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Focused Prostate Cancer Treatment to Preserve Continence and Sperm Potency

This is an interesting approach with cryosurgery for prostate cancer that is very early-stage and confined to small portions of the prostate gland. This video was made with the urological cancer specialists at Duke Medical Center in Durham NC. As with many cancers, if prostate cancer is detected early then the options for more limited treatments, such as cryosurgery or radiation seeds, can be a consideration, alongside the more conventional treatment approaches of prostatectomy or external beam radiation therapy.

I am still an advocate for PSA tests in men over 50. Men with prostate cancer need to be fully informed about all the options, along with their benefits and risks, so they can participate in the final decision about which treatment is best for them.

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  1. Early prostate cancer treatment is important to stop this scourge of men as they age. Men need to be aware of prostate cancer symptoms and should be getting periodic prostate cancer screenings after the age of 40 and annual screenings starting at 50.

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