Prostate cancer – Part I

What is prostate ? Prostate is a lemon sized reproductive gland, found only in men, below the bladder. Its function is to produce fluid which helps providing nourishment to sperms in semen. Urinary passage goes through prostate, before reaching the penis. What all diseases can occur in prostate ? BPH (BPH (Enlarged prostate) Symptoms), Prostatitis (InfectionContinue reading “Prostate cancer – Part I”

Prostate cancer and PSA testing

Prostate is a small walnut sized organ present in men and is the part of male reproductive organ. It helps in the male fertility. Normal prostate size varies from 15-20 gm. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men after skin cancer. PSA (Prostate specific antigen) is the blood test which is specific forContinue reading “Prostate cancer and PSA testing”

Urinary tract infection (UTI)

A urinary tract infection (UTI) is an infection in any part of the urinary system — kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. Most commonly it involves the bladder and urethra. Kidney infections are more serious. Women are affected more commonly than men. These infections are typically treated with antibiotics along with other surgical intervention if required.Continue reading “Urinary tract infection (UTI)”

Prostate cancer

INTRODUCTION Prostate is a small walnut-shaped gland in males situated below the bladder in front of the rectum. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (after skin cancer). Prostate cancer is the cancer in prostate gland. Many prostate cancer grow slowly and remain confined to prostate gland, however, few prostate cancer grows rapidlyContinue reading “Prostate cancer”

Bladder cancer

What is bladder cancer? It is the cancer of tissues in bladder, an organ that holds urine. It occurs in both sex but most commonly in elderly men after age 60 years. What are the symptoms of bladder cancer? Visible painless presence of blood in urine with clots is most common presentation of bladder cancer.Continue reading “Bladder cancer”