Patients with Prostate, Other Urological Cancers Are 5 Times More Likely to Commit Suicide, UK Study Shows
This article is so sad. Exactly the reason we chose to do Proton Therapy.. The quality of life for a man is not good if they choose to do radiation or surgery. A way to minimize symptoms is to have Space Oars inserted before normal radiaion if proton therapy is not an option for you. This will help protect your vital organs from the damages of the radiation. Our doctor who wanted to do radiation never even mentioned this, so you will need to ask.
March 19, 2018
The issue of suicide risk among prostate cancer patients is back on the table again as a consequence of a presentation at the ongoing annual meeting of the European Association of Urology in Copenhagen, Denmark.
We had previously commented on prostate cancer and suicide back in 2009 and also in early 2010.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There was good news Monday, for the hundreds of thousands of men trying to decide which treatment to undergo after a diagnosis of prostate cancer.
As CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported, a simple gel could reduce the risk of side effects from radiation therapy.
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