Cancer has become one of the feared medical conditions in the world. People in the United States are losing their lives despite the numerous advancements that doctors have made in the medical field. This disease has not spared the young and the old. The disease can only be cured correctly when it has been discovered in the initial stages. The complicated medical condition has not spared some of the most influential people in the country too. Just recently, Mitt Romney, an influential politician in the US announced to the world that he had to receive some prostate surgery. According to the politician, he had observed a growing tumor that was giving him sleepless nights. Making his health a public affair has shown that he will be running for the Senatorial position in Utah. This seat will soon be vacant after Orrin Hatch leaves office.
Several doctors carried the successful medical operation. Dr. Thomas Ahlering who is based at the prestigious UC Irvine Hospital found in California played the most important role. For the politician, the prognosis was good, and he joined millions of men who were diagnosed with prostate cancer last year. The medical professionals in the oncology have estimated that the number of cancer patients will increase significantly in the New Year.
According to Dr. David Samadi, one of the top oncology experts in the globe, prostate cancer is very common among the older men in the society. After serving as a doctor for a long time, the businessman has realized that six out of ten of the men living with the medical condition are sixty-five years or even older. Prostate cancer is very rare in men who have not yet turned forty years. Medical experts have realized that the average time for most men is sixty-six. Romney had just turned seventy when he was diagnosed with the disease.
David Samadi has treated several influential people who have been discovered to have cancer. According to a recent interview, several politicians have undergone successful surgeries for prostate cancer. For instance, a former secretary of state, known as Colin Powel had to undergo surgery that he could get rid of a prostate gland. People who are getting the disease do not have to worry about their cure anymore. David Samadi has proven to have all the skills needed in the department, patients who have received his treatment have managed to live a normal life.