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The role of health professionals in the care of patients with prostate cancer: Literature review

Journal: International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science (Vol.9, No. 2)

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Page : 283-289

Keywords : Prostate cancer; Incidence; Treatment.;

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Prostate cancer is a malignant disease that is commonly linked to advancing age in men, it is a disease that is not restricted only to the prostate. The objective of this study was to analyze the importance of care provided by health professionals to patients with prostate cancer. The methodology is a thorough analysis of literature reviews published between the years 2010 to 2021 containing the subject of prostate cancer. The working population is made up of men, the elderly, who have symptoms of prostate cancer. A bibliographic review will be carried out on the subject in the scientific journals available online, gathering and comparing the different data found in the consultation sources and listing the main factors that predispose to prostate cancer as well as the characteristic signs and symptoms that could lead them to predisposition. Descriptive study with literature analysis. In Brazil, prostate cancer is the second most common among men. In absolute values, it is the sixth most common type in the world and the most prevalent in men, representing about 10% of all cancers. Health education collaborates so that people can live together in the most beneficial way possible. It is concluded that the nursing professional should contribute to the dissemination of preventive actions against prostate cancer, such as: elaboration of educational campaigns, lectures, conversation circles, among other activities that always aim at male inclusion.

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