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Prostate Cancer starts when prostate gland cells begin to grow abnormally; the prostate is a gland found in male only.
The prostate is below the bladder and in front of the rectum, the size of prostate changes with ages.
Types of Prostate Cancer
There are many types of Prostate Cancer; almost all prostate cancers are Aden carcinomas.
Other types of Prostate Cancer are:
- Small Cell Carcinomas.
- Neuroendocrine tumor.
- Transitional Cell Carcinomas.
Symptoms of Prostate Cancer
The prostate cancer patient has following behavior:
- To feel the bladder are not empty of urinating.
- To take long time to finish urinating.
- To be difficult to start urinating.
Procedures of Prostate Cancer
- Radiation Therapy – it uses high–powered energy to kill the cancer cells, radiation therapy can be done in two ways:
- Radiation that comes from outside of your body (External Beam Radiation).
- Radiation placed inside your body (Brachytherapy).
- Hormone Therapy- It is used to stop your body from producing the male hormone testosterone. Prostate cancer depends on testosterone to help them grow; cutting off the supply of hormones may result in killing of cancer cells.
- Chemotherapy- It uses drugs to kill quickly growing cells; chemotherapy can be done through a vein in your arm.
- Surgery- The surgeons use surgical techniques to remove the prostate gland (Radical Prostatectomy), some nearby tissues and a few lymph nodes.