12 March 2016
Keep your pecker up, Bill…new prostate cancer zapper won’t wreck your love life!
A treatment that uses sound waves to blast away prostate tumours has been proven to cure as many men of the disease as surgery that removes the gland – while causing significantly fewer side effects.
Until now the new procedure, called high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), has been considered experimental.
This has meant that the majority of British men diagnosed with the condition – who include former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman – are offered the more invasive operation called radical prostatectomy, which has a clear track record despite the risk of impotence and incontinence.
Read the full article here.