It depends on the specific type of cancer. For example, prostate cancer is very common. It affects about 1 in 9 men; it is the most common non-skin cancer in the United States.
The prognosis for prostate cancer is typically very good. That’s because this particular cancer is often detected before it has a chance to spread. Regular exams are very important.
You can’t prevent all urologic problems, but you can maintain good health in this bodily system by exercising regularly, avoiding tobacco and excessive alcohol, maintaining a healthy weight, and drinking plenty of water.
There are several treatment options available for patients with urologic cancer, such as radiation, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and surgery. The process of treatment starts with expert diagnosis and consultation.
It’s very important to keep up with all of your follow-up appointments, which will likely be very frequent at first, and then be spread further apart as your remission continues.