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How does prostate cancer kill a patient?
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In brief: What is Cancer?
Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of a part of the body, with the potential for spread locally or to distant locations, causing dysfunction or organ failure and, ultimately, death.
Any cancer increases the risk for blood clots, which can flow to the lungs and kill a patient (pulmonary embolism). Cancers tend to deprive a patient of nutrients, damaging the immune system, increasing infection risk.

In brief: What is Cancer?
Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of a part of the body, with the potential for spread locally or to distant locations, causing dysfunction or organ failure and, ultimately, death.
Any cancer increases the risk for blood clots, which can flow to the lungs and kill a patient (pulmonary embolism). Cancers tend to deprive a patient of nutrients, damaging the immune system, increasing infection risk.
Dr. Robert Donato
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In brief: Different effects
Prostate cancer, like most cancers, kill patients by varoius methods.
Specifically for prostate cancer, a leading cause of mortality is bone metstasis which typically leads to fractures and possible surgery. Other causes inlcude, bleeding, kidney failure from urinary obstruction, and malnutrition.

In brief: Different effects
Prostate cancer, like most cancers, kill patients by varoius methods.
Specifically for prostate cancer, a leading cause of mortality is bone metstasis which typically leads to fractures and possible surgery. Other causes inlcude, bleeding, kidney failure from urinary obstruction, and malnutrition.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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