Hyderabad: Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer found in males. In recent years, the number of cases of this cancer has increased in India.
According to the report published in Speaking Tree, the incidence rate in India is higher than in any other Asian and African countries. Urban lifestyle is responsible for the increase in prostate cancer cases.
In Urban lifestyle, stress levels, fast foods consumption etc are responsible for the increased cases of prostate cancer whereas, in the rural lifestyle, the stress level is low.
Symptoms of prostate cancer may include,
- Blood in urine
- Pain in pelvis
- Patients may face difficulty while urinating. Etc.
Treatment of prostate cancer includes hormone therapy, chemotherapy, vaccines etc.
Risk of prostate cancer can be minimized by getting involved in physical activity, keeping a check on the diet, managing stress.
Despite precautions and healthy lifestyle, regular checkups are essential. It helps in early diagnosis.