Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Best Prostate Cancer Specialist In India

Best Prostate Cancer Specialist In India

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Prostate is anatomically divided into 5 lobes – Anterior, Median, Posterior and two lateral lobes. Histologically, it is divided into 3 lobes

Peripheral zone (PZ)  :

Composes up to 70% of the normal prostate gland in young men. It is from this portion of the gland that more than 70% of prostatic cancers originate.

Central zone (CZ) :

Constitutes approximately 25% of the normal prostate gland. The central zone accounts for roughly 2.5% of prostate cancers although these cancers tend to be more aggressive.

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Transition zone (TZ):

Responsible for 5% of the prostate volume at puberty. The transition zone surrounds the proximal urethra and is the region of the prostate gland which grows throughout life and is responsible for the disease of benign prostatic enlargement (BPH).

Incidence of prostate cancer in US is 190/100,000 men. It forms about 33% of all non skin cancers in US. Highest incidence rates have been seen in Scandinavia and lowest in Asia. African Americans have higher incidence and mortality rate in US.

According to the Indian National Cancer registry report of 2001-2004 prostate cancer rank among the five most common cancers in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore registries. Incidence has increased primarily because of two reasons.

1. Increased life expectancy: Median age of diagnosis is 68 yrs. Incidence increases sharply after 65 yrs. According to the autopsy data 70% of men older than 80 yrs of age and 40% men more than 50 yrs have pathological evidence of disease.

2. Increased prostate cancer screening owing to increased awareness.

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