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Are you suffering lasting side-effects following prostate cancer surgery?
1 in 8 men in the UK will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime. With each year that goes by, new treatments and more accurate detection mean that more and more men are prostate cancer survivors.
In some cases, being a prostate cancer survivor will involve managing long term side effects from treatment which are frequently urinary incontinence and erectile dysfunction.
In the immediate post-operative period, men often experience incontinence (leaking of urine) which usually tapers off within several weeks or months. For some men however, the incontinence persists beyond the recovery period and becomes a long term side effect of their treatment.
The same is true for erectile dysfunction (ED). ED is a widely-reported complication following prostate cancer surgery and can have a lasting impact on men and their partners.
There are a number of surgical and non-surgical interventions which can offer symptomatic relief from urinary incontinence and ED. Having a consultation with a leading specialist is your first step toward taking back control of your long-term recovery.
Two of the country’s leading urologists specialise in treating the debilitating side-effects of prostate cancer surgery. Expect the following from our expert team:
There is a reason why over 98% of our patients would recommend King Edward VII’s Hospital to family and friends.
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