Symptoms?: Kidney stones are not infrequent and treatment depends on if they are causing pain, nausea, vomiting, fevers, urinary problems, blood in the urine, or... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
No: BPH is more a disease of older men. Prostate growth is much more common in the 40s and 50s which contribute to the increased urinary symptoms at this ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Uncommon symptoms: If these symptoms persist you should be evaluated by a doctor. It may be a response to a full bladder. However these are not typical symptoms during u... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Outside the prostate: Overall survival of prostate cancer is fairly good. However, higher stage prostate cancers have worse prognosis, from i-iv. Stage iii cancers tend to ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
May be concetrated: Dark urine is most commonly a sign of concentrated urine. If this is not accompanied by other symptoms, increasing hydration may be enough. If there a... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Extremely low: While not 0%, the chances of having prostate cancer increase significantly with age, with very rare cases in the 30s, and increasing probability with ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Not likely: Average age of diagnosis for prostate cancer remains in the 60s, with extremely rare cases happening in the 30s.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Prolong survival: Chemotherapy is given for advanced prostate cancer and is not meant to cure the disease. It can prolong survival and the progress of disease however.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
A few things: A number of conditions may cause symptoms of an enlarged prostate such as: urinary tract infection prostatitis prostate cancer urethral stricture ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Varies: Even within stage 4, there are varying severities of disease. Survival can occasionally go beyond five years though most people will succumb in two or... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Surgical specialty: Urologists in general treat both benign and malignant conditions of the urinary tract, which include the kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, testes, ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Multiple factors: Genetic factors chronic bladder irritation certain chemicals radiation to the bladder cyclophosphamide(a chemotherapy).
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Stage and patient: A number of factors determine what kind of treatment such as stage of disease, size of tumor, comorbidities of the patient, age of the patient, overal... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
No: Overwhelming support for prostate massage in the prevention of prostate cancer is not substantiated which is why it has not become the standard of car... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Physical therapy: Recovery of continence after prostatectomy may take longer with increasing age at surgery. Other factors such as previous radiation, previous prostate... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Resting up: Rest is important, prevent overstraining. Ice packs or heat packs may alternately work. Antiinflammatory medications like Ibuprofen may also help wi... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Many years: While survival is completely dependent on stage of disease, aggressiveness, age, and other factors, men can live decades with treatment or even withou... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
How cells look: Grading refers to how closely the cancer cells resemble normal kidney cells. Cells that are more abnormal (ie higher grade) are associated with a wors... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Rare: Bilateral kidney cancers at the same time are rare, perhaps ~2% of the time. Though this rate increases with certain genetic disorders.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Not completely: While urine based tests like pca3 may provide some information about prostate cancer, the only definitive way to diagnose prostate cancer presently is... Read More
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bertram Yuh
Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Related to biopsy: Blood in the urine, stool, and semen is very common after prostate biopsy. This will almost always resolve over the course of days to weeks. Things to... Read More

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Jun 23, 2014
Dr. Bertram Yuh is a great surgeon and knowledgable urologic oncologist!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Yuh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Yuh is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you for your very helpful response. Have a very nice weekend!
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Thanks for your quick reply! M taking k mac. It was pain before but now its painin lil bit..
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This saved my life. Thank you. Terima kasih. Dr.Bertram Yuh... With smile..

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, OH
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

University at Buffalo

Affiliations

City Of Hope National Med Ctr
Huntington Hospital
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