Changes in your urological health are usually concerning. You may experience pain, changes in your urinating habits, or even in your stool movements.
It’s best not to ignore these symptoms in the hope that they will go away on their own. Although some of these symptoms could indicate a variety of health conditions, there is also a chance that you have a tumor in your pelvic area.
The team at Urology of Greater Atlanta specializes in cancer diagnosis and treatments for a number of cancers in the pelvic region, including ureteral renal pelvic cancer. Call our practice or make an appointment online today for expert urological health care.
What Is Male Pelvic Cancer?
Male pelvic cancer is a type of cancer that can develop in any part of the pelvic area. There are many different types of cancers that can affect men in the pelvic area. Each type of cancer has its own symptoms and treatments.
What Are the Types of Male Pelvic Cancer?
There are many different types of cancers that can affect males in the pelvic region. Below are the different types of pelvic cancers and their associated symptoms.
Anal cancer is sometimes mistaken for other conditions, such as piles and anal fissures. The list below highlights some of the symptoms of anal cancer.
- Pain and itching around the anus.
- Bleeding or mucus discharge from your rectum
- Small lumps around the anus
- Bowel incontinence
Urinary Bladder Cancer
Bladder cancers develop on the lining of the bladder. This causes many symptoms that involve urination. Listed below are some of the symptoms of bladder cancer.
- Frequent need to urinate
- Sudden urge to urinate
- Blood in the urine
- Burning sensations when urinating
- Pelvic bone pain
Bowel cancer is also known as colon cancer or rectal cancer. Bowel cancer is the most common type of cancer. Listed below are some of the symptoms of bowel cancer.
- Blood in your feces
- Frequent passing of stools, with diarrhea
- Abdominal pain, discomfort, and bloating
Although these symptoms are shared with other conditions, if they become persistent, they should be diagnosed professionally.
Penile cancer is very rare, and the symptoms are easy to identify. Some of the symptoms of penile cancer are listed below.
- Sores or growths on the penis that don’t heal after 4 weeks
- Smelly discharge
- Bleeding from the penis or foreskin
- Thickened skin on the penis or foreskin
- Penis rash
- Changes in the color of the penis or foreskin
These symptoms are also linked to other conditions, so it’s crucial that you see a healthcare professional for a proper diagnosis.
Prostate gland cancer is the most common type of cancer in males. Some of the common symptoms of prostate cancer are listed below.
- Frequent and urgent need to urinate
- Difficulties urinating
- Weak urine flow
- Feelings of bladder fullness
Renal Pelvis and Ureter Cancer
Ureteral and renal pelvic cancer develops when abnormal cells in your ureters or renal pelvis (hollow part of your kidneys) multiply rapidly and form a tumor. This is not the same as renal cell carcinoma, which is a type of kidney cancer. Some of the symptoms associated with renal pelvis and ureter cancer are listed below.
- Dark urine
- Urinary frequency and urgency
- Pain or burning sensations when urinating
- Urinary hesitancy
- Blood or blood clots in urine
- Unintended weight loss
- Abdominal or back pain
- Pain at the junction of your spine and ribs
Testicular cancer is a well-known cancer. Some of the symptoms of testicular cancer are listed below.
- A lump on the testicle
- A dull ache in the testicles
- A feeling of heaviness in the testicles
How to Treat a Pelvic Tumor (Male)
The exact treatment for a pelvic tumor in men will depend on various factors, including where the tumor is, whether or not it’s cancerous, and how advanced it is. The following list mentions some of the treatments available for pelvic tumors.
- Removal of the tumor
- Removal of the affected organ
- Radiation therapy
- Hormone therapy
Getting Help for Your Male Pelvic Tumor
The team at Urology of Greater Atlanta specializes in diagnosing male kidney cancer symptoms and providing treatments for a number of cancers in the pelvic region. Call one of our offices in Georgia today or make an appointment online to regain the peace of mind that you deserve!