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Can Transurethral prostatectomy be used to treat prostate cancer?
Update to this question and coming from my Mayo surgical team: "We do not use transurethral prostatectomy for treatment of prostate cancer as this does not treat the entire prostate."
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Hi @pda, This may just be the shortest and very useful discussion thread that exists on Mayo Clinic Connect. Question asked and answered. I appreciate your finding out the answer from experts and providing the update here for others to learn from.
What treatments will you be getting?
i thought i was a candidate for this surgery last year, before i was diagnosed. turp surgery is for an enlarged prostate. hope this helps good luck
Greetings all. Surgery. Was reschedule to July due to covid
Good luck to you pda
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