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.
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.
Question: I’m concerned about prostate cancer metastasis. Where can prostate cancer spread? Answer: In theory, prostate cancer cells can spread anywhere in the body. In practice, though, most cases of prostate cancer metastasis occur in the lymph nodes and the bones.
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.
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.
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.
Some countries have already adopted ICD-10, for example Australia in 1998, Canada in 2000 and France in 2005. The UK version of ICD-10 was updated to the 4th Edition in 2012.
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 »
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 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 »