Treatment For Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer only affects men, where the cancer begins to grow in the prostate gland of the male reproductive system.

What is the Prostate?

Prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system. It is an exocrine gland which exists directly under the bladder, in front of the rectum. The main function of the prostate is to help in production of semen. For this, the prostate will produce a thick white fluid and mix with the sperm produced by the testicles.


Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

Usually a Prostate cancer progresses very slowly, the patient will live for decades without any symptoms. When symptoms do exist, they may be one or more of the following.
  • Painful ejaculation
  • Blood in urine or semen
  • Need to urinate frequently
  • Painful or burning urination
  • A decrease in the amount of fluid ejaculated


Causes of Prostate Cancer

The specific cause of Prostate cancer is unknown. There are so many possible factors, which includes:
  • Age: Age is the primary risk factor. Prostate cancer is more common in men after the age of 50
  • Genetics: Genetics is definitely a factor in Prostate cancer. A man whose father or brother having Prostrate cancer runs twice the risk of developing it.
  • Diet: Studies indicate that a diet high in red meat may increase a person's chance of developing prostate cancer. Also a review of diets indicated that the Mediterranean diet may reduce a person's chances of developing prostate cancer.
  • Medication: Studies says that the daily use of anti-inflammatory medicines increase the risk of prostate cancer.
  • Obesity: Studies found a clear link between obesity and prostate cancer risk.
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's): Men who have STD's have higher chance of developing prostate cancer.
Uro-Andrology Clinic of Dr N Anandan provides treatment for various urological and andrological problems. The clinic Provides best treatment for Prostate Cancer in Chennai with the help of experienced doctors and dedicated team.


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