By Pamela Ellsworth
A hundred Questions & solutions approximately Prostate melanoma presents authoritative and sensible solutions to the commonest questions requested through sufferers and their household. offering either medical professional and sufferer views, this easy-to-read e-book is a finished advisor to the fundamentals of prostate melanoma, chance elements and prevention, prognosis, therapy, survivorship, and existence after prognosis. Written through Dr. Pamela Ellsworth, a well-liked urologist and best-selling writer, Questions & solutions approximately Prostate melanoma is a useful source for somebody attracted to studying what to anticipate after being clinically determined with prostate melanoma.
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Incontinence; impotence; bladder neck contracture. Rarely: a need for blood transfusion, nerve injury, rectal injury. Longer recovery period, 2–4% incidence of permanent incontinence. 20–40% incidence of permanent impotence. Advantages Minimally invasive, no blood loss. Quicker recovery; one-time procedure; can be used in those who cannot undergo RRPX or as salvage procedure for local recurrence after XRT. One-time procedure that may cure prostate cancer in earlier stages. Allows for pathologic staging of disease.
Most antiandrogens are not effective as a single agent, however. Diarrhea, liver damage, impaired night vision. 4. Casodex monotherapy: Gynecomastia. S. Not permanent. Mode of Treatment Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer Alternative If Fails 2:42 PM (Continued) No: Hormone therapy Chemotherapy stops the growth of those prostate cancer cells that are hormone sensitive. Used for treatment of metastatic diagnosis. QXP Page 43 100 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT MEN’S HEALTH 43 44 Disadvantages Impotence, urethral strictures, urinary retention, urinary frequency, dysuria, hematuria, penile or scrotal swelling, fistula, incomplete treatment of cancer.
B Figure 7 Gleason grading system of prostate adenocarcinoma. Reprinted with permission from JI Epstein, Campbell’s Urology, (7th Ed). B. Saunders Co. Sometimes these cancers are so abnormal that they do not even produce PSA. 28 Low score cancers are those with a Gleason score of 2, 3, or 4. Intermediate score cancers are those with a Gleason score of 5, 6, or 7. And high score cancers are those with a Gleason score of 8, 9, or 10. The speed of growth and the aggressiveness of the cancer increase with the Gleason score.
100 questions and answers about men's health by Pamela Ellsworth