prostate cancer

Types of Prostate Cancer

Dr. Kamran Khan
19 Sep 2018
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There are 5 types of Prostate Cancer. This includes Acinar Adenocarcinoma, Ductal Adenocarcinoma, Transitional Cell Cancer, Squamous Cell Cancer and Small Cell Prostate Cancer.

Acinar Adenocarcinoma: This is the most common type of prostate cancer. It mainly occurs in the gland cells which are present on the lining of the prostate glands.

Ductal adenocarcinoma: It occurs in the cells that are present in the ducts of the prostate glands.

Transitional cell cancer: It occurs in the cells which line the urethra (organ which takes the urine out of the body).

Squamous cell cancer: This type of cancer develops in the flat cells present in the prostate gland.

Small Cell Prostate cancer: It occurs in the small round cells.


Dr. Kamran Khan

About the Author

Surgical Oncologist
Dr. Kamran Khan is a Surgical Oncologist practicing at Saifee Hospital in Girgaon, Mumbai. Dr. Kamran specializes in General cancer consultation, Breast Cancer Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Robotic Cancer Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgeries. He has completed his MBBS from King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College in the year 1990. Dr. Kamran Khan has further completed MCh in Surgical Oncology from Tata Memorial Centre in the year 1994. He has an experience of more than two and a half decades in the field of oncology treatments. Dr. Kamran is currently practicing at Saifee Hospital and Global Hospitals. Both hospitals are a super speciality centers situated in Girgaon and Parel, Mumbai respectively. Saifee Hospital was started in the year 2005 and since then it is offering excellent services in different specialities of medicine. Global Hospitals aims to provide excellence to the patients in the field of healthcare. The main focus of the team at the hospital is to make sure that the patients receive treatment with excellence and empathy as well. Book a FREE appointment with Dr. Kamran Khan at Elacancer.com.
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