Incontinence After Prostate Cancer Surgery: What You Need to Know

Prostate cancer is a serious disease that affects many men worldwide. After being diagnosed with prostate cancer patients need to be assessed for treatment. To treat this type of cancer there are several treatment options available, such as medicines, surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

Read more about what you should consider before choosing a prostate cancer treatment.

Surgery is one of the most common procedures used to fight prostate cancer, but sometimes there are some side effects that may occur after post-surgery. In this video, shared by Prostate Cancer Live in 2014, incontinence is discussed as a consequence of prostate cancer surgery, along with how and why it happens.
Dr. Howard P. Tay, from Arizona State Urology, talks about the different types of incontinence a man may have after prostate cancer. Despite being extremely uncomfortable incontinence is a treatable condition and it’s normally temporary.

Prostate Cancer News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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