Prostate Cancer Symptoms, Types & Treatment

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Prostate is a gland within the male reproductive system normally making most of the semen which carry sperms. It is a walnut sized gland located beneath bladder & surrounding the upper part of urethra.


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Prostate Cancer Types and Treatment


Indian MedTrip Medical Tourism Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Overview Prostate Cancer Diagnosis & Tests Treatment Options Types Prostate Cancer Resources


Prostate  is a gland present in male reproductive system and when the cancer affects this portion, it is known as carcinoma of the prostate . Some tumors grow slowly and some develop rapidly . These cancer cells not only affect prostate gland but after a while it spreads in the entire body, especially in the bones and lymph nodes. Prostat e Cancer Overview


Biopsy and ultrasound are the methods for diagnosing Prostate Cancer . These are done to evaluate and confirm the results of digital rectal exam or an elevated  prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test. Prostate Cancer Diagnosis & Tests


Transitional cell (or urothelial ) cancer Ductal adenocarcinoma Acinar adenocarcinoma Types of Prostate Cancer


1: Acinar adenocarcinoma -- Adenocarcinomas are cancers that develop in the gland cells that line the prostate gland. They are the most common type of prostate cancer. Nearly everyone with prostate cancer has this type.   Ductal adenocarcinoma -- Ductal adenocarcinoma starts in the cells that line the ducts (tubes) of the prostate gland. It tends to grow and spread more quickly than acinar adenocarcinoma Transitional cell (or urothelial ) cancer -- Transitional cell cancer of the prostate starts in the cells that line the tube carrying urine to the outside of the body ( the urethra).


Treatment Option Depending on each case, treatment options for men with prostate cancer might include: A ctive surveillance Radiation therapy Cryotherapy (cryosurgery) Hormone therapy Chemotherapy Vaccine treatment


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