A fairly common occurring form of cancer in men is Prostate Cancer. As the name suggest this cancer happens in the prostate region right below the bladder. Symptoms of this form of cancer start off with problems in urinating, pain during urination, blood stains in urine, stone or lump like formation in the prostate area and also acute and sharp pain, which tends to make you dizzy.
HOW IS PROSTATE CANCER DIAGNOSED?
An Oncologist diagnoses Prostate Cancer by conducting a physical examination and digital rectal exam, prostate biopsy and other tests such as MRI, bone scan, and CT scan to determine the cause of Prostate Cancer.
HOW IS PROSTATE CANCER TREATED?
Treatment for Prostate Cancer includes surgical removal of the tumour that is malignant and in some cases removal of the entire gland to. This is followed with chemotherapy and radiation that helps to prevent recurrence of the disease.
DID YOU KNOW?
Prostate Cancer usually occurs in men over the age of 65.