How does prostate sensor radiation affect the bowels?

Answer When a man has prostate cancer, radiation can be used to kill the cancer cells. Unfortunately, radiation can also damage the nearby large intestine and rectum. A prostate sensor is a device that m... Read More »

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Does radiation exposure cause prostate cancer?

On One Hand: Established Links That Radiation Causes CancersAccording to a research review conducted by the JSI Center for Environmental Health Studies in Boston, MA, there is evidence of a connect... Read More »

How much does it cost to get prostate radiation treatments?

The cost of a full radiation treatment program for prostate cancer typically is $40,000 and up. This includes all radiation treatment sessions, which generally number more than 40, and all related ... Read More »

Does a biopsy of the prostate affect fertility?

On One Hand: Biopsy Does Not Affect FertilityThe procedure for a prostate biopsy involves taking a tissue sample from the prostate for purposes of detecting the presence of prostate cancer. Accordi... Read More »

Prostate Radiation Treatment & Pregnancy?

In some cases, radiation treatment for prostate cancer may be necessary during pregnancy but is generally dependent upon the stage of pregnancy, the stage of cancer, the potential hormonal effects ... Read More »