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Prostate Cancer


Prostate cancer starts when cells in the prostate grow and multiply vigorusly . The tumour mass invades the surrounding tissues and eventually spread to the lymph nodes, bones and other regions of the body. The most common cancer in old age Male.

Early Detection


Your best chance for surviving prostate cancer is detecting it early. When prostate cancer is found early and treated appropriately, there is more than 90% chance for cure.


Symptoms


  • Frequent, difficult or painful urination

  • Not being able to urinate

  • Weak or interrupted urine flow

  • Blood in the urine

  • Blood in the semen

  • Painful ejaculation.

  • Frequent pain or stiffness in the lower back, hips or upper thighs


Radical Prostatectomy


This procedures can be done by laparoscopy, open surgery or robotic surgery.Surgery may optimally treat prostate cancer if it has not spread outside the prostate. Surgery can be performed laparoscopic, retropubic or perineal. It involves the removal of the entire prostate and attached seminal vesicles, along with a small part of the bladder next to the prostate. Nerve sparing, whereby the surgeon identifies and leaves intact nerves either side of the prostate, can lower the risk of adverse affects following prostatectomy. Along with risks associated with any major surgery, adverse effects include impotence, urinary incontinence and urethral stricture. radical prostatectomy is major surgery in which men usually return to normal activities within 2–6 weeks.