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Prostate cancer

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
Dr. Leila Winganswered
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Varies.: Some people with prostate cancer may not have any symptoms and are found with a prostate nodule on routine examination or have blood work that shows a... Read More
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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology 35 years experience
Urine symptoms. : With usage of psa we find cancer often with no symptoms. However if symptoms occur they would be frequent urination, decreased urine flow or stream, ... Read More
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Dr. Chad Levitt
Radiation Oncology 24 years experience
Mostly none: Since a simple blood test and rectal exam pick up most prostate cancers before they are large or involved enough to cause symptoms, most prostate canc... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Yes: It often is, especially if it's low-grade and localized.
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Dr. David Schleimer
A Verified Doctoranswered
40 years experience
Yes: Prostate cancer can be cured by several methods: surgical excision, chemotherapy, radiation therapy... It all depends upon the presentation of the can... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 50 years experience
Absolutely!: And many or so non-agressive that no therapy is even given!
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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
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 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
No: Lucky for us - that is one kind of cancer we can't get. Only men have prostates.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Surgery/Radiation: The 2 main forms of treatment for prostate cancer include radical surgery or radiation therapy. Another less common form of treatment is cryotherapy, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Weber Chuang
Urology 27 years experience
Risk: Men with a family history of prostate cancer are at greater risk of developing prostate cancer themselves.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
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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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 29 years experience
Biopsy: Once a consideratoin is made for a diagnosis of prostate cancer, the next step is a prostate biopsy. This is an office procedure. This includes placem... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Yes: With early detection, treatment, and close follow-up, one can definitely survive prostate cancer. It depends on the stage (extent) of the cancer, the... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 66 years experience
Treat early: Prostate cancer best defined when patient is over 70 years of age. In many instances hormone control can manage lesion without surgery. If in the 50... Read More
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