Tag Archives: Prostate cancer treatment

Attention all men (and women with men in their lives)

Reminder FREE Information Evening Prostate Cancer and You Have you booked yet?  If not, get cracking!  Seats are strictly limited and refreshments will be available. Wednesday, 13th June 2018 from 6:45pm at Hampton Senior Citizens’ Centre, 14 Service Street, Hampton. RESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW – www.trybooking.com/VEEY See you there!

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Information Evening – Prostate Cancer and You

FREE PROSTATE CANCER INFORMATION EVENING Over the past few months, a colleague (Tony) and I have been busy organising a free information evening about Prostate Cancer in our local area. There is always so much to learn about this topic – from diagnosis to treatment options, from support services to self-care and rehabilitation. KEY SPEAKERS Four key speakers will be […]

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Decision making and uncertainty

When men get a prostate cancer diagnosis, the next discussion is usually about treatment. The stage of the cancer will determine the type of treatments on offer.  Generally, with a diagnosis of low-risk, low-grade prostate cancer, men will often have several options available to choose from. Depending on a range of criteria, men can consider active surveillance, surgery, or radiotherapy. […]

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New Prostate Cancer Treatment Possibilities

Diagram showing MRI-guided biopsy of the Prostate

Technology is certainly moving quickly concerning prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment. Biopsies can now be made more accurate by utilising specific MRI scanning and ultrasound together to target the cancer cells.  I’m sure you are familiar with the old “shotgun approach” where multiple needles are inserted and you just hope that one of them hits the target.  With this new […]

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