Prostate Cancer

What is Prostate Cancer

Cancer of the prostate

Most are slow growing and may not need treatment 

Risk factors include: increasing age, black ethnicity, family history and obesity

What are the symptoms of Prostate Cancer

Difficulty in passing urine

Passing urine more often

Low back pain

Blood in the urine

Weight loss


How do you diagnose Prostate Cancer

 Examination of the prostate 

PSA Blood test: prostate specific antigen levels 

 Biopsy of the prostate gland


How do you treat Prostate Cancer

Active Monitoring in most cases

 Medication (hormone treatments) 💊

 Surgery 🏨

 Chemotherapy/Radiotherapy 🏨


Why should I worry about Prostate Cancer

 Can spread to bones and other organs 

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