Sperling Prostate Center

Is COVID Putting Your Sex Life at Risk?

Erectile Function and Prostate Cancer - Sperling Prostate Center
Is there any doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has been a depressing hardship? First, there’s the illness itself, which can be severe enough to cause death. For those who develop the disease and survive, we’re just beginning to understand longer term side effects that can involve the lungs, heart, joints and muscles, and even the keep reading

Prostate Cancer, Radiation, and Rectal Side Effects

Targeted High-Dose Radiation Therapy Benefits Men with Metastatic Prostate Cancer - Sperling Prostate Center
Not long after we posted the blog below on rectal/bowel problems following beam radiation treatment for side effects, a protective product called hydrogel was introduced. The injection of this absorbable gel into the area between the prostate gland and the neighboring rectal wall is designed to widen the space between the two structures, and thereby act as a shield to protect the rectal wall from radiation scatter. keep reading

Aspirin Use and Cancer

aspirin and prostate cancer mortality risk - Sperling Prostate Center
Aspirin is a humble drug. Aspirin tablets have been on shelves in drugstores, grocery stores, airport shops, quickmarts and many other outlets since 1915. In addition to pain relief, its benefits include reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke by reducing the production of hormones that can lead to the blood clots that are keep reading
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