NEW PROSTATE CANCER INFOLINK: A table showing the chances of cancer returning after cryotherapy (freezing) treatment of prostate cancer has been calculated by researchers who looked at about 2500 cases. READ MORE>
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Freezing treatment for prostate cancer causes minimal urinary problems and low rate of biochemical recurrence
Posted in Cryoablation, PROSTATE CANCER, PROSTATE RESEARCH, Treatment news, tagged Biochemical recurrence, cancer research, comparison of treatments, cryo-ablation, freezing treatment, minimal urinary morbidity, prostablog, prostate, prostate blog, prostate cancer treatments, prostate treatment, RENAL & UROLOGY NEWS on July 24, 2009 | Leave a Comment »
JULY 24: RENAL & UROLOGY NEWS: Primary cryo-ablation of the entire prostate gland – treatment which uses freezing – is an effective option for prostate cancer patients, according to researchers. READ MORE>
The technique is associated with a low rate of biochemical recurrence and minimal urinary morbidity, based on data from 3209 patients who underwent primary cryo-ablation at a number of medical centres nationwide.