Prostate cancer treatment is done only on men. The treatment is recommended for men who have the prostate gland attacked by cancer cells. The ways of treating prostate cancer may include removal of the prostate gland or killing or destruction of the cancer cells in the gland. The initial stages however include a close watch on the growth of the cancer cells.
The prostate is located underneath the bladder surrounding the tube through which men urinate. With the growth of men, the organ also grows. Usually the gland doesn’t pose any threat unless being infected by cancer.
To begin with the treatment options for prostate cancer, one needs to keep an eye on the following behavior-
• The tendency to urinate is more than usual
• It is not easy to start urinating
• Long duration to finish urinating is a sign of prostate cancer
• If you feel the bladder is not empty even after urinating
• Anything unusual related to urinating
Urination is a vital human phenomenon that if observed to be unusual can pose threat.
Best treatment for prostate cancer can be recommended by the top doctors after certain tests being run on the patient. PSA test (Prostate Specific Antigen), DRE or Digital Rectal Examination, Prostate Biopsy, Scans and TNM staging and various other tests.
Apart from this just before the prostate cancer operation starts, your health will be checked. This will be the routine health checkup like blood pressure, sugar, heart etc.
For localized prostate cancer, prostate cancer surgery is the option. In the surgery, the prostate is removed from men. Other options may include external beam radiotherapy which involves high energy beam rays. The insertion of tiny radioactive seeds into the gland is permanent seed brachytherapy. With this therapy, the seeds that highly radiated help in killing the cancer cells. Temporary brachytherapy can be used with hormone therapy or permanent seed brachytherapy for the destruction of the cancer cells growing. Many top hospitals are now using new treatments for prostate cancer in case of advanced prostate cancer. If none of the other therapies work which are undertaken, abiraterone can be the best treatment for prostate cancer. It should be made sure that chemotherapy wasn’t an option opted for in the past before this treatment.
Prostate cancer treatment in India has helped many survived the deadly disease. In a few cases, the cancer can grow in other part of the body. Hence it is imperative that regular hormone therapy and doctor consultation is done to keep a check on the coming back of the cancer.
Even the best prostate cancer treatment may fail at times owing to several factors but a routine checkup and healthy diet with proper medication can be of great help.
Risk and Complications
Risks with prostate cancer surgery may be bleeding, blood clotting, organ damage, infections etc. There can be complications too like leaking of urine even while coughing, continuous overflow of urine and pain in the area around surgery. There can be no gain without risks. These risks are minimal when compared to the joy of recovering.
Prostate cancer cost may vary depending upon the severity. Approximate Cost : $7000 -$8000 Approximate Duration : 14-21 Days Most of the top cancer hospitals in India offer discount for patients with insurance. For more additional information pertaining to prostate cancer, we are just a call away. Call us +91-9999950957
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