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Description: is the growth of cancer cells in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. Most prostate cancers are steady growing; however, some grow rapidly. The cancer cells may invade from the prostate to other organs, It may initially cause no symptoms.In later levels it can lead to difficulty urinating, blood in the urine, or pain in the pelvis, back or when urinating.

 
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1. Radical retropubic prostatectomy

For this procedure, the surgeon makes an cut opens in lower abdomen part of the body, from the beneath belly button to the pubic bone. You will be given general anesthesia or be given spinal anesthesia along with sleeping pill during the surgery. If there is a possibility chance the cancer might have invaded to nearby lymph nodes, the phyiscian may also eliminate some of these lymph nodes at this time. The nodes are usually sent to the lab for the inspection of cancer cells but in some scenario the nodes may be looked during the surgery. If this is procedure
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2. External beam radiation therapy (EBRT)

In EBRT, beams of radiation are directed on the prostate gland from a instrument outside the body. This kind of radiation can be used to try to cure pre stage cancers, or to help to reduce symptoms such as bone pain if the cancer has invaded to a specific space of bone. Before starting the treatments, your radiaology team will take careful steps to find the proper angles for targeting the radiation beams and the correct dose of radiation. This procedure session, called simulation which includes imaging tests such as CT or MRI scans. You might be suited with a plastic
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3. Hormone therapy

Even though this is a kind of surgery, its outcome is as a form of hormone therapy. In this procedure, the physcian eliminates the testicles, where most of the androgens (testosterone and DHT) are produced, This causes maximum prostate cancers to stop developing or diminish for a time. This is done as an outpatient procedure. It is probably the less expensive and simplest form of hormone therapy. compared to other treatments, it is for lifetime, and many men don't want to eliminate their testicles.
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