"What percentage of patients for prostatitis also have prostate cancer? How do you determine that a person has prostatitis? Urologists that I've met with are very uncertain as to what it is. Most of the time they call it UTI or…"
"Just to be clear, "robotic" surgery is laparoscopic surgery. To your question, I have used numerous "robots" in the laboratory setting and 3 different kinds of "robots" in surgery. Here is a recent story from one…"
"Have Chronic Prostatitis and Prostate cancer and I've been told that the only form of treatment I should consider is Surgery. Any form of Radiation including Proton Therapy may cure the cancer but make the Prostatitis worse. Your…"
"Let me clarify: I have not expressed an opinion about your preferred treatment for either condition, other than to suggest that there is no support for the idea that radiation cures prostatitis.
Prostate cancer and chronic prostatitis may be treated…"
"Thank you for the quick reply and the links to the articles. So in your opinion the only treatment I should have is surgery. Again if you had to place a number on the chance of curing the protatitis or at least improving it…"
"Others have had chronic prostatitis and prostate cancer. (another example). So in a general sense, sure, there others with somewhat similar cases.
To the best of my knowledge, and please let me know if you find to the contrary, there are…"
My last PSA went from 2.6 to 4.0 this gave my Urologist a reason to do a Biopsy which came back that I have Cancer in 2 cores out of 12 sampled. I think the reason for the spike in my PSA was due to the inflammation of the Prostate. I've had urinary problems (Prostatitis) for 3 years on and off. |I guess I should be happy that a biopsy was taken and the cancer was caught in the early stages. Now I have to decide how to treat it. I think the only choice is Surgery. I'd like to go with…See More
Prostatitis is commonly associated with pain and urinary and sexual dysfunction. It may also be associated with prostate-nonspecific symptoms, such as fatigue and depression. This group examines signs and symptoms asssociated with prostatitis.See More