By Pamela Ellsworth
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What is a radical prostatectomy? Are there different types? Cliff ’s comment: It has been 10 years since my radical prostatectomy, and I feel great. I am doing all of the things that I had done before the surgery and more. So far, my PSA has remained undetectable, and it is very reassuring to hear this at my urology clinic visits. Radical prostatectomy is the surgical procedure whereby the entire prostate is removed, as well as the seminal vesicles, the section of the urethra that passes through the prostate, the ends of the vas deferens, and a portion of the bladder neck.
Salvage prostatectomy if localized; hormones if distant disease. Alternative If Fails 3/12/10 Over the short term, if the diagnosis is localized, brachytherapy appears to be curative; long-term data need to be reviewed. QXP 3/12/10 2:42 PM Page 47 100 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT MEN’S HEALTH Prostate Cancer cancer and to treat symptoms, but not cure the cancer) is instituted for local or metastatic progression, if it occurs. Palliative therapies include: trimming of the prostate (transurethral prostatectomy) if the prostate becomes large enough that it causes trouble urinating, hormonal therapy to decrease the size and growth of the prostate cancer and radiation therapy if symptomatic bone metastases occur.
S. Not permanent. Mode of Treatment Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer Alternative If Fails 2:42 PM (Continued) No: Hormone therapy Chemotherapy stops the growth of those prostate cancer cells that are hormone sensitive. Used for treatment of metastatic diagnosis. QXP Page 43 100 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT MEN’S HEALTH 43 44 Disadvantages Impotence, urethral strictures, urinary retention, urinary frequency, dysuria, hematuria, penile or scrotal swelling, fistula, incomplete treatment of cancer.