Artigos da tag: prostate cancer treatment

The prostate is a sex gland that is only in men. An alternative treatment for prostate cancer is necessary because the conventional treatments actually cause cancer to return. By conventional treatments I'm talking of course about radiation therapy and chemotherapy. Both cause severe damage to the immune system. We need a healthy immune system to keep prostate cancer from...
If you have found you have a large prostate, how is it treated? An enlarged prostate gland, also called BPH (Benign prostatic hypertrophy/hyperplasia), can be treated in various ways depending on the amount of growth and. The prostate gland is the male gland that produces the fluid that carries sperm. The prostate gland lies around the tube that passes...
British scientists have developed "the first reliable test of whether men are at high risk of prostate cancer", reported the Daily Mail. It said the test has so far proven to be twice as precise as the existing PSA test, and is of urine rather than blood, which would make it cheaper to perform.Prostate cancer is the most common...
The prostate is a small organ situated below the urinary bladder in males. It is essential for the production of the seminal fluid which is discharged from the male copulatory organ, the penis during sexual stimulation. The prostate gland is prone to a number of problems. One of the deadliest is prostate cancer, which is a fatal...
Prostrate cancer is the disease which is found in men. It is the disease which is occurred in the men who are over 50 of age. This cancer does not have any symptoms and eventually it takes away the life. For more information :dr jackThe cancer which is found in the male reproductive system that is the prostrate gland...
There is an increasing demand for a minimally invasive radical prostatectomy as a prostate cancer treatment option. Laparoscopic surgeries such as the robotic da Vinci radical prostatectomy have recently come under scrutiny because of an increased need for correcting complications stemming from the surgery. This should cause every prospective patient to ask himself if this is the right surgery...
HIFU (high-intensity focused ultrasound) uses high-energy sound waves to destroy prostate cancer cells without radiation. Intersecting, precision-focused ultrasound waves raise the temperature in the targeted cancerous tissue to more than 80–90 degrees Celsius in seconds, effectively destroying the tissue. Unlike radiation therapies, ultrasound energy is non-ionizing "clean energy" that does not damage tissue surrounding the target zone. The target zone...
There are three methods used in prostate cancer treatment. One of which is through radiation therapy. This kind of treatment can be delivered in two ways, externally and internally. Externally treatment is done in several sessions wherein a high-frequency x-ray machine is used to kill cancer cells. The internal method or medically known as brachytherapy uses the implantation of...
The prostate is a walnut sized gland at the base of the bladder that encircles the uretha, the tube through which urine is voided. The prostate produces prostatic fluid, which makes up the bulk of the male ejaculate and nourishes and transports the sperm. It is the most commonly diagnosed male cancer and the second leading cause of male...
The acronym HIFU stands for High Intensity Focused Ultrasound, which is a highly precise medical procedure that targets tissue deep inside the body and destroys it using the power of ultrasound waves. This therapy, which is used to treat a variety of conditions including kidney cancer, uterine fibroids, breast cancer, and several other conditions, has recently caught the attention...