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Flashcards in Prostate cancer Deck (11)
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1

wat type of carcinoma occurs in the prostate?

adenocarcinoma

2

in wat locatoin does prostate adenocarcinomas occur?

peripheral zone

3

what blood tests should be done for prostate cancer?

PSA, U+E, acid and alk phos, Ca

4

what grade classification is used for prostate cancers?

gleason score

5

what factors can predict prognosis of prostate cancer/

Age
 Pre-Rx PSA
 Tumour stage
 Tumour grade

6

what are the three types of management for prostate cancer ?

conservative

medical

radical

7

what are the two options for radical treatment ?

radical prostatectomy
brachytherapy

8

what is done for brachytherapy?

implantation of palladium seeds

9

what are side effects of radical tretament ?

ED, urinary incontinence

10

what two medical treatments can be used for prostate cancer ?

LHRH analogues
anti androgens

11

name a LHRH analogue ?

goserelin