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Is It Possible To Get Prostate Cancer No Matter How Old You Are
No: While i never like to say never, the chance of a teenager with prostate cancer is very close to zero. 20 to 30 years, 2% to 8% 31 to 40 years: 9% to 31% 41 to 50 years: 3% to 43% 51 to 60 years: 5% to 46% 61 to 70 years: 14% to 70% 71 to 80 years: 31% to 83% 81 to 90 years: 40% to 73%. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Can someone in their early 30's get prostate cancer? Or only happens in older males? (Asking for someone)
Prostate cancer: is very rare in young men. Anything is possible, but this is very unlikely. ...Read more
Prostate cancer: Is not diagnosed in people under 40, and rarely occurs under 30, and never in adolescence. Rhabdomyosarcomas occur in the gu tract in infants and children. Adolescents develop sexual maturity, secondary sexual characteristics and unfortunately learn about prostate function by experimentation before education. Few learn the difference between ejacualtion and orgasm even as adults. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
18 yrs old. Worried frequent ejaculation (once every 4-5 days or so) over a year or two may increase risk of prostate cancer? Should i get tested now?
Do prostate cancer victims usually choose not to get treatment if they are very old, like over 90 years old?
Does 25 years old man can get prostate cancer? And if prostate is removed then a man become father. Means fertile?
Unlikely twice: Unlikely some one 25 year old to get cancer of prostate , usual age is 40 + and incidence increases with age. It is unlikely to impregnate as after radical prostate surgery , will not have normal ejaculation, ( retrograde ) but there are other means to harvest sperm, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My father had prostate cancer 5 years ago when he was 52 (now free). I'm a 25 year old male. When should I get screenings for all types of cancer?
Screening Prostate : A good source for recommendations regarding screening is the american cancer society, cancer.Org. Guidelines for prostate cancer screening are controversial. The acs recommends that men at high risk, aa with 1st degree relatives diagnosed earlier than 65, should start discussing pros and cons of screening (psa and digital rectal exam) with their doctors starting at age 40. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
18 yrs old. Worried frequent masturbation (once every 4-5 days or so) over a year or two may increase risk of prostate cancer? Should i get tested?
What to do if I'm a 58 year old man with prostate cancer , I'm undergoing radiation treatment and lupron (leuprolide) ,i get hot flashe?
Side effect: The most common side effect of Lupron (leuprolide) is hot flashes. Unfortunately there is not much to do about it. The good news is that Lupron (leuprolide) is stopping your prostate cancer from being active. Lupron (leuprolide) in addition to radiation has been shown to work better than radiation alone for some patients with prostate cancer. ...Read more
Cancer is a new growth of any tissue with an ability to spread - metastasize - along blood vessels and lymphatic channels to near or far sites of the body with never-ending aggressiveness until the host succumbs to death by it or other related problems. Prostate cancer is one of them ranked as #2 cancer (after skin cancer) and & #2 cancer death (after lung cancer). 1 in 6-7 men in ...Read more
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
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