Types of Surgery to Treat Prostate Cancer
The sort of surgery you requirement for cancer of the prostate relies on upon:
- the extent of the cancer and whether it has spread outside the prostate gland
- what the cells look like under a magnifying instrument
- the conceivable viewpoint for your condition (your guess)
- your general wellbeing
- your symptoms
There are distinctive sorts of surgery you may have for prostate cancer.
Surgery to remove your prostate gland
An operation to remove prostate cancer is real surgery. The point of this surgery is to cure your cancer.
You have the operation under general analgesic. You will be snoozing for the entire time. You may need to go to an expert focus to have your surgery.
You may have the greater part of your prostate gland removed. A nerve saving prostatectomy tries to avoid erection issues after the operation.
Surgery to remove the internal piece of your prostate to ease symptoms
You may have just the internal piece of your prostate removed to calm symptoms.
Surgery to remove your testicles to help control the development of the cancer
A few men have their testicles removed (orchidectomy) to help control the development of their cancer.