Understanding Prostate Cancer

Whether it’s you or a loved one dealing with prostate cancer, you’ll want to get a sense of how to manage this condition. We’ve broken down the basics to help you understand each and every aspect.

  • Introduction
    Prostate cancer can be very different from other types of cancer.
  • Risk Factors
    Prognosis depends on several factors. Find out what they are.
  • Symptoms
    Prostate cancer usually causes no symptoms in the early stages. As the malignancy spreads, it may constrict the urethra and cause urinary problems.
  • Diagnosis
    Other conditions of the prostate can mirror those of prostate cancer.
  • Staging and Grading
    Until major studies report on the survival benefits of prostate screening, expert groups have come up with some recommendations.
  • Cancer Quiz: Name the Foods that Fight Prostate Cancer
    A number of foods contain cancer preventing elements such as antioxidants and lycopene.  Can you spot which foods are the best cancer fighters?
  • Prostate Cancer Treatment
    There are a number of treatment options for prostate cancer. Learn more about them here.
  • Treatment
    Determining the severity or stage of prostate cancer is important to developing a treatment regimen. Several test options are available.
  • The Prevalence and Types of Sexual Dysfunction in People With Cancer
    Many types of cancer and cancer therapies are frequently associated with sexual dysfunction. Learn what issues may result from different types of cancer and their treatments.