Reducing incontinence after prostate surgery

Reducing incontinence after prostate surgery

There will be many concerns a man will have after prostate cancer.  One of them will be the concern of having to deal with urinary incontinence.  Urinary incontinence or the loss of the ability to control urination is considered common after the removal of the prostate.  The possibility of urinary incontinence should be discussed with all men who will be undergoing surgery for the removal of the prostate gland helping them to know what to expect.

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Misconceptions about prostate cancer not to believe

Misconceptions about prostate cancer not to believe

Every disease has its myths and misconceptions about them.  Prostate cancer is no different.  The confusion surrounding the disease is often fueled by bad advice from well-meaning friends and the fact that many men often avoid talking about their condition.  Few men sit around discussing prostate cancer and if it is brought up, after a few wisecracks are made the topic is usually abruptly changed.

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A Colorful Test for Prostate Cancer

A Colorful Test for Prostate Cancer

If you are a man with prostate cancer, you have higher than normal levels of a protein known as AMACR. What's more, that protein has been linked to the aggressiveness of the cancer, and if your levels of AMACR can be lowered, the growth of your prostate cancer will also slow down commensurately.

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