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Prostate Cancer: Surgery

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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General Information About Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the prostate. The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system. The prostate is just below the bladder (the organ that collects and empties urine) and in front of the rectum (the lower part of the intestine). It is about the size of a walnut and surrounds part of the urethra (the tube that empties urine from the bladder). The prostate gland produces fluid that makes up part of the semen. Anatomy of the male...

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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.

Minimally Invasive Surgery for Prostate Cancer

 

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