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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.

American Hospital of Paris, France

63 Boulevard Victor Hugo, 92200 Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Brief about Hospital

  • 161 in-patient hospital beds, 26 ambulatory care rooms
  • 343 accredited, physicians and surgeons,
  • Personalized, rigorous patient services; safety and quality of care
  • 29 Governors and 13 honorary Governors,

Satguru Pratap Singh Apollo Hospitals, Ludhiana, Punjab

Grand Trunk Rd, Sherpur Chowk, Sherpur, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

Brief about Hospital

  • The hospital was once again reaccredited by the Joint Commission International in February 2010.
  • The modern state of the art 350 bedded hospital has the most eminent panel of medical professionals many of whom are leaders in their respective fields, a well-trained paramedical staff and the most skilled & caring nursing professionals.
  • Bariatric (weight loss) surgery, surgical cure for type 2 diabetes, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, mini incision hip replacement, rotating platform knee replacements and awake craniotomy, are a few of the firsts done by Satguru Partap Singh Apollo Hospitals in the region.

Medeor Hospital, Delhi

Qutab Institutional Area, Delhi

Brief about Hospital

  • Established in 2004
  • 301 Beds
  • 33 Doctors

Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences AIMS (Amrita Hospital), Kochi, Kerala

Ponekkara, P. O Kochi, Kerala 682 041, India

Brief about Hospital

  • In 2015, South Asia's first ever Bilateral Hand Transplant Surgery was done at Amrita Hospital.
  • Amrita Hospital won the British Medical Journal Award for the Best Surgical Team in South Asia.
  • reviously, the hospital had won the National Healthcare Excellence Award for Best Hospital (CSR Category) in India by FICCI in 2013 and British Medical Journal (BMJ) - India Healthcare Award for the Paediatric Heart Program in 2014.

The Calcutta Medical Research Institute (CMRI) CK Birla Hospitals, Kolkata

7/2 Diamond Harbour Road, Kolkata-700027 West Bengal.

Brief about Hospital

  • NABH, NABL accredited, ISO 9001:2008 Certified Hospital.
  • Centrally located with 440 beds and state-of-the-art infrastructure.
  • Treated over 7 Lac In-patients and over 15,000 International Patient
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