According to various medical data lung and bronchus cancer is the worst form of cancer to get in the United States. It kills an estimated 700,000-plus lives on an annual basis. People who smoke and use other forms of tobacco products and who are between the ages of 55 and 65 are among those who are more likely to get lung and bronchus cancer. The second most deadly form of cancer is colon and rectal cancer. It affects 200,000-plus American lives on an annual basis. This form of cancer starts with benign cells called polyps that become cancerous over time. Other forms of cancer that a large percentage of Americans suffer from include breasts, pancreatic and prostate cancer. Though each form of cancer affects the body differently but after a cancer diagnosis doctors usually advise patients with a list of common treatments to combat these various forms of cancer.
There are eight common treatments: surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, immunotherapy, targeted therapy, hormone therapy, stem cell transplant, precision medicine. Each treatment is different and has various effects on the body. When it comes to prostate cancer and depending on the stage, a doctor might prescribe a certain set of treatments.
These treatments includes: supportive care, therapy, surgery, medications, specialists. Supportive or palliative care focuses on pain relief, physical and mental stress. Patients who are under supportive care rely on monitoring of condition rather than addressing concerns that need immediate action. Brachytherapy and radiation therapy fall under therapeutic options. Brachytherapy is based on placing radioactive material inside the body to treat the cancer and radiation uses x-rays and other high-energy rays as treatment. Surgery options include laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and prostatectomy. Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy consists of surgical removal of the prostate gland and surrounding tissues and prostatectomy is when all or parts of the prostate gland are removed. The other forms of treatment are medication and additional medical care with an oncologist and urologist who specializes in new treatments or cutting edge treatments.
No matter how grim a cancer diagnosis is, contrary to popular belief; it is not a death sentence. People who have cancer, with a balance of medical treatment and a well-managed diet can still live a good and long healthy life. Having cancer doesn’t mean you cannot continue to live your life and have fun. And a prostate cancer diagnosis certainly doesn’t mean you can’t continue to have sex.
Sex after a Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
Impotence and erectile dysfunction (ED) after prostate surgery:
It is normal for a patient to experience ED after prostate surgery. Most ED experiences are temporary. The Ed usually occurs during the recovery period and if the ED persists, a doctor may prescribe medication such as Viagra or Cialis.
Obtaining an Orgasm after prostate surgery:
Yes, patients who have prostate surgery can and usually experience organism.
Chances are ejaculation will cease:
The removal of the prostate gland or seminal vesicles cause a lack of ejaculation but despite this, patients can still experience orgasms at various degrees.
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