Carcinoma of the prostate is well known as Prostate cancer. The prostate cancer starts in the gland cells - this is called adenocarcinoma. Prostate cancer is mostly a very slow progressing disease. About 80% of all men in their eighties had prostate cancer.
Symptoms: Prostate cancer may cause no signs or symptoms in its early stages but in its advanced stage symptoms can be:
Treatment: Radiation therapy uses high-powered energy to kill cancer cells. Prostate cancer radiation therapy can be delivered in two ways: Radiation that comes from outside of your body (external beam radiation). Radiation placed inside your body (brachytherapy). Hormone therapy will stop your body from producing the male hormone testosterone. Prostate cancer cells rely on testosterone to help them grow.Cutting off the supply of hormones may cause cancer cells to die or to grow more slowly. Surgery to remove the prostate Chemotherapy