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Summary of prostate cancer

  • Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men and the number one cancer killer in men.
  • Every man is at risk for prostate cancer.
  • Risk for prostate cancer increases with age.
  • Other, non-malignant conditions may cause symptoms similar to prostate cancer.
  • Screening tests are available for prostate cancer, eventhough their results may not be conclusive.
  • Treatment for prostate cancer varies depending upon the age and general health of the patient and whether the cancer has spread to other parts of the body.

Cancer terms:
Carcinoma: A subtype of cancer that develops from tissues covering or lining organs or glands of the body, such as skin, colon, lung, or breast. Most of the cancers are carcinomas. Some cancers that arise from connective tissues like bone are called sarcomas. Cancer arising from the white blood cells are called leukemia. See cancer terms for more cancer related terms. Summary of prostate cancer

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