How Is Prostate Cancer Detected?

How Is Prostate Cancer Detected?

How Is Prostate Cancer Detected?

How Is Prostate Cancer Detected?
How Is Prostate Cancer Detected?

Many people are afraid to get into a medical “mill” if they suspect a cancer. As understandable as this fear is, the earlier a disease is recognized, the better the healing and survival in many cases

The investigations should clarify the following questions

  • Do you really have a tumor?
  • Is this good or bad?
  • Which type of cancer is it exactly?
  • Where is the tumor located?
  • What is your general condition?
  • How far has the disease progressed?
  • Are there metastases?
  • With which treatment can the best success be achieved for you?
  • Which treatment can you expect?
  • Investigations on suspicion

How Is Prostate Cancer Detected?

Investigations to clarify whether there is even a carcinoma

Your medical history (anamnesis)

Investigations when a carcinoma has been detected

  • Ultrasound examination (sonography)
  • laboratory tests
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • skeletal scintigraphy
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) –CT

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