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In the early stages, prostate cancer often causes no symptoms for many years. As a matter of fact, these cancers frequently are first detected by an...
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Screening tests are those that are done at regular intervals to detect a disease such as prostate cancer at an early stage. If the result of a...
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Prostate cancer is diagnosed from the results of a biopsy of the prostate gland. If the digital rectal exam of the prostate or the PSA blood test is...
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Cancer cells are exquisitely sensitive, and in fact stimulated to grow by testosterone. So before a man is put on testosterone therapy, it’s...
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The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system that produces the majority of fluid that makes up the semen, the thick fluid that carries...
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Prostate cancer affects mainly older men. Four out of five cases are diagnosed in men over 65, but less than 1% in men under 50. Though rare...
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Prostate cancer usually doesn't cause symptoms in its early stages. When there are symptoms, they may include:Having difficulty starting your urine...
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Prostate cancer may not cause noticeable symptoms. Possible symptoms of locally advancedprostatecancer are:Having difficulty starting your urine...
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Frequent ejaculations, especially in 20-something men, may reduce the risk of prostate cancer later in life, Australian researchers reported in the...
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No, prostate cancer is not contagious, through sexual activity or otherwise. If someone that you care about has prostate cancer, they will need your...
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The cause of prostate cancer is unknown, but the cancer is not thought to be related to benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). The risk (predisposing)...
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The male (androgenic) hormone is called testosterone. It stimulates the growth of cancerous prostatic cells and, therefore, is the primary fuel for...
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The goal of radiotherapy is to damage the cancer cells and stop their growth or kill them. This works because the rapidly dividing (reproducing)...
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Locally advanced and metastatic prostate cancer are diagnosed through physical exams and tests, including: A digital rectal exam, in which the doctor...
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... Traditionally, it was felt that testosterone (T) replacement in men who had low T (called "hypogonadism") would increase the risk...
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