Urinary Health Issues Following Treatment for Prostate Cancer

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Ryan P. Terlecki, MD, Vice Chair and Associate Professor of Urology, as well as Director of the Men's Health Clinic at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, discusses the relative incidence of urinary issues following primary and salvage prostate cancer therapies including radical prostatectomy, radiation therapy, and salvage cryotherapy.  He goes on to describe challenges to urinary health for patients undergoing treatment, proposes language for counseling patients pre and post-operatively, as well as highlighting effective treatment options for various types of urinary issues.

tags: radical prostatectomy radiation therapy salvage cryotherapy prostate cancer


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