prostate cancer

Causes of Prostate Cancer

Dr. Abdullah
19 Sep 2018
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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.

Prostate cancer is caused by both inherited and acquired gene mutations. The inherited gene mutations cause around 5% to 10% of the gene mutations. Some of the inherited mutated genes includes RNASEL, BRCA1, BRCA2, DNA Mismatch repair genes, HOXB13. If the prostate cancer is acquired then it means that cancer is acquired during the lifetime of the individual only.


Dr. Abdullah

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Radiation Oncologist
Dr. Abdullah is a Radiation Oncologist practicing at Dr. Rai Memorial Medical Centre located at Teynampet, Chennai. Dr. Abdullah specializes in General Medical Consultation, Radiation Therapy, Mastectomy treatment, Lumpectomy surgery, Pelvic lymph node dissection, Tissue expansion surgery, Dissection Myotherapt, Hysterectomy surgery and Laparotomy procedures. Dr. Abdullah also specializes in Retroperitoneal lymph node, Lymph node dissection, Craniotomy Surgery, Radiotherapy and Flap surgery procedures. He has completed his MBBS from Madras Medical College, Chennai in the year 2008 and Diploma in Medical Radiotherapy (DMRT) from Madras Medical College, Chennai in the year 2014. Further, he pursued DNB in Radiotherapy from National Board of Examinations in 2017. Dr. Abdullah has a practicing experience of about a decade in the field of oncology treatments which yield high-success rates. Dr. Abdullah is presently practicing as a Medical Oncologist at Dr. Rai Memorial Medical Centre, an Oncology Centre situated in Chennai. Book your FREE appointment with Dr. Abdullah at Elacancer.com.
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