Have you been diagnosed with prostate cancer recently? Are you worried about its treatment options? Do you think you have very little information about the disease?Have you started to think that this is the end of your life? Well, if the answer to the above questions is YES then you must realize the fact that there is nothing to worry if you have been diagnosed with prostate cancer in the early stages because this disease is fully curable in such situations. This cancer is a non-skin cancer and very commonly occurs in men over the age of 65 years. As it progresses quite slowly, many males don’t even come to know about this disease throughout their lives. In many cases, prostate cancer remains inactive for quite some years and therefore doesn’t even cause any visible symptoms.
When prostate cancer is in its early stages, it is known as localized prostate cancer. It means that cancer is only limited to the prostate gland and it has not spread to the surrounding or nearby tissues. When cancerous cells start spreading into the tissues that surround the prostate gland, it is known as locally-advanced cancer and when these malignant cancerous cells spread to various other parts of the body, it is known as advanced prostate cancer. The symptoms of prostate cancer are similar to enlarged prostate and therefore one can easily be casual about these symptoms thinking that it’s not cancer. It is advised that one should always visit the medical specialist in case he notices any visible symptoms of this problem so that the disease can be diagnosed and treatment can begin.
When you go to your doctor for Prostate cancer treatment India, he will first perform certain tests to diagnose your problem and then start your treatment accordingly. He may insert his gloved finger in your rectum and check if the prostate gland is enlarged or not. If he feels it is hard & knobbly then it is a sign of prostate cancer.He may then tell you to go for PSA test that measures the amount of prostate-specific antigen in your blood. In case, its levels are high then again it’s a sign of cancer. Biopsy of the prostate can also tell about the cancer. The stage of your cancer can be determined by the size & location of the tumor and pattern of cancer cells in prostate gland. After knowing about this, your doctor will suggest various options for Prostate cancer treatment India that may include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, targeted therapy and hormonal therapy.
Dr. Ajay Sharma is a well-known senior consultant urologist having ample of experience in prostate cancer treatment India. He performs robot-assisted surgical process that is highly accurate & precise giving best outcomes.