Your Health

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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) has partnered with Maryland Public Television (MPT) for a special series called "Your Health," featuring UMMS specialists who will share their medical expertise with viewers all across the state of Maryland.

UMMS guests will appear every other week in a special "Your Health" segment on MPT's program "Direct Connection," airing live Monday nights at 7:30 p.m.

The show takes calls from viewers, so you have the opportunity to speak directly to our experts and get your questions answered.

Miss the show? You can catch the segments right here on this site. You can also see a list of upcoming guests and topics. We hope you'll tune in for "Your Health" with UMMS and MPT.

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September 8, 2014

Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men, except for skin cancer, and often occurs in older men. However, it is a cancer that can often be treated successfully, especially if caught early. September is prostate cancer awareness month, and in this interview, University of Maryland urologist Dr. Mohummad Minhaj Siddiqui will talk about diagnosing and treating prostate cancer.

Do you have a question about prostate cancer? Send us your question via Twitter @MPTNews #yourhealth. Then watch Direct Connection on September 8 at 7:30 p.m. to see if we use your question on the show.


Dr. Mohummad Minhaj Siddiqui

Assistant Professor of Surgery

University of Maryland School of Medicine



University of Maryland Medical Center

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