The prostate is a small gland approximately the size and shape of a walnut. It sits directly below the bladder, in front of the rectum. The prostate is a part of the male reproductive tract. It produces fluid that combines with sperm to make semen.
At birth, the prostate gland is tiny. When testosterone levels rise during puberty, the prostate grows rapidly, doubling in size by age 20. Growth slows down for the next two decades and the prostate usually does not cause problems for...Read more
Other than skin cancers, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in American men. The American Cancer Society estimates that nearly... Read more »
Dear Dr. Motola, I had surgery in Febuary of 2007 for prostate cancer. I have had incontinence problems since. When can I expect it to... Read more »
Although women are twice as likely as men to experience incontinence, that doesn’t mean that we should ignore our male counterparts when... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Radiation TherapyRadiation therapy may be used as an initial treatment for localized prostate cancer. It may also be used as treatment for cancer... Read more »