Prostate Cancer is a serious disease that affects men during middle and late age. Prostate is a small gland that is found in a man’s pelvic cavity and it is located under the bladder and surrounds the urethra. When an abnormal growth of cells or tumor forms in the prostate, it is known as Prostate Cancer. The common signs of Prostate Cancer include sexual dysfunction, impotence, and blood in the semen.
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?
The treatment of Prostate Cancer involves surgery, radiation, cryotherapy, hormone therapy and chemotherapy.
DID YOU KNOW?
Prostate Cancer usually occurs in men over the age of 65.