Prostate Cancer and Urinary Incontinence After Surgery

Prostate cancer is a serious disease and one of the most common forms of cancer in men. Although a cancer is always a serious thing to deal with, fortunately, prostate cancer is one of the most curable cancers that exist. There are several treatments available to cure it, one of them being surgery. If you are considering having surgery to treat your prostate cancer, you should be aware there are some side effects that you could suffer from, and urinary incontinence may be one of them.

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

In this video shared by Prostate Cancer Live, watch Dr. David Albala, a board certificated urologist at Syracuse, NY, talk about the risk factors of developing incontinence after surgery, the age range of men who are more at risk of developing it and some tips on how to prevent this side effect.

Here are five prostate cancer symptoms you should know about. 

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 another 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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Andreia has a degree in New Communication Technologies and experience in social media, design and tech. She is eager to find new ways to communicate and explore her curiosity about science and technology.

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