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What is the cancer of prostate?

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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Urology 28 years experience
Adenocarcinoma: The most common type of prostate cancer is called adenocarcinoma. It is a malignant tumor of the prostate that can have varying degrees of aggresiveness. The more aggressive the tumor, the more likely it will spread and metastasize.
Dr. Michael Wolff
Dr. Michael Wolff commented
undefined 39 years experience
There are approximately 30,000 deaths from prostate cancer yearly in the USA.
Jul 21, 2012
Dr. James Gulley
Hematology and Oncology 27 years experience
It is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and the second most common cause of cancer related death in the United States.
Sep 1, 2012
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 48 years experience
Most organs : Are composed of epithelial tissues made from cells. Cells can acquire traits of primitive cells, and disobey rules of growth regulation, and remaining where they belong, so they grow and travel. The prostate functions to make seminal fluid, and its cells are adenomatous. The cancers occur as we age, some behave indolently, few are aggressive and can kill.

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