Cryotherapy is a type of treatment that uses sub-zero temperatures to freeze and eliminate cancerous prostate cells. It is also known as cryoablation and cryosurgery. During the procedure, thin needles put into the prostate and gas is then passed down the to destroy cancerous cells. Who Can Have Cryotherapy? Cryotherapy can be a suitable treatment […]
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Prost8 UK's resident content writer who compiles blogs and social media pieces to educate and inform readers about the key facts influencing prostate cancer care.
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This reference material is aimed at men who are receiving, or about to receive, hormone therapy as a treatment on its own or as part of a combination treatment plan for prostate cancer. It contains information to help you understand the important factors surrounding hormone therapy for prostate cancer. It may also benefit partners, family […]
When evaluating someone with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS), the doctor will use the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) along with a physical examination (including a digital rectal exam or DRE). In addition, a number of tests will be undertaken, such as a urine test called a urinalysis. Depending on the clinical situation, some other […]
When prostate cancer is graded, a system is used known as the Gleason Score to determine how aggressive the cancer is. The Gleason Score ranges from 1-5 and describes how much of the tissue taken from a biopsy looks like healthy tissue or abnormal tissue. When you are diagnosed with cancer, you may find that […]
On Thursday 11th July Prost8 UK officially launched in the Palace of Westminster. The event marked the formal launch of our initiative to accelerate the availability of less invasive prostate cancer treatment options by taking action to raise up to £10m over the next two years. This is so Prost8 UK can buy and deploy […]
Prostate cancer, in its early stages, doesn’t usually have any symptoms or warning signs. The cancer only normally raises a concern if the tumour presses against the urethra and causes changes to your urine flow. And, because the cancer typically appears in a different area of the prostate, there are no symptoms in the early […]
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