What is the Space OAR procedure?

Prostate Cancer Blog

Have you or someone you love been diagnosed with prostate cancer? You are not alone.

According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in American men, and around one in nine men will undergo treatment for prostate cancer during their lifetime.

Prostate cancer is a serious disease, but most men diagnosed with the disease do not die from it. Because of ongoing advancements in treatment options—like the Space OAR hydrogel procedure—the outlook is good for most men facing a prostate cancer diagnosis. 

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Signs and symptoms of prostate cancer

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Your body often has a way of telling you when something is wrong.

When you notice things that aren’t right, those signs and symptoms might lead you to schedule an appointment with your provider to find the answers.

In most cases, specific symptoms can connect the dots for a diagnosis.

For prostate cancer, though, a little detective work is required for diagnosis. Patients with prostate cancer usually show no signs of having the condition.

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What is multiple myeloma?

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A rare blood cancer related to lymphoma and leukemia, multiple myeloma affects your white blood cells. Those are your body’s cells that fight infections and produce antibodies that attack unwanted germs.

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The benefits of close-to-home cancer care

Close-to-home cancer care has many benefits

For some patients, receiving the very best cancer care requires traveling away from home, and that travel can be a roadblock for some who need comprehensive cancer treatment.

Life after getting a cancer diagnosis is filled with all sorts of challenges, but your cancer care journey doesn’t have to include the burden of travel.

During your treatment journey, you will need to see several doctors and specialists. For some patients, this process involves traveling to many different places to get all of the care they need to get better.

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