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Prostate Cancer

Introduction To Treatments | Sky

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Introduction To Treatments | Sky

Once the proper Stage of Blue is assigned, the different treatments appropriate for that Stage can be considered. Overall, there are four broad categories of treatment available for prostate cancer: observation, local treatments, systemic treatments, and combination therapy...

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Focal Cryosurgery

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Focal Cryosurgery

It is estimated that as many as a third of newly-diagnosed men have only one spot of cancer. These patients may be candidates for focal treatment. Focal cryotherapy is defined as the destruction of a section of the prostate gland by freezing...

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Sexual Dysfunction

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Sexual Dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a risk with every type of treatment for prostate cancer, but the exact risk is very specific to each patient. The better a man’s erections are before prostate cancer treatment, the better chance he has of preserving function...

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Health Issues For Men With Prostate Cancer

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Health Issues For Men With Prostate Cancer

The surveillance policy, after surgery or radiation, is to check PSA quarterly for the first two years, biannually for the next three, and annually thereafter. For radiation patients, a yearly digital rectal examination is also recommended. After treatment with...

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