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Patient Education
& Support

SpaceOAR™ Hydrogel

Field Marketing Managers


We have a dedicated Prostate Health Field Marketing Team that provides resources to help promote awareness of prostate cancer treatment options and educate patients along their treatment journey. Patient activation resources include:

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seminars & webinars
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Patient website has educational resources for patients and caregivers, including:

  • Find-a-Doctor interactive map that helps patients find certified SpaceOAR Hydrogel doctors in their area
  • Clinical evidence and outcomes in easy-to-understand language
  • Patient stories
  • Prostate cancer organizations and support groups
  • Resources such as physician discussion guides, videos, articles and more
  • Spanish-translated resources and information


Educational and downloadable resources


Patient education brochure

Educational brochure about radiation therapy for prostate cancer and how SpaceOAR Hydrogel can help minimize potential side effects.



SpaceOAR Hydrogel animation – minimize side effects

Patients can see how choosing SpaceOAR Hydrogel during prostate radiation treatment can help reduce side effects and improve the quality of their life.

 Click here for a full suite of assets and downloadable resources, including a marketing and media kit. 

Patient Education Coordinators

SpaceOAR Hydrogel educators can help answer patients’ questions about how it works and what to expect with SpaceOAR Hydrogel. Our educators also can help direct patients to helpful resources as they move toward a treatment decision.


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CAUTION: The law restricts these devices to sale by or on the order of a physician. Indications, contraindications, warnings and instructions for use can be found in the product labeling supplied with each device. Information for use only in countries with applicable health authority registrations. This material not intended for use in France.

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SpaceOAR and SpaceOAR Vue Hydrogels are intended to temporarily position the anterior rectal wall away from the prostate during radiotherapy for prostate cancer and in creating this space it is the intent of SpaceOAR and SpaceOAR Vue Hydrogels to reduce the radiation dose delivered to the anterior rectum.

Prior to using these devices, please review the Instructions for Use for a complete listing of indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions and potential adverse events.

As with any medical treatment, there are some risks involved with the use of SpaceOAR and SpaceOAR Vue Hydrogels. Potential complications associated with SpaceOAR and SpaceOAR Vue Hydrogels include, but are not limited to: pain associated with SpaceOAR and SpaceOAR Vue Hydrogels injection; pain or discomfort associated with SpaceOAR and SpaceOAR Vue Hydrogels; needle penetration of the bladder, prostate, rectal wall, rectum or urethra; injection of SpaceOAR and SpaceOAR Vue Hydrogels into the bladder, prostate, rectal wall, rectum or urethra; local inflammatory reactions; infection; injection of air, fluid or SpaceOAR and SpaceOAR Vue Hydrogels intravascularly; urinary retention; rectal mucosal damage, ulcers, necrosis; bleeding; and rectal urgency. URO-989811-AA

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