Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the commonest cancer in men and about 34,000 men in the UK are diagnosed with it every year. It generally affects men over 50, and is rarely found in younger men. Approximately one half of all men in their 50s have some cancer cells within their prostate and 8 out of 10 men (80%) over the age of 80 have a small area of prostate cancer. Most of these grow very slowly and so, particularly in older men never cause any problems. The causes of prostate cancer remain unclear but it is thought that diet and ethnic race may have an influence. Men with a father or brother with prostate cancer and 50% more likely to develop it themselves. Pros tate cancer is usually diagnosed in the early stages but in 1 in 10 men (10%), the prostate cancer will be advanced when it is diagnosed. The treatments vary depending on when the diagnosis is made but if the cancer is caught early it can be cured.

MORE ABOUT PROSTATE CANCER

Prostate Cancer TreatmentProstate cancer is common amongst men but if detected early can be cured through surgery. The advancement of technology has refined the surgery and made it fine resulting in improved oncologic results. It is a safe and effective treatment of prostate cancer carried out by Dr. Shawket Alkhayal and performed at our specialized center. The treatment will provide good functional outcome and ensure you receive superior benefits.

Prostate cancer signs in the early stages include,

  • Difficulty urinating
  • Blood found in semen
  • Erectile dysfunction

Genetic factors, age and race are well established risk factor to develop prostate cancer. We recommend our patients over the age of 50 to get annual screening and regular urological examinations. Early diagnosis will ensure the patient responds well to treatment, and minimize the risk of advanced disease. Patients can live a good quality life through by receiving prostate treatment from the Alkhayal Medical Center, as it will add significant impact on the overall quality of life.

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