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Prostate Cancer

Overview of Prostate Cancer:

Prostate cancer has been described as a form of malignant tumor in men underneath and close to the rectum in the prostate. It allows the majority of the semen which lies behind the bladder and covers the top of the urethra, the tube that holds urine. Prostate cancer is a common type of cancer in men. Prostate cancer begins when cells in the prostate gland start to grow out of control.

Sign and Symptoms of prostate cancer?

Difficulty in starting of urination or emptying your bladder.
Weak flow of urine.
Pain on ejaculation.
Difficulty getting or maintaining an erection.
When prostate is enlarged, pain or discomfort when sitting.
Weight loss.
Back pain.
Tiredness.
Prostate Cancer Diagnosis:

Several physical and clinical tests are done to diagnose prostate cancer. If patient have symptoms which indicate prostate cancer, doctor will ask about personal and family history. The test includes-blood Tests, DRE, PSA, urine test, Biopsy and other related test.

Prostate Cancer Types:

Prostate cancers are almost of adenocarcinomas. This type of cancer develops from gland cells.

Other type of prostate cancer includes:

Sarcomas
Small cell carcinomas
Neuroendocrine tumors
Transitional cell carcinomas
Treatment of Prostate cancer:

After detailed diagnosis and test, doctor will recommend treatment plan for patient. Treatment for prostate cancer is depends upon various factors-stage of cancer, type of cancer, age, family history, health condition.

Main treatment plan for prostate cancer includes:

1. Surgery: In early stage of prostate cancer or benign type of cancer surgery is recommended-Transurethral Resection of Prostate-TURP, Radical (open) prostatectomy, Robotic or laparoscopic prostatectomy.

A transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is surgery to remove parts of the prostate gland through the penis.
Radical prostatectomy is an operation to remove the prostate gland and tissues surrounding it. This usually includes the seminal vesicles and some nearby lymph nodes. Radical prostatectomy can cure prostate cancer in men whose cancer is limited to the prostate.
In a Robotic prostatectomy procedure, doctor use a robotic arm for precision surgery.
2. Radiation Therapy: In this treatment high powered radiation beams are used to kill or to target cancer cells.

3. Chemotherapy: Chemotherapy is the use of drug remove, kill, or damage cancer cells in a certain area, but chemo can work throughout the whole body.

4. Hormonal Therapy: Hormone therapy sometimes is recommended to stop production of male hormone testosterone. Prostate cancer cells rely on testosterone to help them grow.

How it works?

1.

Request for medicine

Patient who has serious problem request for medicine

 

2.

Drug Verify

Internal processing of drug verifications at GM Global

 

3.

Prescription

Recognizing best source for the specific prescription

 

4.

GDP Instruction

Import medicine under the GDP instruction

 

5.

QA check

Supply drugs to concerned healthcare provider after QA check

 

5.

QA check

Supply drugs to concerned healthcare provider after QA check

 

FAQ

A NPP provides access to post-approval drugs that are approved and commercially available in one or more country, other than the patient’s home country.

 

No. Companies are not required to provide their products through a formal NPP.

 

  • Dealing with unsolicited patient request for drug in an ethical and regulatory controlled manner
  • Providing exposure to, and experience with, company products to physicians in additional countries and build a larger KOL network and future advocates
  • Providing new products to patients who would move to commercial drug when it becomes available in these countries
  • Generating additional revenues in countries that allow you to charge for drugs supplied on a named patient basis

Companies can provide drug to patients in any country in which they have not yet received marketing approval. This includes countries in which a company plans to seek marketing approval, as well as those countries in which a company does not plan to seek marketing approval.

 
 

INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS

As a named patient medicines you may find yourself in the frightening position that you have a serious condition or illness and the treatment you need is not available in your home country. It is possible that the medicines are available outside your country and if your physician decides that these drugs would be suitable for the treatment of your illness, they then face the challenge of obtaining them for you. We help physicians across the world access medicines which are not approved or licensed in their country, but may be required to meet the special needs of an individual patient. The service we provide not only locates and supplies the required medicines but ensures that the physician has all the quality assurance and supporting clinical information they will need to safely prescribe it to you. If you are confronted with a situation where a drug is not available to you, talk to your physician or healthcare professional about Named Patient Program and ask them to contact us. We will then work directly with your physician to help them in patient access program and understand what options are available.

 

 

Drugs We Provide Under NPS

Drug Directory

Orphan Drugs

1.

Request for medicine

Patient who has serious problem request for medicine

 

2.

Drug Verify

Internal processing of drug verifications at GM Global

 

3.

Prescription

Recognizing best source for the specific prescription

 

4.

GDP Instruction

Import medicine under the GDP instruction

 

5.

QA check

Supply drugs to concerned healthcare provider after QA check

 

5.

QA check

Supply drugs to concerned healthcare provider after QA check

 

FAQ

A NPP provides access to post-approval drugs that are approved and commercially available in one or more country, other than the patient’s home country.

 

No. Companies are not required to provide their products through a formal NPP.

 

  • Dealing with unsolicited patient request for drug in an ethical and regulatory controlled manner
  • Providing exposure to, and experience with, company products to physicians in additional countries and build a larger KOL network and future advocates
  • Providing new products to patients who would move to commercial drug when it becomes available in these countries
  • Generating additional revenues in countries that allow you to charge for drugs supplied on a named patient basis

Companies can provide drug to patients in any country in which they have not yet received marketing approval. This includes countries in which a company plans to seek marketing approval, as well as those countries in which a company does not plan to seek marketing approval.

 
 

INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS

As a named patient medicines you may find yourself in the frightening position that you have a serious condition or illness and the treatment you need is not available in your home country. It is possible that the medicines are available outside your country and if your physician decides that these drugs would be suitable for the treatment of your illness, they then face the challenge of obtaining them for you. We help physicians across the world access medicines which are not approved or licensed in their country, but may be required to meet the special needs of an individual patient. The service we provide not only locates and supplies the required medicines but ensures that the physician has all the quality assurance and supporting clinical information they will need to safely prescribe it to you. If you are confronted with a situation where a drug is not available to you, talk to your physician or healthcare professional about Named Patient Program and ask them to contact us. We will then work directly with your physician to help them in patient access program and understand what options are available.