What is Prostate Cancer?
Prostate Cancer is a formation of malignant cancer cells in the tissues of the prostate. It is 5th most common type of cancer in males in Singapore which recently has gone up the ranks to 3rd position.
There are two types of surgical treatment for CAP:
Radical prostatectomy, or
Transurethral Resection of The Prostate (TURP with or without bilateral orchidectomy
The cancer is high grade with low PSA (<10ng/dl)
The patient is relatively young (<70 years) and the cancer is in its early stage
Open radical prostatectomy
Minimally Invasive (MIS) prostatectomy (Laparoscopy vs. Robotic)