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
If one has a high PSA, but no enlarged prostate or issues with urinary functions or sex, what is the real problem with a high PSA? Is it... Read more »
What Does PSA Mean?PSA is a blood test that is commonly used to help predict the presence of prostate cancer. It stands for Prostate Specific... 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 »