Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the development of cancer cells in the prostate gland (a gland that produces fluid for semen). It is very common cancer in men.
Causes
  • Age – the incidence of prostate cancer increases steadily as men grow older.
  • Family history.
  • Diet – more intake of dietary carb and fat.
Symptoms
  • Having to rush to the toilet to pass the urine
  • Passing urine more often than usual, especially at night
  • Difficulty in passing urine, including straining to pass it or stopping and starting
  • Pain when passing urine
  • Blood in the urine or semen.
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Treatment
  • Expectant management (watchful waiting) or active surveillance.
  • Surgery.
  • Radiation therapy.
  • Cryosurgery (cryotherapy).
  • Hormone therapy.
  • Chemotherapy.
  • Vaccine therapy.
  • Bone-directed treatment.