September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
1 in 7 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, according to the American Cancer Society.
If you, or a loved one, are diagnosed it’s important to know what treatment options are available and which are best suited for your lifestyle.
It’s called ‘Cryotherapy’ or ‘Cryoablation’ and it’s a minimally invasive treatment where patients can go home after they are treated.
Doctors insert a probe into the prostate and freeze the cancer to 40-below zero twice, to kill the cancer cells.
Because nerves may be frozen during cryotherapy, it is most commonly used in older men where sexual activity is not a priority.
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