Prostate Cancer Treatment Prostatic Carcinoma at best of Hospitals and Wellness centres in Chennai

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Overview on Prostate Cancer Treatment (prostatic carcinoma)

A cancer in a man's prostate, a small walnut-sized gland that produces seminal fluid. A man's prostate produces the seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperm. Symptoms include difficulty with urination, but sometimes there are no symptoms at all.

Fortis Malar Hospital, Chennai

Fortis Malar Hospital, No. 52, 1st Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai 600 020

Brief about Hospital

  • More than 160 consultants and 650 employees to manage over 11,000 in-patients
  • Performed India’s Youngest Paediatric Heart Transplant
  • 180 beds including about 60 ICU beds, 4 Operation theaters, state-of-the-art digital flat panel Cath lab, an ultra-modern dialysis unit besides a host of other world-class facilities

MIOT International Hospital, Chennai

4/112, Mount Poonamalle Road Manapakkam, Chennai - 600 089 Tamil Nadu, INDIA

Brief about Hospital

  • The 21 state-of-the-art operation theatres are equipped with the sophisticated technology and instrumentation
  • Patient rooms in the hospital have generous views of greenery, while atriums flood the building with natural light and fresh air.
  • Strict infection control measures and sophisticated air systems ensure a near zero-bacteria environment.
  • Kidney transplants in India took on a new dimension when India’s first kidney transplant across blood groups was performed at MIOT.
  • MIOT International is also a leading centre for orthopaedic research and stem cell research.

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About Prostate cancer


Prostate cancer is a form of cancer that develops in the prostate gland, a gland between the penis and bladder which produces a fluid that nourishes and transports sperm. It is the most common type of cancer in men.

Prostate cancer usually stay confined to the prostate where it does not cause any major harm but in some cases the prostate cancer cells spread by breaking away from the prostate tumor.

Prostatectomy is the surgery to treat prostate cancer. It involves surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland. This operation is also done for other cancers of the pelvis as well as benign conditions that cause urinary retention.


Symptoms


Some of the symptoms that you can look out for that might indicate you have prostate cancer are-

●    Dull pain in the lower pelvic area

●    Trouble urinating, pain, burning, or weak urine flow

●    Blood in the urine and semen

●    Painful ejaculation

●    Pain in the lower back, hips or upper thighs

●    Loss of appetite and weight

●    Discomfort in the pelvic area

●    Erectile dysfunction


Diagnosis

If you have the above symptoms, you doctor is likely to take a few tests and ask a few questions to be certain. These may include -

●    Asking about the symptoms and medical history to determine the exact condition.

●    Blood tests to access PSA levels.

●    Urine tests

●    Physical examination- which includes a digital rectal exam.

●    A biopsy

●    A PCA3 tests

●    A transrectal ultrasound


Prostate cancer stages


The stages help in describing how far the cancer has spread. These stages are-

●    Stage I- When the cancer is small and still in the prostate.

●    Stage II- Cancer is more advanced but still in the prostate.

●    Stage III- When the cancer has spread to the outer parts of the prostate or to the bladder and the rectum.

●    Stage IV- The cancer has spread to distant organs or lymph nodes.

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