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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Cancer of prostate: Gland.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
24 years experience in Urology
Three Main Things: At this time, there are no known direct causes for prostate cancer. Three factors are known. As men age, the risk for prostate cancer increases. Ra ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Encarnacion
34 years experience in Medical Oncology
Non-specific: Autopsies of elderly men who die of multiple causes often discloses an occult prostate cancer, meaning that some cancers never cause any symptoms at a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience in Internal Medicine
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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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Huang
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Multifactorial: There is not a definitive cause of prostate cancer. However, there are many associated risk factors which include age, race, lifestyle, medications, ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Genetic changes.: Alterations in the dna of cells in the prostate gland lead to the development of prostate cancer. Many different kinds of genetic changes can occur. S ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Yes: It often is, especially if it's low-grade and localized.
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A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in 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
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Lucky for us - that is one kind of cancer we can't get. Only men have prostates.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience in Urology
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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