Tag: Prostate

Prostate Cancer Treatments – A Comparison

The Birmingham Prostate Clinic is comprised of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists in prostate cancer. We are one of the few private clinics offering all of the established prostate cancer treatments. We do not favour any single treatment but offer patients the opportunity to discuss all the appropriate options and choose the treatment best suited […]

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Nerve-sparing keyhole prostatectomy testimonial – Philip Freeman

When Philip Freeman was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he chose nerve-sparing keyhole surgery. A nerve sparing prostatectomy involves precision surgery aimed at preserving the nerves in order to reduce the risk of impotence and incontinence. Surgeon Alan Doherty is one of the UK’s leading specialists in nerve-sparing keyhole prostatectomy and is able to spare the nerves […]

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Suprapubic catheter testimonial – New Prostate Treatment

David Kingsley-Evans is one of the first patients in the UK to benefit from a new technique in prostate surgery. Mr Kingsley-Evans had his prostatectomy on May 9, 2009 and his catheter was removed two days after surgery. He went home on day three after surgery, catheter free. Patients normally wear a catheter for seven […]

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Coping with stress and anxiety during prostate cancer treatment

Gavin Davies, aged 46, from Sutton Coldfield, describes his experience of prostate cancer and the stress and anxiety the disease brings. “My father had prostate cancer and funnily enough, Mr Doherty also operated on him, although not for his prostate cancer. He later developed kidney cancer, with the affected area being close to one of […]

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Nerve-sparing prostatectomy testimonial – Dr R.Commander

When Dr Richard Commander was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he chose nerve-sparing prostatectomy. A nerve sparing prostatectomy involves precision surgery aimed at removing all the cancer cells and at the same time, preserving the adjacent nerves. This reduces the risk of impotence and incontinence. Surgeon Alan Doherty is one of the UK’s most experienced specialists […]

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Nerve-sparing prostatectomy testimonial – Andrew Burley

When Andrew Burley was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he chose nerve-sparing prostatectomy. A nerve sparing prostatectomy involves precision surgery aimed at removing all the cancer cells and at the same time, preserving the adjacent nerves. This reduces the risk of impotence and incontinence. Surgeon Alan Doherty is one of the UK’s leading specialists in nerve-sparing keyhole […]

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Revolutionary Keyhole Prostatectomy Surgery – Keith Boad

Keith Boad, aged 60, had a revolutionary keyhole prostatectomy after developing prostate cancer last year. Mr Boad, an industrial engineering manager for a major UK manufacturing company, was able to return to work just six weeks after having the surgery. The procedure enables patients to make a far quicker recovery than traditional open surgery. “I […]

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What every man should know about prostate cancer

What is my risk of prostate cancer? Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer, affecting one in every nine men. Your personal risk doubles if you have a first degree relative (father or brother) with the disease, particularly if they develop prostate cancer before the age of 60. Prostate cancer risk is also increased […]

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