Prostate Cancer

What is prostate cancer?

Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. Prostate cancer begins in the cells of the prostate. The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system. It lies just below the bladder. It makes fluid that is part of semen.

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. It often grows very slowly. If it does not spread to other parts of the body, it may not cause serious problems. But sometimes prostate cancer can grow quickly and spread to other parts of the body. This kind of prostate cancer is serious.

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  1. Prostate Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is prostate cancer? Cancer is a disease in which cells in the body grow out of control. Prostate cancer begins in the cells of the prostate. The ...
  2. Prostate Cancer Screening (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... and how serious it may be. What is prostate cancer screening? Prostate cancer screening looks for signs of cancer in the ... It makes fluid that is part of semen. Prostate cancer is most common in people over age 50. ...
  3. ... present it is not clear if screening for prostate cancer is helpful for most men. For this reason, ... with your health care provider before having a prostate cancer screening.
  4. Prostate cancer is a common disease that affects men, usually in middle age or later. In this disorder, certain cells in the prostate become abnormal, multiply ...
  5. ... uses very cold temperatures to freeze and kill prostate cancer cells. The goal of cryosurgery is to destroy ... generally not used as a first treatment for prostate cancer.
  6. Hormone therapy for prostate cancer uses surgery or drugs to lower the levels of male sex hormones in a man's body. This helps slow ...
  7. Prostate cancer is diagnosed after a biopsy . One or more tissue samples are taken from the prostate and ... Gleason grading system refers to how abnormal your prostate cancer cells look and how likely the cancer is ...
  8. ... following organizations are good resources for information on prostate cancer : American Cancer Society -- www.cancer.org/cancer/prostate- ...
  9. Prostate Cancer Foundation (Prostate Cancer Foundation)  
    ... First-in-Class Radioligand Therapy Approved for Advanced Prostate Cancer Read More PCF Announces The Acquisition Of Urotoday. ... Jabbar encourages men to know their risks for prostate cancer Take it from Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Prostate ...
  10. Prostate cancer is cancer that starts in the prostate gland. The prostate is a small, walnut-shaped structure ... Prostate cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer in men over age 75. Prostate cancer ...
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