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Is It Uncommon To Have Prostate Cancer Go Undetected For Several Years
No: It is not unusual for prostate cancer to go undetected for years, especially if the patient is not undergoing a yearly routine physical examination. This is because it is usually a slow growing tumor. At the early stages of prostate cancer, there are generally no to mild urinary symptoms. At more advanced stages of prostate cancer, one will experience more urinary issues and body pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Risk of prostate cancer and prescription for 69 yearold with enlarged prostate and psa going from 2 to 4 in last two years?
Other factors: Am.UrolAss(AUA)&Nl.Comp.Ca.Netw(NCCN) say PSA velocity above 0.35ng/ml/yr should be biopsied.More recent data fr.Meml.Sl.Kett.(MSKCC):using those guidelines caused many unnecessary biopsies.Univ.ofCA Dr.Peter Carroll:PSA vel.is only a factor. Other factors to be considered:DRE,family hist..Space limited,so please talk to your urologist. See: www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/results/summary/2011/psa- ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it true that masturbating to much in the teenage years to mid 20s can put you at risk for prostate cancer?
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
Do prostate cancer victims usually choose not to get treatment if they are very old, like over 90 years old?
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
Erectile Dysfunction: I understand your concern for lack of libido after prostate cancer treatment. your sex life isn’t just about having sex.it involves how you feel about yourself and your sexuality. And how you feel about your body, your desire to have sex and being touched and loved. Feel comfortable about your sexuality at this time, and talk freely with your partner about emotional, physical and sexual intimacy ...Read more
Years ago, a scientific paper suggested that flaxseed or flaxseed oil should not be consumed by men at risk for prostate cancer. What is recommended?
Flaxseed & prostate : Studies about prostate cancer & flaxseed -- a rich source of the omega-3 fatty acid ala -- are confusing. At university of maryland medical center, some men who took flaxseed with a low-fat diet had slower prostate tumor growth than men who didn't supplement. But mayo clinic reported an increased risk of prostate cancer in some men who took ala -- not specifically naming flax seed. ? To suggest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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