Prostate cancer occurs when cells in the prostate begin to divide uncontrollably. This can happen if the genome of the cells is changed. Normally, the body’s immune system keeps such cells in check. Cancer occurs when too many mutated cells multiply and grow into a tumor.
The diagnosis of prostate cancer is a shock for most men and their loved ones. But the reassuring news is that prostate cancer is among the cancers with the greatest chance of recovery. Because he often grows very slowly and can therefore usually treat well.
Prostate cancer usually does not trigger discomfort until it is more advanced. Then it can lead to problems such as increased urinary urgency or a weaker urinary stream. Most problems with urination are caused not by cancer, but by a benign enlargement of the prostate. It is very common in men over 50...