New transperineal prostate biopsy procedure is safer, and more effective for men needing a prostate biopsy.

This new transperineal prostate biopsy procedure is comfortable, safe, and greatly minimizes the risk of infection, in addition to providing superior cancer detection. Providence Urology Clinic East is the only clinic currently offering this option in the Portland metro area.

In the event prostate cancer is detected, and radiation therapy is part of the treatment plan, SpaceOAR hydrogel is a new product used by Providence Urology Clinic. SpaceOAR is proven to minimize urinary, sexual, and bowel side effects, and protect quality of life for prostate cancer patients undergoing radiation therapy.

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