Frequently Asked Questions
1. How common is prostate cancer?
Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in America, affecting 1 in 6 men. It is estimated that there are more than 2.5 million American men currently living with Prostate cancer.

2. What are the symptoms of prostate cancer?
  • Difficulty in starting urination or holding back urine
  • Weak or interrupted flow of urine
  • Increased frequency, urgency, sense of incomplete voiding
  • Painful or burning cialisfrance24.com urination
  • Blood in the urine or semen
  • Frequent pain or stiffness in the lower back, hips or upper thighs

3. Should I get screened for prostate cancer?
Medical experts recommend prostate cancer screening to all men over the age of 50, or to younger men who are at higher risk for prostate cancer, as no specific symptoms are witnessed in the early stages of prostate cancer.

4. Is prostate cancer curable?
As with all cancers, "cure" rates for prostate cancer describe the percentage of patients likely remaining disease-free for a specific time. If prostate cancer is detected in the local and regional stages, the cure rate for prostate cancer is very high—nearly 100% of men diagnosed at this stage will be disease-free.

5. Can prostate cancer be prevented?
There is no known way of preventing prostate cancer, and research has not found any reliable evidence that any particular diet or change in lifestyle can reduce the risk of getting it.

6. What is the treatment?
Depending on the disease progression, treatment can vary from hormonal therapy, Surgery, Radiation, Chemotherapy, or "watchful waiting."
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