Just six weeks after his prostate cancer surgery, Alejandro Ayestaran ran a 10K.
His recovery was speedy thanks to rehabilitation exercises and a retzius-sparing prostatectomy, a surgical procedure that limits urinary incontinence, one of the most common prostatectomy side effects.
A prostate cancer diagnosis at age 50
Alejandro was diagnosed with prostate cancer in late 2020. He had already been monitoring his levels...
Adenocarcinomas can develop in many different parts of the body, including the lungs, prostate, colon, rectum, small bowel, pancreas, stomach, esophagus, uterus, parotid gland, cervix (very rarely) and even the appendix.
But what qualities define them as adenocarcinomas? And are there any symptoms or other features that are common to all adenocarcinomas?
We checked in with Jaffer Ajani, M.D., a medical oncologist who specializes...