Prostate cancer and benign hyperplasia of the prostate are, unfortunately, two very common afflictions for the modern male over 50. Treatment for these conditions can be painful, costly and of long duration. A tourist patient can receive excellent treatment in Costa Rica for these ailments, and benefit from much lower costs while recovering in the tropics. And, while these conditions are serious, even life-threatening, Costa Rica’s urology specialists, using the latest laser technology of the highest medical caliber, can improve a patient’s odds for complete and successful recovery.