Cancer

Prostate Cancer Treatment in India

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What is Prostate Cancer?

The cancer that takes place in the prostate of a man is known as prostate cancer. Prostate is a small walnut-shaped gland that is responsible for producing seminal fluid. This cancer is most common type of cancer in men that develops slowly and remains limited to the prostate gland. This cancer is most commonly seen in older men over 50 years of age.

Types of Prostate Cancer

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  • Small Cell Carcinoma: This is considered as the rare type of prostate cancer that firstly begins in specialized cells inside the prostate.
  • Adenocarcinoma: Adenocarcinoma is considered as the most common type of prostate cancer. This type of prostate cancer can spread to different areas (such as bones, lymph nodes or other organs) beyond the prostate. This is a slow growing type of prostate cancer.

Causes of Prostate Cancer

The advancement in age can increase the chances of developing prostate cancer

Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

  • Blood in semen or urine
  • Frequent urination, especially at night
  • Inability to urinate while standing up
  • Difficulty in stopping or starting a stream of urine
  • Leaking of urine while coughing or laughing
  • A burning or painful sensation at the time of ejaculation or urination
  • An interrupted or weak urinary stream

Symptoms of Advanced Prostate Cancer

  • Paralysis or weakness in the lower limbs, usually with constipation
  • Stiffness, deep or dull pain in the upper thighs, pelvis, lower back or ribs. This is often followed by pain in the bones of those areas
  • Swelling of the lower extremities
  • Fatigue, vomiting or nausea
  • Loss of appetite and weight

Stages of Prostate Cancer

Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

A number of tests are performed for diagnosing prostate cancer that include -

Biopsy:

Digital Rectal Exam (DRE):

Transrectal Ultrasound:

Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test:

Treatment of Prostate Cancer

A number treatment options are available for prostate cancer that include -

Hormone Therapy

The male sex hormones may result in the growth of prostate cancer. Certain hormones, drugs or surgeries are used for blocking the working of the hormone or for reducing the production of male hormones

Surgery

Surgery is recommended for those people who are good in overall health. A surgery can be categorized into different types -

  • Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP): The removal of tissue from the prostate is done by inserting a light and thin tube having a cutting tool (resectoscope) through the urethra.
  • Radical Prostatectomy: The removal of prostate that is surrounded by seminal vesicles and tissue is done in this surgical procedure.
  • Pelvic Lymphadenectomy: The removal of lymph nodes in the pelvis is done in this surgical procedure

Radiation Therapy

High-energy x-rays are used in this therapy for destroying cancer cells.

Cost of Prostate Cancer treatment in India starts at 9000 US Dollars. To know more about it please share your reports on contact@arvenehealthcare.com or whatsapp/viber/imo to +918130077375.

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