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Radiotherapy definitive treatment of Prostate cancer in Iran

Radiotherapy definitive treatment of Prostate cancer in Iran / Advanced radiotherapy centers for Prostate cancer treatment in Iran / The best oncologist and radiotherapist for prostate cancer treatment in Iran


 

The cost of radiotherapy in Iran: Approximately between 140-1500 $ depending on the disease
Duration of stay in Iran: Depends on the number of radiotherapy sessions.
Type of anesthesia or analgesia: does not require anesthesia and analgesia and has no pain.
Location of radiotherapy: Equipped radiotherapy centers in Iran / Equipped specialized hospitals for cancer treatment
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In this article, we are going to talk about how to use radiotherapy to treat localized prostate cancer (cancer that has not yet spread outside the prostate), and advanced localized prostate cancer (cancer that has spread to and around the prostate). do. In this article, the focus will be on external or external type radiotherapy. External radiotherapy is a type of radiotherapy that is more common than other types of radiation therapy, in which the radiation device is placed outside the body and shines rays from the outside into the body.

Radiotherapy, or radiation therapy, can also be used to help treat men with advanced prostate cancer (cancer that has spread to other parts of the body). In addition, radiation therapy can be used to control cancer or even relieve its symptoms.

 

What is radiotherapy?

Radiotherapy is a treatment that aims to kill prostate cancer cells without damaging the surrounding healthy cells. External radiotherapy actually uses powerful X-rays that target cancer cells from the outside of the body with precise targeting. These rays damage cancer cells and prevent them from growing and spreading to other parts of the body. be. Radiotherapy can permanently damage and kill cancer cells, but healthy cells affected by the radiation can heal themselves.

Radiation therapy treats the entire prostate. It aims to treat cancer cells, including those that have spread to the outside of the prostate. The radiotherapy or radiotherapy process itself is painless, but can cause side effects that can be problematic.

Depending on the condition, you may have to radiotherapy to a larger area, including nearby lymph nodes (if there is a risk of cancer spreading to them). Lymph nodes are part of the immune system that are found in different parts of the body. Lymph nodes in the pelvis are a common site for prostate cancer cells to spread.

Also keep in mind that the larger the radiotherapy area, the greater the risk of side effects.

 

Who should receive prostate cancer radiotherapy?

 

External radiotherapy may be appropriate for men with the following conditions:

1- In cases where the cancer has not spread to the outside of the prostate

2- The cancer has spread only to the parts around the prostate

3- Prostate cancer that has returned after completing the treatment process

 

If your prostate cancer is topical or advanced, or you have a recurrence of the cancer, you can treat your cancer with radiotherapy.

Also keep in mind that if you have Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, radiation therapy will probably not be a good treatment option for you. Because it can make bladder problems worse.

 

Topical prostate cancer radiotherapy

To treat localized prostate cancer with radiotherapy, you will probably need to use hormone therapy a few months before and during radiation therapy. Hormone therapy can shrink the prostate and its cancerous glands to make it easier to treat cancer. Hormone therapy can be started six months before the main treatment.

 

Advanced localized prostate cancer radiotherapy

The combination of external beam radiotherapy and hormone therapy is the standard treatment for men with advanced localized prostate cancer. As mentioned, the hormone therapy process can begin six months before radiotherapy and continue during radiation therapy, or even up to three years after.

 

Radiation therapy after prostate surgery

Radiation therapy can also be used as a complementary treatment. In cases where surgery is needed to treat prostate cancer, radiotherapy can be used before or after surgery. Preoperative radiation therapy is to shrink the size of the tumor, so that the surgeon can remove it more easily.

And post-prostate radiotherapy is used to leave no cancer cells in the body after surgery, to minimize the chance of the cancer coming back.

 

Advantages and disadvantages of external beam radiotherapy

Things that may be important to one person may not be important to another. If your healthcare provider recommends external radiotherapy, it is best to consult with your doctor before making a final decision about whether or not this is the right choice. They can introduce you to other treatment options, and help you decide if radiotherapy may work for you. In this regard, familiarity with some of the advantages and disadvantages of radiotherapy can be very useful.

 

Benefits of Radiation Therapy

If your prostate cancer is localized, radiotherapy can completely cure prostate cancer by targeting cancer cells.

There are many men who prefer to be able to continue their normal life and daily activities and work during treatment. Fortunately, external beam radiotherapy makes this possible.

Radiotherapy can be a great treatment option for men who do not have the necessary conditions for surgery.

 

do not be scared!!! Radiotherapy is painless.

The duration of pure radiotherapy sessions will be about 10 minutes. And taking into account the time of arrival, preparation and departure from the center, it takes you a maximum of one hour a day.

 

Disadvantages of radiotherapy

In most cases, you should visit a radiotherapy center five days a week for a few weeks. That's why you can not plan a trip during this time.

You may need to empty your bladder before each session. And you may have to take medication to help empty your bladder. This may take some time, and many are not comfortable with the process.

Prostate cancer radiotherapy can cause complications such as bladder, urinary incontinence and erection. On the other hand, it will most likely cause lethargy and fatigue. Fortunately, there are treatments and ways to help you manage these side effects.

It may take some time to find out exactly whether the treatment has worked.

If you used radiotherapy as your first treatment, and the cancer comes back or spreads, you can no longer use surgery afterwards. This is because radiation therapy may damage the prostate and surrounding tissues, making it difficult to remove the cancerous tumor.

 

The best radiotherapy specialist in Iran

If you want to experience safe and effective treatment, it is important to choose a reliable, skilled and experienced specialist in receiving radiotherapy treatment.

Our company and treatment complex cooperates with the best doctors specializing in cancer treatment and radiotherapy in Iran. And you can cure your cancer in Iran at the lowest cost by having regular and pre-arranged sessions.

 

Our services to prevent the complications of radiotherapy:

Follow up treatment

Fill out a daily form to check for vital signs and health conditions after you return to your home country

Direct video or audio contact with medical experts and radiotherapists

Iran has very reasonable costs for cancer treatment and radiotherapy. Medical costs in Iran are generally very low. Due to the low value of the Iranian currency against the dollar with the lowest possible cost you get your medical services and cosmetic surgery You will receive in Iran. For example, we examine the cost of radiotherapy on average in some countries:

 

COST

COUNTRY

15,000-50,000

The cost of radiotherapy in the United States

12,500- 45,000

The cost of radiotherapy in the UK

140-3500

The cost of radiotherapy in Iran

6,000-10,000

The cost of radiotherapy in Turkey

5500-9500

The cost of radiotherapy in India

Iran is the best option for cancer treatment and radiotherapy for health tourists from all countries.

 

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