Prostate Cancer

Treatments, Symptoms, Detection, Stages, Diagnosis and Tests

What is Neurogenic Bladder

Author: | February 7th, 2014 | Category : Bladder Cancer

Neurogenic bladder is a condition that affects both males and females and can result from disease, injury, or birth defects that affect the brain, spinal cord, or nerves leading to the bladder. This condition is caused by problems with the nerves carrying messages between the bladder and the brain which results in the loss of the normal bladder function control.

Most Common Cancers In Men

Author: | January 25th, 2014 | Category : Prostate Cancer, Symptoms

The most common cancers in men are in order of occurrence: prostate cancer, lung cancer and colorectal cancer. Lung cancer and colorectal cancer can also happen in women, but prostate cancer is exclusive to men. Another cancer that only men can get is testicular cancer, however it is considered rare and the prognosis for it is very good.

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy – What To Do

Author: | January 7th, 2014 | Category : Prostate Cancer

Benign prostatic hypertrophy, also called benign prostatic hyperplasia or just, BPH, occurs in men 45 years of age or older. 50% of all men in the US have BPH to some degree. BPH creates an enlarged and/or inflamed prostate gland and it will make urination difficult.

Can Women Get Prostate Cancer?

Author: | January 7th, 2014 | Category : Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a cancer that develops in a gland in the male reproductive system. The condition is believed to only affect men over the age 50, but can also affect women although in very rare cases compared to other cancer. Prostate cancer is also believed to have a devastating effect on entire families apart from women.

Prostate Cancer ICD Codes – Glossary of Terms

Author: | January 1st, 2014 | Category : ICD Codes, Prostate Cancer

Here are words you may find in the ICD prostate cancer section and elsewhere: Prostate, Urethra, Seminal vesicles, Gene, DNA, Benign, Carcinoma in Situ, Adenocarcinoma, Metastasis, PCA3 test, Digital rectal examination, Biopsy, PSA, Chemotherapy, Hormonal therapy, Radiotherapy, Adjuvant therapy, Palliative therapy, Urologist, Oncologist.

Bladder Cancer Survival Rates – Know Your Chances By Stage

Author: | December 30th, 2013 | Category : Bladder Cancer, Stages

Like many cancer cases of any types, the bladder cancer survival rate is relatively higher if the patient is treated and cured at the earliest stage of the disease. As the disease progresses and the cancer cells have penetrated a larger portion of your bladder, prognosis goes down to the drain as well. By stage 4 of the disease, your bladder cancer survival rate may still be too low despite … Read more »

Prostate Cancer Life Expectancy

Author: | December 29th, 2013 | Category : Life Expectancy, Prostate Cancer

The chances to getting sick of prostate cancer increases substantially as you get older, usually after the age of 50. But beside the age, the main risk factors can be the ethnicity, the higher risk is encountered more at African men, the family history is a well known reason, the risk of the disease is higher if someone of your family had or has prostate cancer, the diet is also … Read more »

Enlarged Prostate Treatments

Author: | December 29th, 2013 | Category : Prostate Cancer, Treatment

Enlarged prostate treatment is common for men over the age of 60 and is affecting almost 50 percent of men worldwide. The men who are suffering from enlarged prostate need removal of enlarged parts. The removal of the enlarged part that is pressing against the urethra tube and leaving the rest of the gland cures the disorder. There are many methods used for enlarged prostate treatment, but when it comes … Read more »