Prostate Cancer Treatment

Prostate cancer occurs in small walnut shaped gland present in men whose function is to produce fluid and provides nourishment to the sperm and helps in transporting the same. It is a common cancer which grows in men gradually and does not cause any harm at the initial stage. On diagnosis it can be treated with surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, etc.

The signs and symptoms of prostate cancer are frequent urination at night, blood in urine, bone pain, urge of urination, blood in seminal fluid, burning sensation during urination, discomfort and pain while sitting and many more.

Before undergoing Prostate cancer treatment, your prostate cancer doctor will ask you to submit the prostate cancer test involves PET scan, MRI, ultrasound, collecting prostate tissue sample, etc.

Prostate cancer treatment includes prostate surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and hormone therapy. Prostate surgery at an initial stage is considered as the best as it performed at the initial stage only and a person can recover soon.

FAQs

General FAQs Of Prostate Cancer

Yes. It is considered as one of the most common type of cancer found in men.

If Prostate Cancer is diagnosed at a very early stage then there are certain chances that it will get cure at an early stage.

In India: depends on biopsy

In Hospital:A week

Yes it is if your father or brother has it then there are some chances that you can also have it.

Prostate cancer test involves:

  • Physical examination
  • Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test
  • Digital Rectal Exam (DRE)
  • PET Scan
  • Prostate biopsy
  • CT Scan
  • MRI

The best treatment for prostate cancer is considered on the type of prostate cancer and its stage. Depending on its stage your prostate cancer doctor will suggest you the treatment.

Prostate surgery is considered as the best treatment for prostate cancer.

You will be suggested to undergo prostate surgery in the following conditions:

  • Depends on the stage of prostate cancer
  • Below 70 years of age
  • If cancer is not spread to bone
  • Should have healthy body to recover from surgery
  • Blood tests
  • Physical examination

Several indications for prostate cancer are enlisted below:

  • Inherited
  • Urination urgency
  • Weak bladder
  • Blood in urine
  • Blood in seminal fluid
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Burning sensation in urination
  • Discomfort while sitting
  • Regular check-ups to avoid any complications.
  • Change in eating habit is recommended.
  • Improved lifestyle.
  • No pain on sides.

It depends on the type of treatment a patient is undergoing. The estimate is about 7000-9000 USD.

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