Prostate Cancer: Treating Enlarged Prostate Before Radiation Therapy

Some patients suffering from prostate cancer may also suffer from benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which means certain considerations will need to be taken into account before choosing the right prostate cancer treatment to address the issues. But how can you treat BPH?

Here are 5 BPH treatments you should know about.

Since BPH means that your prostate gland is enlarged, it can be tricky to use radiation treatment for prostate cancer before treating your enlarged prostate. In this video, shared by Prostate Cancer Research Institute in 2013, listen to Dr. Michael Steinberg from UCLA, as he shares some advice to patients to treat BPH first before using radiation therapy for prostate cancer.

Learn more about how to manage BPH and prostate cancer symptoms.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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