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What is the life expectancy for a 65 year old with metastic prostate cancer in the bones lungs and liver. The doctors have stopped all cancer treatmen?

What is the life expectancy for a 65 year old with metastic prostate cancer in the bones lungs and liver. The doctors have stopped all cancer treatmen?

Radical Remission: Is the name of a book by Kelly Turner. She investigated the cases of people who had dire prognoses and yet lived long beyond them. It might be worth a read for the situation you mention. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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


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What are the signs for prostate cancer?

Dr. Que Chu Dr. Chu
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What are the signs for prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer: Most men with early stage prostate cancer have no symtoms attribute to cancer. Urine frequency, urgency, nocturia, hesitancy usually related to benign prostate hypertrophy (BPH) Diagnosis of prostate cancer is usually made by digital rectal examination and/or PSA screening. If digital examination is suspicious patient is recommended for further testing (ultrasound, biosy etc)
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I'm 50 yrs old what are signs I have prostate cancer?

I'm 50 yrs old what are signs I have prostate cancer?

Here are some. ..: Please refer the answer to that for "What are symtoms of prostate cancer at 50 yrs old? " at http://formefirst. Com/FreeInfoProstate. Html, http://formefirst. Com/NewAUAPSA. Html, and http://formefirst. Com/ProstateCancer. Html. ...Read more

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Does anyone know the first signs of prostate cancer?

Does anyone know the first signs of prostate cancer?

It varies: Prostate cancer is often silent and is typically picked up on a screening blood test called psa. Sometimes patients have urinary symptoms which may include frequent urination or blood in the urine. Some patients have back or pelvic pain which may be indicative of more advanced cancer. ...Read more

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Are there any signs that might indicate a man has prostate cancer?

Are there any signs that might indicate a man has prostate cancer?

Sometimes: Sometimes you can have urinary frequency, urgency, nocturia, hesitancy, and inability to pee. Symptoms are caused by prostate enlargement not necessarily by the cancer. Blood in urine or sperm. Pain in prostate or in bones. The only way to know is to have an exam and testing. ...Read more

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What are the major causes of prostate cancer in men and early warning signs?

What are the major causes of prostate cancer in men and early warning signs?

Genetics: There are few, if any, behavioral or environmental risk factors for prostate cancer. Sadly there are also few, if any, early symptoms of prostate cancer. Your best bet is annual screening with prostate exams and psa. ...Read more

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Might any of the symptoms suggesting prostate cancer be a sign of something else in your body?

Might any of the symptoms suggesting prostate cancer be a sign of something else in your body?

Frankly,: Bladder outlet obstruction is more common in benign prostatic hypertrophy than cancer, and prosca can be silent. No family hx, no symptoms, many advise steering away from psa screening due to over diagnoisis and harms from rx, but identifying curable prosca at an early stage is a reason to be checked. ...Read more

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What is the diagnosis method for prostate cancer and what are some signs or symptoms of prostate cancer?

What is the diagnosis method for prostate cancer and what are some signs or symptoms of prostate cancer?

See details: Prostate cancer is diagnosed by the biopsy of the prostate. The value and use of the psa blood test is one of the greatest controversies in medicine. There may be no symptoms. If the prostate is enlarged there may be changes in the urinary stream or going more frequently. ...Read more

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Signs of prostate cancer? Will it show up in the pas test if you have it?

Signs of prostate cancer? Will it show up in the pas test if you have it?

Not unless iate: Prostate cancer causes no symptoms early in its course and is usually picked up by biopsy prompted by abnormal rectal exam or elevated psa or accelerated psa. Abnormalities of psa and rectal exam do not prove cancer, but often lead to biopsy which is definitive test. ...Read more

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What are signs & symptoms of prostate cancer father had prostate and bladder cancer

What are signs & symptoms of prostate cancer father had prostate and bladder cancer

Sx of Prostate Cance: Many prostate cancers produce no noticeable signs and symptoms until late in their course. A psa or other lab test can serve as a useful screen, but imaging and tissue sampling biopsy studies are required, as is a thorough physical exam. It would be best to consult a urologist. ...Read more

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Pink blood occasionally coming out of my bowl to underpant (2-4ml). is it a sign of bowl cancer? I had prostate cancer and tested PSA its 0.2. thot?

Pink blood occasionally coming out of my bowl to underpant (2-4ml). is it a sign of bowl cancer? I had prostate cancer and tested PSA its 0.2. thot?

Hemorrhoids: Likely not. The causes include hemorrhoids, anal fissure, which are common being conditions. Anal fissure causes pain after defecation. The possibility of a neoplasm or cancer in the anus or rectum needs to be entertained. To start, an ano rectal exam is needed. Followed by an endoscopic evaluation. Of course being anemic, goes with cancer. Angiodysplasia or fragile vessels may be causative too ...Read more

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What are signs& symptoms of prostate cancer father has history of prostate& bladder ca

What are signs& symptoms of prostate cancer father has history of prostate& bladder ca

Sx of Prostate Cance: Many prostate cancers produce no noticeable signs and symptoms until late in their course. A psa or other lab test can serve as a useful screen, but imaging and tissue sampling biopsy studies are required, as is a thorough physical exam. It would be best to consult a urologist. ...Read more

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I had weird symptoms went to er, the doc did a quik chek for prostate cancer if it hurt way too much is that a sign I have it? He was unsure

I had weird symptoms went to er, the doc did a quik chek for prostate cancer if it hurt way too much is that a sign I have it? He was unsure

Unlikely: Too difficult to answer your question based on your question. But generally pelvic pain is not a presenting symptom of prostate cancer. At your age of 26, it is unlikely that you fit the risk profile. Please read the link below by the american cancer society for further information. Http://m.cancer. Org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-risk-factors. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of bone cancer, from spread of prostate cancer. Pain in lower body bone, or upper and lower body bone? What would be 1st sign?

What are the symptoms of bone cancer, from spread of prostate cancer. Pain in lower body bone, or upper and lower body bone? What would be 1st sign?

Prostate cancer: Prostate cancer that has spread often metastasizes to bones especially backbone. As part of evaluation for high grade prostate cancer, your urologist or oncologist may recommend bone scan to look for evidence of spread before you develop pain. If you're already having bone pain, regardless of site, go see your doc immediately. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a large lump on the bottom of my scrotum. Is this a common sign of prostate cancer?

I have a large lump on the bottom of my scrotum. Is this a common sign of prostate cancer?

No: Most of the time, here are no external signs of prostate cancer. This could be skin related, testicular related but unlikely to be due to prostate cancer. ...Read more

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I have psa 6.5 also sharp to severe anal pain not due back to hospital for a month, is this a sign of prostate cancer. Age 50?

I have psa 6.5 also sharp to severe anal pain not due back to hospital for a month, is this a sign of prostate cancer. Age 50?

Possibly: Call your urologist or consult one if U don't have one. U probably need to repeat PSA to confirm, because can be elevated following a rectal examination or with prostatitis. Might need prostate biopsies if still elevated. ...Read more

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Hello my husband is only 38 and is a truck driver who has bee experiencing blood in stool should that b a sign of prostate cancer?

Hello my husband is only 38 and is a truck driver who has bee experiencing blood in stool should that b a sign of prostate cancer?

Get evaluated: Blood in the stool can be due to bleeding hemorrhoids or a small tear from passing a large stool. His sitting for a living with little exercise is a risk for constipation. Blood in stools is also a possible sign of colon cancer. I recommend he be evaluated to determine the cause of his symptoms. Prostate cancer can be evaluated by blood test and exam. ...Read more

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Can a 24 yrs old male get prostate cancer? Was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 1 month for prostatitis, now stopped. Burning in urine and ejaculating on perineum area.

Can a 24 yrs old male get prostate cancer? Was on cipro (ciprofloxacin) for 1 month for prostatitis, now stopped. Burning in urine and ejaculating on perineum area.

24 yo men: Do not get prostate cancer. You could have persistent prostatitis. I'm confused about perineal ejacaulate if you do not have perineal urination as well. You need to see a urologist that can examine external genitalia, perineum, rectum and cystourethroscopy. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of prostate cancer and how it can be treated? Does it has effect on your daily life if your prostate in removed?

What are the symptoms of prostate cancer and how it can be treated? Does it has effect on your daily life if your prostate in removed?

Initial stages none: Initial stages prostate cancer will not have any symptoms, symptoms appear with spread to bone as bone pains etc, or urinary obstruction. With current techniques, will not affect daily life in most of the time, . Surgery may cause erectile dysfunction, will not have normal ejaculation.. ...Read more

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Will early detection of prostate cancer save my life?

Will early detection of prostate cancer save my life?

This week: Ian thompson posted long term effects of the prostate prevention trial in the nejm. It showed that there was "no difference" in 15 year survival between the group "treated" with Proscar (finasteride) and those observed. If you are 42, have a new diagnosis of prosca, one still can opt for treat or observe, watch & wait, depending on "findings" (psa, gleason sum, etc). So, early DX may be a boon, or lead to harm. ...Read more

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How much time can your life with stage 4 prostate cancer?

How much time can your life with stage 4 prostate cancer?

30%: With prostate cancer that has spread to lymph nodes, bones or other organs the 5 year survival rate is about 30%. ...Read more

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What would the life expectancy with prostate cancer that has metastise to the bones be?

Advanced Cancer: Once prostate cancer has spread to the bones, the prognosis becomes poorer. Treatment revolves around suppressing growth by decreasing testosterone. This hormone deprivation, however, only helps for a little while. Eventually the disease will progress. Other treatments are possible, but all in all only 1/3 men in this situation survive 5 years. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for patients with prostate cancer that has metastised to the bones?

Prostate cancer: Prostate cancer with bone metastasis with current therapies available most patients can survive 2 to 3 years on an average. Some of them can go on to 5 years (20%) chance. It is not a curative situation so treatments are considered palliative. ...Read more

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How will prostate cancer surgery affect my sexual life?

Significantly: It will change. Even if potency is preserved (70% in the best of hands), it will be dry. You need to look at all the options. Cancer doesn't help either. Decide with your partner what is best and go forward with faith! ...Read more

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Prostate cancer is around prostate and a little in the rectum. Is that treatable? What should we expect? Life expectancy?

Prostate cancer is around prostate and a little in the rectum. Is that treatable? What should we expect? Life expectancy?

Treatable: prostate cancer remains very treatable when confined to soft tissue. Once it metastasizes to bone, it is painful and harder to control. If not in bone, easily 5-10 years. ...Read more

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I masturbate all day long where it’s disrupting my life, but I’m afraid to stop out of fear of getting prostate cancer! Is it safe to stop? Thanks.

I masturbate all day long where it’s disrupting my life, but I’m afraid to stop out of fear of getting prostate cancer! Is it safe to stop? Thanks.

So many myths: Prostate cancer is not caused by retaining sperm. The activity has no effect on whether you get it or not. You are fine to quit and have a normal productive life without this myth hanging over your head. Have a regular physical every couple years where they check your prostate and do a PSA test, that's all you need to do. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy of a person with multiple bone metastases from prostate cancer?

What is the life expectancy of a person with multiple bone metastases from prostate cancer?

Can be years: These patients can survive years, depending on if they don't have other organ involvement also if they are responsive to hormone treatment. ...Read more

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Survival rate prostate cancer spreaded around and bone scan shows a little on left n right pelvic. Is it serious? Life expetancy? Serius should Worry?

Survival rate prostate cancer spreaded around and bone scan shows a little on left n right pelvic. Is it serious? Life expetancy? Serius should Worry?

Very Serious: Metastatic prostate cancer is a serious problem and according to a recent article by A Patrikidou, the median survival is 5.2 years. The good news is that in the last few years there have been several advances and new medications that should extend this. Treatment starts with hormones but sometimes radiation is needed if certain bones are involved. Typically your urologist will coordinate care. ...Read more

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If I have prostate cancer can have sex and and if they block hormone haw can I have libido and erction or no more sex in my life

If I have prostate cancer can have sex and and if they block hormone haw can I have libido and erction or no more sex in my life

Urologist: Prostate cancer, by itself is no contraindication to sex and you can have it as much as you desire and are capable of. Hormone treatment will affect your sex life but it does not have to disappear. Please discuss the various options with your urologist. ...Read more

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What is prostate cancer?

The new growth of. .: Cancer is a new growth of any tissues in any organs of the body, but can in time spread to other parts of the body from its originating site, and eventually can kill the patients; so is the cancer of the prostate. However, cancer doesn't equate to death because every kind of cancer has its uniqueness of growth.

More? To www. Webmd. Com or www. Formefirst. Com. ...Read more

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Causes of prostate cancer?

Causes of prostate cancer?

Three Main Things: At this time, there are no known direct causes for prostate cancer. Three factors are known. As men age, the risk for prostate cancer increases. Race also plays a role in risk (aa > whites > asians). Men with a primary relative (father, brother) are at the most increased risk for developing the disease. At 40, a rectal exam and psa blood test are the best way to start screening. ...Read more

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Symtoms of prostate cancer?

Symtoms of prostate cancer?

Asymptomatic: Prostate cancer at its early stages is generally without symptoms or warning signs. As prostate cancer grows, it may cause urinary obstructive symptoms. In advanced stages with bone metastasis it may present with bone pain. ...Read more

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Symptoms of prostate cancer?

Symptoms of prostate cancer?

Varies.: Some people with prostate cancer may not have any symptoms and are found with a prostate nodule on routine examination or have blood work that shows a high psa level. The screening recommendations for prostate cancer are debated/controversial, so have a discussion with your doctor. Your doctor can discuss the risks and benefits of screening. ...Read more

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What causes prostate cancer?

Dr. Que Chu Dr. Chu
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What causes prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer: In brief, we do not know what cause prostate cancer but researchers found some risk factors that may lead to prostate cancer such as inherited DNA mutation of certain genes cause about 5% to 10% of prostate cancer and acquired DNA mutation of some genes also a risk factor and high level of some hormone such as testosterone or insulin-like growth factor-1 also is a risk factor for prostate cancer ...Read more

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What causes prostate cancer?

What causes prostate cancer?

Here are some...: Every disease is a process of lifelong making of combining unmodifiable genetic factors & modifiable lifestyle over time, leading to altering cellular stability resulting in mutation. However the exact causes are still unclear although sex hormonal and nutritional imbalance has been speculated. More? Ask urologists timely. ...Read more

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Can prostate cancer be cured?

Can prostate cancer be cured?

Yes: It often is, especially if it's low-grade and localized. ...Read more

Prostate (Definition)

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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Prostate Cancer (Definition)

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