Prostate Cancer Treatment in Bhubaneswar

UroFirst - Advanced Urology Centre in Bhubaneswar is an ultra-modern, super-specialty centre dedicated to treating renal disorders, providing the highest level of patient care in the fields of urology, nephrology, and uro-oncology. 

 

UroFirst is a premiere centre for all urological problems, equipped with the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technology and led by a highly experienced and well-known urologist in Bhubaneswar, Dr. Sumanta Mishra.

 

We are the most preferred centre for prostate cancer treatment in Bhubaneswar. Here, you are assured world-class care with a high success rate. We cater to national and international patients who have immense faith in our ethical medical practice at an affordable cost.

 

Dr. Sumanta Mishra – Ace Urologist in Bhubaneswar

Dr. Sumanta Mishra is a trusted and renowned urologist having extensive experience and profound knowledge in urology. He specializes in minimally invasive surgery and endourological surgeries. He has a keen interest in renal transplant and uro-oncology. He is considered a leading prostate cancer specialist in Bhubaneswar for his expertise in treating patients and helping them lead better lives.

 

Dr. Sumanta Mishra has previously worked in several prestigious medical institutes, including Christian Medical College, Vellore, which has allowed him to hone his surgical skills and gain considerable experience in his specialty. You can consult him for any urological disorder at UroFirst - Advanced Urology Centre in Bhubaneswar.

 

Overview of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer develops in the prostate, which is a part of a man's reproductive system. It affects one out of every nine males. Prostate cancer develops when cancerous cells form in the prostate's tissues. It is more common in men over 55, but the risk grows as one gets older. 

 

It can metastasize to tissues around the prostate, bones, and lymph nodes. It can further spread to distant parts of the body like the brain, liver, lungs, etc., through blood vessels and lymph nodes.

 

What are the causes of prostate cancer?

Though the actual causes of prostate cancer are unknown, the following factors appear to raise the risk of cancer:

  • Family history
  • Advanced age
  • Obesity
  • Vitamin D deficiency
  • Inflammation of prostate
  • Smoking
  • Consuming high-fat food

What are the symptoms of prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer symptoms are similar to those of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) at first. However, as the condition progresses, other symptoms may appear. Common signs and symptoms include:

  • Urination needs are frequent and occasionally urgent, especially at night.
  • Pain during urination and weak flow
  • Changes in bowel movement
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Blood in urine or semen
  • Painful ejaculation
  • Numbness in the feet or leg
  • Pain in the pelvic, hip, and lower back
  • Weight loss

How is prostate cancer diagnosed?

Prostate cancer screenings are the most efficient method for detecting the disease early. If your cancer risk is average, your first prostate screening should most likely be at the age of 55. If you have a family history of the condition, your doctor may begin testing sooner. Dr. Sumanta Mishra, a prostate cancer specialist in Bhubaneswar, will ask you to undergo a few tests:

  • Biopsy
  • Digital rectal exam
  • Prostate-specific antigen blood test

What are the different options for prostate cancer treatment?

There are several options available at UroFirst - Advanced Urology Centre for prostate cancer treatment in Bhubaneswar. Dr. Sumanta Mishra will recommend the best line of treatment based on the grade and stage of cancer and the patient's health.

 

Active Surveillance 

 

Prostate cancer grows slowly in many cases. Thus, early medical intervention may not be necessary. We treat low-grade prostate cancers with a watchful waiting or active monitoring strategy. It means that the doctor will closely monitor cancer by keeping an eye on the changing symptoms and doing regular tests to see whether or not more treatment is required.

 

Surgery 

 

If cancer has not gone beyond the prostate gland, Dr. Sumanta Mishra, a competent prostate cancer specialist in Bhubaneswar, will perform a radical prostatectomy, wherein the entire prostate gland and surrounding tissues are removed. The procedure can be performed using laparoscopy, resulting in reduced patient discomfort and a faster recovery time.

 

Chemotherapy 

Chemotherapy is used to kill cancer cells and shrink the tumor. The medications are either given through injections, intravenously or orally. This method is becoming more prevalent in prostate cancer treatment in Bhubaneswar, particularly for high-grade cancer.

 

Radiation therapy

To kill cancer cells, radiation uses high-energy x-rays, particles, or gamma rays. Brachytherapy (internal radiation) and external beam radiation are two types of radiation therapy. In internal radiation, a radioactive source will be placed directly into or near the tumor by Dr. Sumanta Mishra, a prostate cancer specialist in Bhubaneswar. In contrast, high-energy x-ray beams focus on cancer from outside the body in external radiation therapy.

 

Hormone therapy

Hormone therapy helps lower male hormones (androgens) and prevent them from impacting prostate cancer cells. It is also known as Androgen Suppression Therapy and Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT). Prostate cancers shrink in size and grow more slowly when androgen levels are low.

 

Why choose Dr. Sumanta Mishra for prostate cancer treatment in Bhubaneswar?

  • Dr. Sumanta Mishra is an expert in all types of urological cancers. He is equally adept in open as well as laparoscopic surgeries.
  • For his acute diagnosis, precise treatment, and positive results, he is considered one of the leading prostate cancer specialists in Bhubaneswar.
  • His exceptional interpersonal skills, warm and compassionate nature make his patients feel they are in safe hands.
  • He is well-versed with the latest treatments and technologies and keeps himself abreast with newer innovations to better serve his patients.
  • He and his dedicated team at UroFirst - Advanced Urology Centre in Bhubaneswar provide comprehensive treatment and management of prostate cancer which is on par with the best in the country.

Frequently Asked Questions

Prostate cancer treatment can cause issues to the bladder, sphincter muscle, and erectile nerves. Due to which you may have:

  • Incontinence
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Infertility 

Yes, follow-up is essential. It will help the doctor to monitor your health and keep a watch-out for recurrence. It will give you confidence about your health and control over the situation. 

Prostate cancer strikes the majority of men as they grow older for no apparent reason. There is no way to avoid it. However, you can reduce your risk and diagnose the disease early by:

  • Getting prostate screening done at regular intervals
  • Exercising regularly
  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Eating well-balanced meals
  • Stop smoking

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