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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Healthy Lifestyles: Prostate cancer is quite common in males >70 years but it is rarely of any consequence because an average patient with prostate cancer lives for&gt ... Read More

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Surgery/Radiation: The 2 main forms of curative treatment for prostate cancer is radical surgery or some form of radiation therapy. There is also cryotherapy which is fr ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew McCullough
43 years experience Urology
It depends: Not all prostate cancer needs to be treated. Some prostate cancer is verrrrry slow growing and can be watched. We are constantly learning more about ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Porch
40 years experience General Practice
Biopsy: Normally to diagnose prostate cancer, a man needs to undergo a prostate ultrasound with a ultrasound guided prostate biopsy to make the diagnosis.
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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Prostate biopsy: The only method to diagnose prostate cancer is with a prostate biopsy. All x-ray studies such as ct scans, mri, or ultrasound are ineffective.
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
34 years experience Urology
Depends: There is no single answer to your question. Prostate cancer is treated based on many factors including one's health, life expectancy, degree of prost ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Noga
34 years experience Medical Oncology
DR can help: It is difficult on your own to decide this. Certainly being male and over the age of 50 naturally increased your risk. However, your doctor can review ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
35 years experience Medical Oncology
We could try...: ...but would fall way short of the good explanation you deserve because of the 400 character limit. I suggest you check the American Cancer Society (c ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jekwon Yeh
13 years experience Radiation Oncology
Stage 4: When it travels to the bones or any other distant organ site.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Medical examination,: To make a diagnosis of any medical disease, we take history for any symptoms bothering the patient, do a physical examination of the areas of concern ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Uma Swamy
Dr. Uma Swamy answered
16 years experience Radiation Oncology
Biopsy: Generally, biopsy is the best way. But there can be other clues including a rising psa etc. Here is a good overview on prostate cancer and diagnosis. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Varies: Prostate cancer may have no symptoms at all. This is a good reason for men over 50 to be screened for prostate cancer. Depending on size and spread ... Read More
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