Prostate Cancer By: Naseem Harrison

Cancer is a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cell in a part of the body.

Prostate Cancer generally affects the bladder

The symptoms are trouble urinating, decreased force in stream of urine, blood in semen or urine, and bone pain

To prevent prostate cancer you should maintain your weight, choose a low-fat diet, exercise, and talk to your doctor.

Besides skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. Its about 162,000 new cases and 27,000 deaths from prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is common to men over the age of 50. Women are not able to get prostate cancer.

Prostate cancer can cause pain in the bones and muscles of the pelvic area such as the hips, thighs, and lower back. It affects the urinary and reproductive systems.

Age, height, genes, family history, being overweight are all factors that can cause prostate cancer.

Prostate Cancer can be inherited

Inherited mutations in this gene might let abnormal cells live longer than they should, which can lead to an increased risk of prostate cancer. BRCA1, BRCA2, and HOXB13

Anti-androgens is the medicine you take for Prostate.

Radical retropubic prostatectomy, radical perineal prostatectomy, laparoscopic radical prostatectomy, and robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy are the types of surgery you could have done if you have prostate cancer.

External beam radiation and brachytherapy are the types of radiation therapy

Docetaxel, Cabazitaxel, Mitoxantrone, and Estramustine are the chemotherapy

Limit your calorie intake, get sunshine daily, and eat a variety of foods

Scans are done with the ultrasound, CT scan, MRI, X-ray

The tests for prostate cancer are bone scan, prostate biopsy, and prostate specific antigen.



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