Prostate cancer is a cancer that primarily affects older men. After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men.
Many men have questions about how to detect prostate cancer. Although prostate cancer is common, it is not always recommended screening. The following information can help you start a conversation about prostate cancer with your doctor or nurse. What is the prostate? The prostate is a small man sex gland that produces the fluid that carries sperm. . Located below the bladder and in front of the rectum ? Who is at risk for prostate cancer Risk factors for prostate cancer are:
Why is not recommended to test for prostate cancer?
Not recommended be tested for prostate cancer because the risks of testing and treatment outweigh the benefits.
What should I ask the doctor?
Here are some questions you can ask the doctor or nurse:
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