A 38-year-old member asked:
How typical is it for males under 30 to be diagnosed with prostate cancer?
2 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Urology 32 years experience
No: It is very rare for someone under the age of 30 to be diagnosed with prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is more common with advanced age. It has been estimated that 80% of 80 y/o men have prostate cancer, but these older men usually die from other causes.
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Urologic Oncology 10 years experience
Not likely: Average age of diagnosis for prostate cancer remains in the 60s, with extremely rare cases happening in the 30s.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
What is it like to be diagnosed with prostate cancer?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Urology 28 years experience
Depends: Like any other cancer, it depends on the stage of the cancer. If it is very early stage cancer, there are typically no symptoms at all. If it is late stage disease, then there may be symptoms such as bone pain, bloody urine, kidney from blockage, and difficulty with urination.
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