Manuel's SpaceOAR™ Hydrogel Story
In 2018 during an annual physical, Manuel’s primary care physician discovered he had a high prostate-specific antigen (PSA) level. After undergoing a prostate biopsy, Manuel was diagnosed with stage 4 prostate cancer.
Manuel and his medical team opted for radiation therapy to treat his prostate cancer. They also chose SpaceOAR Hydrogel, a pre-treatment option, that has been shown to help minimize the side effects that may occur as a result of radiation therapy.1–3
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Radiation therapy uses high-powered energy to target cancer cells and may be delivered in multiple ways including external beam radiotherapy and brachytherapy (internal radiation).4 SpaceOAR Hydrogel is designed to be used with radiation therapy. Learn more about radiation therapy for prostate cancer.”
“Don’t feel depressed, there is always a way and think positive.” — Manuel
Results from case studies are not necessarily predictive of results in other cases. Results in other cases may vary. Boston Scientific strongly recommends that you consult with your physician on all matters pertaining to your health or to address any questions.
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