Prof Stephen Langley

Personal profile

Professor Langley has an international reputation in the area of prostate cancer.

He was first to describe the technique of a  transperineal template biopsy  of the prostate in 2004,  a new improved way to examine the prostate, which minimises infection and increases the accuracy of detection.

He also has been a pioneer of prostate Brachytherapy, a minimally invasive technique to treat prostate cancer using tiny radioactive seeds implanted into the prostate under a light anaesthetic.  He has treated over 3,500 patients and for low and intermediate risk prostate cancer his cure rates exceed 90% with less than 1% incontinence and over 80% potent. He also undertakes robotic radical prostatectomy for men more suited to radical surgery.

He has a wide practice specialising in all the areas of prostate diseases using the latest techniques including multi-parametric MRI for biopsy targeting and PMSA PET:CT scans for staging advanced cancers.

Professional Memberships

  • British Association of Urologists
  • British Association of Urologists, Oncology Section
  • European Association of Urologists
  • Prostate Cancer Advisory Group, advising the Dept of Health on prostate cancer

Clinical Interests

  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Robotic Prostatectomy
  • Benign prostate conditions, i.e. BPH
  • Investigations of a raised PSA and blood in the urine, haematuria

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