Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the uncontrolled growth of cells in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system below the bladder. Early prostate cancer causes no symptoms. Abnormal growth... Wikipedia

  • Specialty:  Oncology, urology
  • Symptoms:  Typically none. Sometimes trouble urinating, erectile dysfunction, or pain in the back/pelvis.
  • Usual onset:  Age > 40
  • Risk factors:  Older age, family history, race
  • Diagnostic method:  PSA test followed by tissue biopsy
  • Differential diagnosis:  Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Treatment:  Active surveillance, prostatectomy, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, chemotherapy
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo
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