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Water Vapor Therapy Latest Non-Surgical Treatment for Enlarged Prostate

Enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is common, and its incidence increases with age. Evidence of BPH is present in over 50 percent of men by age 60. Bumrungrad would like to introduce the latest non-surgical technology that cures enlarged prostate by Water Vapor Therapy. A fast, convenient and safe procedure – the first in Thailand! Dr. Teerapon Amornvesukit, a urologist, answered the concerns related to prostate gland enlargement and shared information about Water Vapor Therapy.

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The Cutting-Edge Prostate Cancer Treatment

Prostate cancer is the most common malignancy in men. Good thing is that it’s CURABLE! Bumrungrad Hospital provides cutting-edge technology and a multi-disciplinary approach in treating prostate cancer as well as improving the quality of life of the patient after treatment. Our expert Urologist, Dr. Teerapon Amornvesukit shares the key treatment options including Robotic Surgery.

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Brachytherapy: Getting rid of cancer is an inside job

“The closer we can get the radioactive source to the cancer, the better the chances of a full recovery. There are virtually no side effects; the patient gets to live a normal life again.” Dr. Apichart Panichevaluk, senior radiation oncologist at the Horizon Regional Cancer Center, summarizes the benefits of brachytherapy for patients who must undergo radiation therapy.

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Robotic-Assisted Surgery Gaining Wider Use in Treating Urinary System Cancers

The urinary system consists of many organs that work together to produce and eliminate urine from the body.

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Robot-Assisted Prostate Surgery

The world’s first known modern-day open prostatectomy to remove a man’s prostate gland was a major medical advance back in the late 1800s.

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PSA Screening for Prostate Cancer: What Men Need to Know

Just the thought of taking a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) screening test can spark stress for a lot of men.

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Prostate Cancer: What Men Need to Know About Early Detection

Every man aged 50 years or older needs to know the risk of developing prostate cancer.

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Da Vinci revolutionizes Prostate-Kidney Cancer Surgeries

The da Vinci System (da Vinci Robot) is designed to assist in certain types of minimally invasive surgery (MIS).

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Treating Prostate Cancer with Radiation Therapy

Radiation therapy is a method often used in the treatment of prostate cancer.

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