Prostate Cancer- Treatment Plans & Average Cost

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Prostate Cancer Treatment

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We have a full-fledged Oncology Care Unit and have excellent facilities to take care of your medical issues.

Overview:

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Case Studies:

The prostate:

The prostate is a glandular organ, which a part of the male reproductive system. It is often described as the same size of a walnut, normally about 3 cm long (slightly more than 1 inch); it weighs about 30 g (1 ounce) and is located at the neck of the bladder and in front of the rectum. The prostate surrounds the urethra, which is a tubular structure that carries the urine (produced by the kidney and stored in the bladder) out of the penis during voiding, and the sperm (produced in the testicle) during ejaculation. In addition, during ejaculation a thin, milky fluid produced by the prostate is added to the mix. This ejaculate that also includes fluid from the seminal vesicles, constitutes the male semen.

Physiopathology:

In prostate cancer, normal cells undergo a transformation in which they not only grow and multiply without normal controls, but they also change in their microscopic appearance and can invade adjacent tissues. Prostate cancer cells form into malignant tumors or masses, which then overwhelm surrounding tissues by invading their space and taking vital oxygen and nutrients. Cancer cells from these tumors can eventually invade remote organs via the bloodstream and the lymphatic system.This process of invading and spreading to other organs is called metastasis. Common metastatic locations where prostate cancer cells may eventually be found include pelvic lymph nodes, and bones. The lungs and the liver may also show deposits of, or metastases from, prostate cancer, but that is less common.

Almost all prostate cancers arise from the glandular cells in the prostate. Cancer arising from a glandular cell in any organ in the body is known as adenocarcinoma. Therefore, the most common type of prostate cancer is an adenocarcinoma. The most common non-adenocarcinoma is transitional cell carcinoma. Other rare types include small cell carcinoma and sarcoma of the prostate.

Older men commonly have an enlarged prostate, caused by a benign(noncancerous) condition called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Prostate gland cells simply keep growing in number in the prostate gland in BPH. BPH can cause urinary symptoms but is not a form of prostate cancer (see BPH).

 

Anatomy of the male pelvis, genitals, and urinary tract.
Anatomy of the male pelvis, genitals, and urinary tract

Expert’s Opinion & Possible line of Treatment: – : –

Require PET CT, surgery followed by radiotherapy/ chemotherapy

The patient needs complete evaluation followed by PET CT ,cost will be approx. USD 1500.

Patients requires chemotherapy every 3 weeks for 6 cycles, each cycle costing approx 1000 USD -1500 USD.
Cyberknife radiosurgery will cost approx 7000 USD with 6-7 days stay in hospital.

If surgery is done the cost will be approx. USD 5000 with 4-7 days stay in hospital.

 

Prostate cancer treatment cost in India includes the facility fee, physician’s fee, related medical procedures and drugs required to administer the plan of care. Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists and cost of complication management; travel, food and lodging. Each estimate is presented with the Physicians CV, Facility Information and Treatment Plan, transparently by the provider. There is “0.00” upfront charge to you!

 

Hospital Stay Required in Days: 4-7
Treatment Time Required in Days: 40-45 OPD basis if surgery not required
Average Cost: The final plan shall be confirmed on the basis of initial evaluation. This   is an approximate   cost and may vary depending on the condition of the patient  .

Wellness Destination India Comments

Included for International Patients: – Complimentary airport pickup / drop in a cab. – Complimentary meals for one companion during hospital stay. – Sofa cum bed is provided for the companion during hospital stay. – Travel desk is available inside the hospital premises. – Translation assistance.
– Visa assistance – Room as per requirement. Separate arrangements of apartments also available. – Dedicated attendants for every room round the clock. – Transportation to and from hospital. – Hygienic and customized food option.
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Cancer Treatments

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