How common is prostate cancer in women?

Never. Women do not have a prostate gland and thus do not get prostate cancer.
It does not happen. As women do not have a prostate, they do not get prostate cancer.
NO PROSTATE. Women have plenty of other worries, thankfully an enlarged or ill prostate is not one of them, as this little gland only appears in men;however the skene glands around the female urethra are also known as the "female prostate".

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How common is prostate cancer among men in the united states?

Most common. It is the most common male cancer in the United States, excluding skin cancer. There is approximately 200, 000 new cases per year diagnosed. But fortunately, it is not the deadliest. Read more...
# 2 cacner in men. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in american men with approximately 200, 000 new cases per year. A man has a 1 in 6 risk of being diagnosed, but a 1 in 16 chance of dying from prostate cancer. Read more...
1/6. 1/6 get prostate cancer. Not everyone dies from the disease. Approximately 30, 000 die per year. Read more...

Can you please list the common causes of prostate cancer?

None. There are no specific causes for prostate cancer. There is a link to family history but no other specific causes have been clearly identified. Read more...
Not sure yet. Male, age, race and family history are important. I would add western lifestyle and metabolic syndrome. Essentially poor food choices and a sedentary lifestyle contribute to chronic disease incl prostate cancer, breast cancer, and colon cancer. Read more here: http://bit.Ly/m7imrk and here: http://bit.Ly/lqt2wd this is the acs page on prostate cancer: http://bit.Ly/m7ixt1. Read more...

Can a person with prostate cancer transmit any form of cancer to his partner (female or male)?

No. This is a common question i get from patients. There is no evidence whatsoever that this is possible. Read more...
Cancer. I can think of no cancer than is spread this way.....A virus like hpv can be spread and this can increase cancer risk.... Read more...

How is estrogen used to treat prostate cancer? I thought that was only found in women!

Not used. Estrogen used to be a treatment for prostate cancer many years ago but is no longer used to due increased side effects and complications. Newer agents are now used that are not estrogen based but are male hormone blockers. Read more...
Suppress testosteron. You are right, estrogen is a female hormone and is used to suppress production of the male hormone (testosterone) and has negative effect on prostate cancer cells. Read more...
Estrogen and pca. Years ago it was used to treat prostate ca but it has too many cardiac risks and is no longer used given other treatment options. Read more...

Is penile cancer as common as prostate cancer?

No. Penile cancer is very rare in the United States with only approximately 1300 new cases per year. In contrast, prostate cancer is the most common solid organ maligancy in american men. Read more...

If a woman has no prostate. Can her male children inherit gene from her that increases prostate cancer?

Prostate CA Genes. That's a very good question. The answer is likely yes because gene mutations are probably cause cancer and these mutations are not necessarily organ specific, like the brca gene mutation, which also is associated with a higher risk of prostate cancer. Read more...