Archive for Author: The Urethra Clinic

PSA-testing
24 Jun 2022

PSA testing and prostate cancer: Advised for men aged 50 and above, without symptoms of prostate disease

Overview Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) is a specific protein that is produced by cells (Both normal and cancer) in the prostate gland. The PSA test measures the level of PSA present in the blood and is reported as Nanograms of PSA per milliliters. Doctors and professionals encourage annual PSA...

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Chemotherapy Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer
16 May 2022

Chemotherapy Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer

Chemotherapy treatment for advanced prostate cancer refers to therapy that uses chemicals (anti-cancer drugs) to destroy or halt the growth of cancer cells. According to the American Cancer Society, chemotherapy is not a standard treatment for early prostate cancer. Still, it is effectively used for aggressive cancer and when...

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28 Apr 2022

High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Prostate Cancer

High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Prostate Cancer (HIFU) is the latest non-invasive, outpatient treatment modality for prostate cancer that uses energy from a highly focused ultrasound to precisely pinpoint, heat, and destroy the prostate cancer cells. This targets only the diseased tissue and does not harm the healthy tissue. HIFU...

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14 Mar 2022

Benefits of Exercise in Preventing Prostate Cancer

A majority of the elderly males complain of prostate problems and suffer from prostate cancer. Though effective ways to prevent the occurrence of such cancer are few, various studies and analyses on the subject suggest physical exercises lower the risk by a considerable rate. Regular exercise reduces drug dependency...

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