Prostate Cancer – Symptom, Causes & Diagnosis

from north to south east to west we’re going to explore the art full of wonders and mysteries welcome to finding art cancer is a type of disease where cells grow out of control divided and invade other tissues with cancer the normal process of cell division goes out of control cells change their nature because mutations have occurred in their genes all the daughter cells of cancer cells are also cancerous let us get to know about prostate cancer signs and symptoms of prostate cancer a need to urinate frequently especially at night blood in the urine erectile disfunction pain in the hips spine ribs or other areas from cancer spread to bones weakness or numbness in the legs or feet loss of bladder or bowel control difficulty striking urination or holding back hearing interrupted flow of urine burning urination feeling that your bladder has not emptied phillipe causes of prostate cancer age prostate cancer risk goes up as men get older and much more common after the age of 50 race in the u.s. african-american men are likely to get prostate cancer and die effect than in men of other races geography prostate cancer is most common in North America northwestern Europe Australia and the Caribbean and it is less common in Asia Africa and Central and South America family history men with close family members who have had prostate cancer are more likely to get it themselves gene changes some inherited genes seem to raise prostate cancer risk but they account for only a small fraction of cancers diet men who eat a lot of red meat or high-fat dairy products seem to have a greater chance of getting prostate cancer obesity some studies have found that obese men may be at greater risk for having more advanced prostate cancer and of dying from prostate cancer but not all studies have found this sexually transmitted diseases then who have had gonorrhea have a higher chance of developing prostate cancer medication some studies say there might be a link between the daily use of anti-inflammatory medicines and prostate cancer risk some other possible risk factors include smoking being a firefighter prostatitis certain sexually transmitted infections having a vasectomy diagnosis PSA test PSA is a type of protein released by prostate tissue that is found in higher levels in a man’s blood levels can be raised when there is abnormal activity in the prostate including prostate cancer transrectal ultrasound for this test a small probe is placed in your rectum the probe gives off sound waves that enter the prostate and create echoes a computer turns echoes into a black-and-white image of your prostate prostate biopsy a biopsy is a procedure in which small samples of the prostate are removed and then looked at under a microscope it includes lymph node biopsy as a separate procedure laparoscopic biopsy fine needle aspiration dr e a doctor uses the diary test to find abnormal parts of the prostate by filling the area using a finger computer tomography or CT scan a CT scan creates a three-dimensional picture of the inside of the body with an x-ray machine magnetic resonance imaging or MRI MRI scans can give a very clear picture of the prostate and show if the cancer has spread outside the prostate into the seminal vesicles or other nearby structures grade of prostate cancer prostate cancers are graded according to the Gleason system this system assigns a Gleason grade based on how much the cancer looks like normal prostate tissue if the cancer looks a lot like normal prostate tissue a grade of one is a sign if the cancer looks very abnormal it is even a grade of five grades two through four have features in between these extremes thanks for watching this is your host tracy Goldman’s please subscribe see you in my next video

Prostate Cancer - Symptom, Causes & Diagnosis
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