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Prostate Cancer: Surgery

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Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer

Radical prostatectomy involves surgically removing the entire prostate gland and some surrounding tissue. This treatment is recommended to treat early stages of the disease. Discover how common this procedure is, the complications involved with this surgery, and more.

Radical Prostatectomy for Prostate Cancer

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The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system. It makes most of the semen that carries sperm. The walnut-sized gland is located beneath the bladder and surrounds the upper part of the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder. Prostate cancer is a major health concern for American men. The disease is rare before age 50, and experts believe that most elderly men have traces of it. The American Cancer Society predicts that 220,800 new cases of prostate cancer would be diagnosed...

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Minimally Invasive Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Laparoscopic prostate surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery performed with the aid of a small camera. Discover the advantages of this surgery type, its side effects and more.

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