Mens Health Milestone: 1000 Brachytherapy Treatments for Prostate Cancer

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In June 2022 we passed a mens health milestone. The team in the Kent Oncology Centre (KOC) at Maidstone treated our 1000th prostate cancer patient. Brachytherapy treatment for prostate cancer continues to offer suitable men an effective and minimally invasive option to treat prostate cancer. As one of the UK’s leading centres the KOC is very proud of our treatment …

Update on COVID Advice for 2022 as part of return to normal services

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You may have had surgery delayed or be wondering about how to prepare for surgery or other treatment. There are some important differences due to COVID-19 but changes are happening constantly as we return to closer to normal after the restrictions that have been in place to control the COVID Pandemic are reduced. Waiting times for surgery in the private …

Advice for Patients Before Attending Spire Hospital In 2022

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Patients may have specific questions about whether the Coronavirus Pandemic will change their scheduled healthcare. We have contacted patients if their appointment is affected but there are several useful links that may be helpful. If you think you have any signs or symptoms of coronavirus particularly a persistent, new dry cough or fever >37.8 degrees Centigrade then you should access …

Spire Ahead Of The Curve in Providing Prostate MRI

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The Lancet medical journal zoloft pfizer has published the results of the PROMIS study this week on Prostate MRI.  This revolutionary study has confirmed the effectiveness of (Multi-Parametric) MP-MRI in assessing the likelihood of prostate cancer before patients have to undergo biopsy, which has been reported in the Telegraph and a number of other newspapers today. tretinoin The research team led …

Urolift Now Available at Spire Tunbridge Wells

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What is a prostatic urethral lift (Urolift®) procedure? A prostatic urethral lift is a minimally-invasive procedure that can help relieve urination problems caused by an enlarged prostate (also called benign prostatic hyperplasia or BPH). cheap priligy It is performed as a day visit procedure in suitable men and doesn’t usually require a catheter tube to be inserted after surgery. The …

Movember 2014 ! Changing the face of Men’s Health

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This Movember, I’ve committed my upper lip to help change the face of men’s health by growing a moustache, and now I need your support at http://mobro.co/alastairhenderson. The Movember Foundation is the leading global organisation committed to changing the face of men’s health. I’m passionate about this cause because too many men are dying unnecessarily from prostate cancer. Each year, …

Tunbridge Wells Clinic for Urinary Urgency and Leakage

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Both men and women may experience an urge to suddenly pass water.   The first signs may be noticing they you have to keep an eye out for where toilets are when you are going out of the house.  Doctors often call this urinary urgency.  Some patients who have more severe symptoms may experience leakage of urine (incontinence).  It can …

Blood in Pee Campaign

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Most people who pee blood would probably think that this was a little worrying.  Sometimes blood in the urine can be the first sign of a really important problem such as a bladder or kidney cancer.  These problems are more common in current or ex-smokers but even people with a healthy lifestyle may have them.  For many people however it …