Latest on Prostate Cancer Types, Prostate Cancer Symptoms & Prostate Cancer Treatments

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Prostate Cancer Symptoms and Ways to Check Early Signs

Prostate cancer occurs only among men. It begins when cells in prostate gland start to grow uncontrollably. Prostate gland produces seminal fluids that nourish and transports sperms. Find out how prostate cancer screening, its symptoms, and early signs, are conclusive during early stages.

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PSA Blood Test role in Prostate Cancer

PSA Blood Test is useful in determining the possibilities of prostate cancer. More is the PSA amount in the body, more are the chances of the presence of prostate cancer.

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Procedure and Cost of Transrectal Ultrasound

Transrectal Ultrasound is an out-patient procedure which helps in confirming the presence of prostate cancer. The cost of Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS) starts from rs. 1000.

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Gleason Score - Useful system for the prognosis of prostate cancer

Gleason Score is a system which is utilized for determining the prognosis of prostate cancer in men.

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Cost and Technique of Digital Rectal Exam

DRE (Digital Rectal Exam) is a test used to check the prostate gland to find out if it has got any changes in them. Bone scan is a helpful test which is performed to know whether the prostate cancer has spread to other parts of the body.

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Bone Scan - Usefulness in Cancer Detection

Bone scan is an imaging test which is commonly utilized in cancer detection of lungs, breast and prostate gland.

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Prevention of Prostate Cancer

Prevention of Prostate Cancer can be done with choosing plant based foods, low fat diet, and reducing dairy foods.

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Treatment for Prostate Cancer

Treatment of Prostate Cancer includes Radical Prostatectomy, Brachytherapy, Conformal radiation therapy, and Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy, Androgen Deprivation Therapy and Chemotherapy.

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Types of Prostate Cancer

There are 5 types of Prostate Cancer. This includes Acinar Adenocarcinoma, Ductal Adenocarcinoma, Transitional Cell Cancer, Squamous Cell Cancer and Small Cell Prostate Cancer.

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Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

The diagnosis of Prostate Cancer is done with the help of the Physical examination, Digital Rectal Examination (DRE) and Biomarker Test.

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Prostate Cancer Screening

Prostate Caner Screening is performed with the help of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Test.

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Causes of Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer is caused due to the inherited and acquired gene mutations among which the acquired type of prostate cancer is the more common one.

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Stages of Prostate Cancer

There are basically 5 stages of prostate cancer which ranges from Stage 0 to Stage IV. Stage 0 is the starting stage and in Stage IV the cancer spreads to other parts of the body including distant lymph nodes and bones.

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Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer includes urge of frequent urination, weak flow of urine and increased tendency of urination in the night time and sometimes presence of blood in urine and pelvis pain.

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What is Prostate Cancer?

Prostate Cancer is the cancer of prostate gland in men. It is the most common cancer which occurs in the men above 50 years of age.

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When is prostate cancer screening suggested to men?

Prostate cancer screening is testing the men for prostate cancer who don’t show any symptoms. Men who are aged above 50 years, showing prostate enlargement symptoms, having family history of prostate cancer and belonging to African Americans origin are at higher risk of developing prostate cancer. They are provided with screening such as PSA test and DRE on a routine basis.

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