New surgery for prostate cancer can cut incontinence risk

Up to a quarter of prostate cancer patients suffer temporary or permanent incontinence after surgery. Steve Gregory, 60, from Hampshire, underwent a procedure said to reduce this risk.

Up to a quarter of prostate cancer patients suffer temporary or permanent incontinence after surgery. Steve Gregory, 60, a retired IT director from Hampshire, underwent a procedure said to reduce this risk. ANGELA EPSTEIN reports.THE PATIENTAs someone who has always been fit, I never thought that I’d develop prostate cancer. But for about a year before my diagnosis, I was waking up twice a night to go to the loo.In February 2016 I finally saw my GP, mainly because my close friend, Nick, had b...