Incontinence Caused by Cancer

Blood in the urine

Oftentimes, male urinary incontinence can be either a short-term or long-term side effect of the treatment of cancer. It’s important for males to recognize that a diagnosis of prostate cancer or bladder cancer can mean that urinary incontinence may interrupt their lives for a certain amount of time. However, knowing as much as you can…

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How can you manage incontinence while in cancer treatment?

incontinence while in cancer treatment

Certain kinds of cancer, such as prostate, and cancer treatments like radiation, surgery and chemotherapy increase the risk of incontinence. Managing incontinence while in cancer treatment can feel daunting. It can be helpful to keep some perspective. Can you manage incontinence while in cancer treatment? The vast majority of men will regain full control of…

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What solutions are available for incontinence caused by cancer?

Incontinence care after cancer

Incontinence care after cancer has advanced significantly in recent years. Your doctor can help you understand options and after discussing your treatment goals, help you decide what is right for you. Here are just a few of the available choices. Behavioral changes Living with incontinence can be frustrating. Although a lot of men find that…

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Why do I still have stress incontinence after prostate cancer?

incontinence after prostate cancer

Problems with the prostate are a common cause of incontinence. It can be disappointing to learn after you address cancer with surgery or radiation, that incontinence is still a concern. It can be helpful to know you aren’t alone and that your experience is normal. Many men continue to deal with incontinence after prostate cancer,…

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Breaking the Silence: A Look at Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Breaking the Silence: A Look at Prostate Cancer One of the most common types of male cancer, prostate cancer is cancer that affects the prostate, a gland shaped like a walnut responsible for producing the seminal fluid that nourishes and carries sperm. Prostate cancer is slow-growing cancer that first grows in the prostate gland, where…

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Jumping Hurdles

There is no discrimination when it comes to who “should” live a healthy lifestyle- it includes all of us, don’t you think? Health problems do not focus on one ethnicity, sex, race, religion, or age. Sometimes declining health is a wakeup call to start making changes; however, prevention is the best solution to potential health…

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