7 doctors weighed in:
Can a man survive prostate cancer?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Terence Chapman
Urology - Oncology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Most men with screen-detected prostate cancer will not die of their disease.
Age at diagnosis is probably the most important factor in this prediction (ie, life expectancy). Some men with high grade prostate cancers may be diagnosed with advanced disease or may progress to advanced stages despite treatment. These men are at greatest risk of death, but fortunately represent a minority of cases.

In brief: Yes
Most men with screen-detected prostate cancer will not die of their disease.
Age at diagnosis is probably the most important factor in this prediction (ie, life expectancy). Some men with high grade prostate cancers may be diagnosed with advanced disease or may progress to advanced stages despite treatment. These men are at greatest risk of death, but fortunately represent a minority of cases.
Dr. Terence Chapman
Dr. Terence Chapman
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
About 18% of men are eventually diagnosed with prostate cancer, but the incidence is even greater- by the time men reach their 70's the majority may have prostate cancer. Yet only 3% of men die from prostate cancer (this is still a lot of men).
Thus, the vast majority of men who develop prostate cancer do not die from it. 92% of men diagnosed with prostate cancer survive at least 10 years.

In brief: Yes
About 18% of men are eventually diagnosed with prostate cancer, but the incidence is even greater- by the time men reach their 70's the majority may have prostate cancer. Yet only 3% of men die from prostate cancer (this is still a lot of men).
Thus, the vast majority of men who develop prostate cancer do not die from it. 92% of men diagnosed with prostate cancer survive at least 10 years.
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
With early detection, treatment, and close follow-up, one can definitely survive prostate cancer.
It depends on the stage (extent) of the cancer, the overall health of the individual, and the response to treatment.

In brief: Yes
With early detection, treatment, and close follow-up, one can definitely survive prostate cancer.
It depends on the stage (extent) of the cancer, the overall health of the individual, and the response to treatment.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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In brief: Yes
1 in 6 get it only 1 in 40 will die 100 % 5 year survival with localized disease and no treatment.

In brief: Yes
1 in 6 get it only 1 in 40 will die 100 % 5 year survival with localized disease and no treatment.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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