Prostate cancer is defined as an abnormal and uncontrolled growth of cells in the squishy prostate gland in men. Many times the prostate cancer is confined to the gland, slow-growing, and shows no symptoms. When cancer spreads to other organs of the body you may experience the signs and symptoms of prostate cancer. This grade of cancer may be lethal and appropriate treatment is the key to cure the ailment.
Medical professionals disagree upon the screening recommendations of prostate cancer for men. However, you must talk to your doctor if you are at higher risk of developing cancer. Healthy men with lower risk of prostate cancer should opt for screenings after 50 years of age.
Prostate cancer screening tests include:
The combined results of the DRE test and PSA blood test help in the early detection of cancer.
Your doctor will recommend further test to confirm the diagnosis of prostate cancer. They are:
The treatment options of cancer depend upon your age, the rate of cancer cell growth, size of tumor, metastasis and your overall health. The potential benefits or risks of the treatment will also be considered.
Here are a few prostate cancer treatment options:
For effective diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, it is necessary for you to take a full body checkup package annually. Fill in the inquiry form below and our expert team will get in touch with you shortly.