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Prostate cancer surgery in India

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men, affecting about one in six men in the United States. A diagnosis of prostate cancer can be scary not only because it can be life-threatening, but also because treatments can cause side effects such as bladder control problems and erectile dysfunction. Prostate cancer is cancer of the small walnut-shaped gland in males that produces seminal fluid, the fluid that nourishes and transports sperm. But diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer have gotten much better in recent years. If prostate cancer is detected early, patients have better chance of successful treatment but complications arise as the stage of cancer increases and if treatment is not provided. The treatment facilities provided in Indian cancer surgery hospitals for different treatment procedures like prostate cancer surgery in India. India is gaining popularity internationally due to availability of most advanced facilities and very good success rate of prostate cancer surgery in India at very low cost. Click the link to see treatment facilities provided by Indian cancer surgery hospitals in India: Treatment Facilities.

Prostate cancer surgery also known as a radical prostatectomy is a surgical procedure whereby the prostate gland and attached seminal vesicles are removed. Lymph nodes near the prostate are usually removed at the same time. Radical prostatectomy is one option for men with clinically localized prostate cancer. Surgery is one of two main treatments for early-stage prostate cancer; radiation is the other. Surgery may be done to remove the prostate and its cancer. It may be done to remove and test lymph nodes in the area to see whether the cancer has spread. It also may be done to fix urinary problems that are caused by a tumor pressing on the urethra. The treatment options for prostate cancer depend in part on whether the tumor has spread. For tumors that are still inside the prostate, radiation therapy and a surgery called radical prostatectomy are common treatment options. Watchful waiting is also a treatment option. In this approach, no treatment is given until the tumor gets bigger. Watchful waiting may be the best choice for an older man who has a higher risk of dying from something other than his prostate cancer. Generally, tumors that have grown beyond the edge of the prostate can't be cured with either radiation or surgery. They can be treated with hormones that slow the cancer's growth. Advantages of prostate cancer surgery are once the prostate is removed and studied by a pathologist, one has an accurate assessment of cancer aggressiveness, follow-up after surgery is relatively straightforward; the serum PSA level should be undetectable. Recurrence of cancer is relatively easy to detect because of this, radiation can be given after surgery, if necessary, with a low risk of any additional side effects and surgery appears to be associated with a very low risk of late local recurrence if careful and sensitive PSA testing is performed. Patients who are in good health, have a long life expectancy and have cancers which appear to be confined to the prostate gland are candidates for radical prostatectomy. The procedure is associated with a limited risk of side effects and major complications are very rare. Some men may be candidates for a nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy whereby sexual function preservation is attempted.

Medical tourism in India provides very good assistance to abroad patients in getting their cancer surgery done from India at low cost. The medical treatment facilities provided to abroad patients by medical tourism are best; also they take care of their accommodation, tickets arrangement and provision of good quality treatment for which they are coming India. The ultimate aim of Indian cancer surgery hospitals is the provision of very good results to patients for which come to India. The cost of prostate cancer surgery in India is very less as compared to that of its cost in abroad cancer surgery hospitals. Click the link to see cost difference between India and other developed countries for different treatment procedures here: Cost Comparison. The medical treatment centers for low cost prostate cancer surgery in India are in most prominent cities at Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai. You can contact us for details of surgery by filling up an Enquiry Form.

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