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A 46-year-old member asked:

Where does the prostate cancer spread on our body?

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Dr. Jason Beasley
Family Medicine 20 years experience
It depends: Not all prostate cancer behaves the same way. However, it can spread to lymph nodes, bones, liver, lungs and brain.
Dr. Kenneth Pienta
Hematology and Oncology 35 years experience
Prostate cancer most commonly spreads to the bones and lymph nodes
Nov 20, 2011
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 27 years experience
Several areas: Prostate cancer tends to spread over time if left untreated and if it is an aggressive form of the cancer. It tends to spread to local lymph nodes, bones, and surround organs such as the bladder and rectum.
Dr. James Lin
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Bones, LN, lungs...: Clinically, spreading to bones - spines, pelvic bone, hips, ribs is most common & more than to lungs and regional lymph nodes since bony metastasis is more prone to induce symptoms leading to early detection. Besides, all testing for metastasis is highly insensitive at its early phase of spreading and the cancers spreading to new sites may take weeks, months, & even decades to grow & be detectable

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A 40-year-old member asked:

Where is prostate cancer commonly spread to?

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Dr. Phillip Porch
General Practice 40 years experience
Bones and lymph node: Prostate cancer typically spreads to the pelvic lymph nodes or into bones, particularly he spine.
A 43-year-old member asked:

What is the likelihood of prostate cancer spreading?

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Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 16 years experience
Highly variable. : Chance of spread depends the aggressiveness the tumor. Many factors are taken into consideration to predict the risk of spread, but one of the most important comes from the biopsy: the gleason sum (gs). Data from johns hopkins recently showed that a gs 6 almost never metastasized, while gs 8-10 represented high-risk disease. Below are prediction tools, or nomograms, which can help assess risk.
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Urology 16 years experience
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May 22, 2013
Dr. James Lin
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To take a glimpse of PSA and prostate cancer story, please peruse articles listed in http://formefirst.com/FreeInfoProstate.html. Best.
Jun 3, 2016

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