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Hydrogel & Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer | Let's Talk About Health Episode 11 

Welcome to Episode 11 of Let's Talk About Health! In this episode, we're joined by Dr. Teerapon Amornvesukit.

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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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Less Pain and Faster Recovery with Robotic Surgical Assistants

“Prostate and kidney cancer are the two most common forms of cancer in the urinary tract. To date, the surgical procedures opted for treatment tend to leave both physical and mental scars in the aftermath. But with robotic surgery, patients no longer have to bear any significant kind of scarring and can go straight back to living their normal lives. Our goal is to see the patients smile and go about their normal lives after surgery, even if that just means being able to go to the toilet without any problems or having a healthy sex life; we would call that a big success.” This is the recommendation of Dr. Teerapon Amornvesukit, an expert on minimal invasive surgery (MIS) on the urinary tract with over 20 years’ experience.

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Robots and Radiation: How Cutting-edge Sciences Cut Away Prostate Cancer

Robotic–assisted da Vinci Surgery or Da Vinci® Prostatectomy or Robotic Prostatectomy is one of the most minimally invasive option available.

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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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Targeted Radiation Therapy: A Technological Leap for the Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer in men after lung cancer. Patients often initially seek medical attention for urinary problems. Diagnosis is mainly done with blood samples to determine the presence of PSA, a type of protein.

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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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