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Today's video is about the side effects of radiation therapy. Side effects for prostate cancer are so important, partly because of the sensitive location of the gland, and partly because the disease of prostate cancer isn't as life threatening as other cancers. So quality of life after treatment takes on added importance.
In this video we're going to cover urinary side effects from prostate surgery. I'm always surprised when patients are unaware of the difference in urinary side effects between surgery and radiation - the two most popular types of treatments for prostate cancer. Urinary side effects from surgery are dramatically more severe than anything that radiation causes. In this video, we'll focus just on surgery, and in a subsequent video we'll talk about side effects from radiation.
Mark Moyad, MD, MPH discusses sexual dysfunction rehab & supplements after prostate cancer treatment with expert, Stephen Auerbach, MD.
This video's going to cover the common treatments for the correction of erectile dysfunction, otherwise known as impotence. Prostate cancer therapy is commonly associated with difficulties getting erections, and a number of methods and treatments have been developed to try and counteract that problem. Everyone's heard of Viagra and Cialis, and there are other…
In this video we're going to talk about erectile dysfunction caused by treatment for prostate cancer. Talking about impotence like it's a black and white issue, either you have it or don't, is not always an accurate representation of some of the problems that need to be dealt with.
Regular consumption of the right kind of plant foods changes our internal environment to largely eliminate the conditions (like chronic inflammation for one example) which cause the development of most of our modern degenerative lifestyle diseases – high blood pressure, stroke,…
We're going to talk about treatment-related side effects for surgery or radiation therapy for prostate cancer. The prostate gland is within millimeters of the nerves that control erections, the rectal wall, and the urinary passage which goes directly through the middle of the gland.
In this video we're going to cover focal therapy for prostate cancer. That means treating a section of the prostate rather than the whole gland.