In the event you are denied coverage for Proton Therapy, we recommend you look at immunotherapy treatments and if you have no other option but radiation or surgery, please look into radiation..just make sure you ask if the doctor uses SpaceOAR Hydrogel..if they don't. ..find one that does. You can search on www.spaceoar.com for one that does. Below is an explanation of what SpaceOar is. This will reduce side effects as discussed in the You Tube video below.
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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