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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

Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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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Dr. Tanya Russo
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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


Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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Prostate Cancer (Definition)

The second most common cancer after skin cancer ...Read more