Prostate Cancer

  • What is prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer is a form of cancer that develops in a small walnut-sized gland called the prostate gland. Prostate cancer could cause difficulty with urination, but in some cases, there are no symptoms at all.

  • What are the symptoms of prostate cancer?

The symptoms of prostate cancer are:

  1. Frequent urination
  2. Weak or interrupted urine flow
  3. The urge to urinate frequently at night
  4. Blood in the urine
  5. Blood in the seminal fluid
  6. New onset of erectile dysfunction
  7. Pain or burning during urination
  • What causes prostate cancer?

The main cause for prostate cancer is unclear. When some cells in your prostate become abnormal, it is the beginning of prostate cancer.

  • How is prostate cancer treated?

In cases where prostate cancer grows slowly, monitoring is recommended by the doctor. In the other types where the growth of prostate cancer is aggressive, radiation, surgery, hormone therapy, chemotherapy or other treatments are required.

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