Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer

We will deliberately approach prostate cancer in the following broadcasts, since it appears to be the most prevalent cancer in men with ca. 60.000 new cases annually.

Latest Broadcast: Psycho-Oncology

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HIFU Therapy


HIFU – This abbreviation stands for “High-intensity focused ultrasound” and defines a relatively new treatment method in the fight against prostate cancer. How HIFU works, what the pros and cons are – all that now on onko.tv. more...

Impotence


"That means I’m impotent!“ That’s what almost all men think upon receiving the prostate cancer diagnosis, for impotence – or erectile dysfunction as well – is a typical consequence of cancer therapy. more...

Chemotherapy


Everything on chemotherapy in the case of prostate cancer - How it works, to which patients it is applicable and how they handle this situation – all that now on onko.tv. more...

The da Vinci Surgical System


In this broadcast we wish to introduce to you a laparoscopic operation technique, where the surgeon is assisted by a robot. Everything about the so-called da Vinci surgical system – now on onko.tv! more...

Incontinence


Some prostate carcinoma patients become incontinent. But there can be done something against incontinence. onko.tv inquires – we talk with doctors and patients about a subject that is, to this day, a taboo. more...

Health Day Straelen


The prostate support group Wachtendonk-Wankum organizes health days on a regular basis: The focus is on education and information around the issue of cancer. more...

Partners and Caregivers


The diagnosis prostate cancer hits the partners with the same force as it hits the patients. How do partners deal with the disease? Has the disease changed the relationship? more...

Hormone Therapy II


In our next programme we are going to deal with hormonotherapy once more. Everything about complication management and what men can do for themselves during their hormonotherapy, you will get to know here. more...

Hormone Therapy I


In our fifth broadcast we will show you how hormone therapy works and which side effects it can have on the patient’s body and soul. more...

Radiotherapy


In our fourth broadcast we introduce you to three forms of radiotherapy, give an account of the pros and cons as well as the aspects to take into consideration when deciding on a therapy alternative. more...

Therapy form Operation


In today’s onko.tv broadcast we will introduce you to various therapy forms at a glance and expand on the therapy form “operation”. more...

Early Detection and Check-up


In this onko.tv broadcast we try to free men from their fear of medical examination: Everything on “Early Detection” and “Check-up” – now on onko.tv! more...

Prostate Cancer


In our first broadcast we introduce “onko.tv” to you in general. Our guest today is Prof. Dr. Heidenreich from the University Hospital of Cologne. He relates his experiences with handling the diagnosis and clarifies precautionary and aftercare proceedings. more...