Antioxidants and cancer: do they, could they really work?

For much of the past 30 years or so there has been a great deal of effort to try to prove that antioxidants — and most specifically dietary antioxidants like some vitamins — can be used to either prevent the onset of certain cancers or to prevent the progression of early-stage cancers after a diagnosis. … READ MORE …

HBOT for treatment of radiation cystitis consequent to radiation therapy for prostate cancer

A Japanese clinical research team recently published long-term follow-up data from a small series of patients treated with hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to alleviate radiation cystitis as a side effect associated with radiation therapy for prostate cancer. … READ MORE …

Intra-operative “fire” during RALP — a surgical complication to be avoided!

A recent paper in European Urology reports the first (known) case of an “intra-abdominal combustion” during a robot-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy (RALP). … READ MORE …