Do not despair if the examination found a malignant tumor of the prostate (prostate cancer). According to statistics, the early detected prostate cancer can be treated in 90% of cases, even preserving full potency.
Total resection means a cavitary or endoscopic removal of the prostate, together with the spermary. Indications: Stage T 1-2 N 0 M 0
The endoscopic method is the most reduced method for treating prostate cancer. After 2-3 days the patient can be discharged from the hospital. Not many specialists use this method for treating prostate cancer. Professor Hohenfellner, a founder of the Prostate Center at the Heidelberg University Hospital (Baden-Württemberg) is the most famous specialist.
Radiation therapy is an alternative method of prostate cancer treatment in case of contraindications to radical surgery.
Combined irradiation: anal + percutaneous
Brachytherapy is a local irradiation of the prostate through the so-called seed implants containing Iodine-125. Up to 50 seeds are implanted in the prostate (depending on the size of the prostate) and the radiation is carried out by iodine-125 through them. This method allows to reach high-dose local irradiation directed to 160-220 Gy. The effectiveness of the treatment of prostate cancer is very high. Indications: Stage T 1c-T3b N0 M0
Cryosurgery - destruction of tumors by cold
Ultrasonic destruction of prostate cancer by achieving high temperatures up to 100 C ° HIFU
German experts select the most appropriate method of treatment depending on age, stage of disease and concomitant diseases.
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