What is a Positive Margin After a Prostatectomy?


Dr. Bevan Thomas explains what a positive margin after a prostatectomy means In an ideal world, after radical prostatectomy, the pathologist would send a triumphant report to the surgeon: “I’ve looked at the prostate tissue you removed from Mr. Jones, and all of the edges are clear. Congratulations! You’ve removed all the cancer!” Most often, it […]

What to Know About Sex After Prostate Cancer Treatment


When can I have sex after prostate cancer treatment? Nearly all men will experience difficulty getting an erection for a period of time after surgery, even if they have a “nerve-sparing” operation. This will usually pass with time. You should know what to expect, but there is no reason that you shouldn’t resume normal sexual […]

Improving Incontinence after Prostate Cancer Treatment


How do you improve incontinence after prostate cancer treatment? Incontinence can be much more than a nuisance, but it is a treatable condition. There are many things you and your doctor can do to improve your continence. Dr. Roscoe Nelson goes over several different approaches to treating incontinence after prostate cancer treatment in this video. […]

Sling Procedure for Incontinence after Prostate Cancer Surgery

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What is the sling procedure for incontinence after prostate cancer surgery? Incontinence is common for men after prostate cancer surgery or radiation. If you are undergoing either of these procedures you should expect to have some issues with incontinence. There are different degrees and types of incontinence. This is a treatable condition. If a man […]

When to Treat Incontinence after Prostate Cancer Surgery


When should you treat incontinence after prostate cancer surgery? Losing your ability to control urination is common after prostatectomy and radiation therapy. Incontinence, as it is called, is a treatable condition. There are varying degrees and different types of incontinence. Some are worse than others. Your doctor may recommend exercises or diet changes to help […]

Some Short and Long-Term Complications from Prostatectomy


What are the short and long-term complications from prostatectomy? Are you going to have a prostatectomy? Do you know about the short and long-term complications? These procedures are necessary, but there are some things you need to know about life after treatment. There are several types of complications that tend to follow this surgery. Doctor […]

Risk Factors for Impotence After Prostate Cancer Treatment

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What are some risk factors for impotence after prostate cancer treatment? Are you worried about impotence after prostate cancer treatment? Are you aware of the risk factors for your particular condition? There are a number of things that may increase your risk for impotence after treatment. Dr. Howard Tay discusses what those factors are and […]

Incontinence after Prostate Cancer Surgery


What type of incontinence do men experience after prostate cancer surgery? Incontinence is when urine leaks out unexpectedly. Men often experience incontinence after prostate cancer surgery. This is generally a temporary condition and goes away with time and some simple pelvic exercises. Dr. Howard Tay describes the different types of incontinence a man may have […]

Treatment Options for Stage II Prostate Cancer

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What are the treatment options for Stage II prostate cancer? If prostate cancer has progressed to Stage 2, that generally means that your doctor has found a lump or nodule on the prostate. Usually the prostate must be removed. There are several ways surgeons can do this. Dr. Howard Tay is a Urologist experienced with […]

Can I Have Children after Prostate Cancer Surgery?


Having children after prostate cancer surgery. After prostate cancer surgery men are left infertile. Different procedures have different results, but the infertility rate is 100%. If you’re considering having children after your surgery there are options. Dr. Howard Tay is a urologist who has seen men before and after prostate surgery. We asked him for […]

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