Why cut also cancers of the prostate

By | March 27, 2012

Benign prostatic hyperplasia in the elderly is a common disease but some patients after prostatectomy, but was diagnosed with prostate cancer, can not help but doubt the heart, the prostate has been removed, how will get prostate cancer?
Prostatic hyperplasia and prostate cancer, prostate resection, although the coexistence of a gland, but the anatomical point of view, the two are different entities, the disease is not the same. Prostatic hyperplasia, occurred in the transition zone surrounding the urethra; prostate cancer, occurring in the peripheral zone glands under the capsule.
Therefore, surgical treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia, either open surgery or transurethral surgery, peripheral areas of the gland was removed envelope still suffering from prostate cancer.
So, how can we prevent prostate cancer? Benign prostatic hyperplasia, urinary tumors most precancerous dysplasia in precancerous state, and some will be pre-cancerous lesion bacteria.
Therefore, the latent risks of prostate cancer should not be overlooked. In addition, benign prostatic hyperplasia should be carefully checked before the surgery to remove prostate cancer. After surgery, still on a regular basis to the hospital for check-ups such as the Department of Urology Transrectal digital examination, transrectal ultrasonography, serum prostate specific antigen (PSA) were also carried out checks of suspicious prostate biopsy for an early treatment.
Especially after prostatectomy voiding symptoms such as poor, to the hospital as soon as possible, so as not to delay treatment.

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