It is a silent disorder that in the early stages gives almost no symptoms . Therefore, it is important that men become aware of importance of the early diagnosis of the disease.
A key weapon against prostate cancer is the annual screening check , which should start shortly before the age of 45, unless there is a first-degree relative who has the disease so it is advisable to start around 40.
If the findings are considered suspected, it is advisable to have a prostate biopsy. Prostate biopsy is an invasive diagnostic test in which small samples of the prostate gland are taken with the help of an ultrasound and through the rectum. It is a well tolerated examination that does not require hospitalisation, is performed under local anesthesia and the patient returns immediately to his or her daily activity.
Active monitoring / surveillance
For this serious surgery to be performed, the patient must be in good general condition.