‘I tried to have sex, it was agony’: Why aren’t doctors warning thousands of women with bladder cancer that the life-changing surgery which cures them can also end their love life?
October 2020 Thousands of women with bladder cancer are having life-changing surgery without realising it will end their sex lives, a Mail on Sunday investigation has found. The operation, which involves removing the bladder and part of the vagina to ensure that...
Clinicians at University Hospital Southampton use SpaceOAR hydrogel to reduce side effects for prostate cancer patients
PROSTATE cancer patients can now have side effects of radiotherapy reduced, according to surgeon Tim Dudderidge.
Doctors are testing the use of highly focused ultrasound, surgery or radiotherapy combined with the standard treatment.
SOUTHAMPTON surgeons are part of a “groundbreaking” national trial that could transform the treatment of advanced prostate cancer.
There’s a prostate cancer cure that can spare a man’s sex life: How high-intensity focused ultrasound could transform treatment of disease
October 2019 High-intensity focused ultrasound, or HIFU is a scalpel-free treatment that involves energy beams that blast tumour cells with pinpoint accuracy. Afterwards, few patients suffer the incontinence or sexual problems that often go hand-in-hand with a more...
August 2019 A pioneering two-in-one scanning system can detect prostate cancer as accurately as experts visually examining MRI scans, according to research. Read the full story covered by The Daily Mail.
July 2017 A new injection could spare men the side effects of prostate cancer treatment, such as impotence and incontinence. The drug, being trialled by British doctors, is injected into tumours to kill them, but leaves surrounding healthy tissue and nerves intact....
January 2017 Mr Tim Dudderidge, Consultant Urologist speaks to Dr Mark Porter on Radio 4’s Inside Health programme. He discusses the options for prostate treatment. Listen below or view the transcript. This story was also covered by BBC Radio Solent [53.32].