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Is It Possible To Have Prostate Cancer In Your 20s
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
Is it possible to have prostate cancer in the age of 26. I had gone for the psa test and psa level is 3.75. But doctor said no problem you live your ?
Very rare: It is possible but unlikely. The incidence of prostate cancer in patients under 50 is very low and usually found in patients with a strong family history. Psa can be elevatd due to other noncancer causes and is controversial as a screening tool. You should see a urologist to discuss further. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
PSA and exam: You can have a screening psa exam, a blood test which can indicate a higher risk of prostate cancer. But, please don't insult the health care professionals by being so flippant. Many times, the diagnosis of prostate cancer is just a finger tip away, and you should thank us for being willing to do it, not belittle us by your tasteless remark. If you do believe this is molestation, you need help. ...Read more
Is it true that masturbating to much in the teenage years to mid 20s can put you at risk for prostate cancer?
Rare, not impossible: Nothing is impossible 14 year old boys have a prostate, and any organ can get cancer it would be extremely rare and likely the source of a journal article in a patient that young, it would most likely be a rhabdomyosarcoma, not a traditional adenocarcinoma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Cancer of the prostate is unrelated to the spread of cancer thru body fluids. It is possible that an uncircumsized male can pass the HPV virus for squamous Ca but not thru semen. Prostate cancer has been associated with the MMTV virus entering the Wnt-1 gene which also occurs with breast cancer. As such in families with breast cancer the incidence of prostate cancer in the husband is highr ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After a radical prostatectomy is it possible to be diagnosed with prostate cancer? Is prostate cancer possible with no prostate present?
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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