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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.

Nanavati Hospital, Mumbai

S V Road, Vile Parle West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400056

Brief about Hospital

  • 350 bed facility
  • 55 speciality departments
  • 350 consultants, 100 resident doctors, 475 nursing staff and 1500 employees.

Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI), Gurgaon

Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Sector - 44, Opposite HUDA City Centre Gurgaon, Haryana - 122002

Brief about Hospital

  • Set on a spacious 11-acre campus with 1000 beds
  • Accredited by National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH)
  • Multi-super-speciality, quaternary care hospital with an enviable international faculty & reputed clinicians

Aster Medcity, Kochi, Kerala

Kuttisahib Road, Near P.O, Cheranelloor, Kothad Bridge, South Chittoor, Kerala 682027 Kochi, India

Brief about Hospital

  • 670-bed multispeciality hospital, JCI and NABH accredited.
  • 8 centers of excellence.
  • Has facility for Minimal Access Robotic Surgery (MARS) using da Vinci Surgical System.

Apollo Hospitals, Mumbai

Plot # 13, Uran Road, Off, Parsik Hill Rd, Sector 23, CBD Belapur, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400614

Brief about Hospital

  • Accredited by Joint Commission International (JCI).
  • 500 bedded facility and has access to world-class technologies.
  • 13 state-of-the-operation theatres, advanced laboratory and medical diagnostics and 120 ultra-modern I.C.U. beds including N.I.C.U. & P.I.C.U

BLK Super Specialty Hospital, Delhi

5, Pusa Road New Delhi, India

Brief about Hospital

  • Consistently ranked amongst the Top 10 Multi Super Specialty Hospitals in Delhi NCR.
  • Equipped with CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System.
  • 650 patient beds and 60 consultation rooms, founded in 1959.
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