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Prostate cancer is the second-deadliest cancer in men. It's scary, and myths about it abound.

Reviewed by Chris Kyle, M.D. , | Urology, | Urology

The Basics
Symptoms and Diagnosis
Treatment
Life After Prostate Cancer

The Basics

The Facts About Prostate Cancer

Around 13 percent of American men will get prostate cancer. Get the facts you need to know now.

New cancer screening methods give patients the tools to avoid more invasive procedures.

Still an important tool, a biopsy isn't automatic anymore thanks to new techniques and thinking.

Black men are at a higher risk for the deadly disease—and location matters, too.

Symptoms and Diagnosis

Symptoms and Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer

To manage prostate cancer, know your risk factors and understand the screenings and tests.

The signs don't necessarily mean you have the disease. Find out what else it could be.

These signs in isolation don't mean much but together may indicate something more serious.

Coping with cancer is daunting. Learning about the next steps and hopeful outcomes can help.

Treatment

Treatment of Prostate Cancer

Upon diagnosis of prostate cancer, you'll need to know the treatment options at your disposal.

Treatment takes a toll on the body, but you can take steps to manage day-to-day difficulties.

‘Paging Dr. Bot’ may be futuristic, but artificial intelligence offers promising developments.

Certain treatments slow the growth and spread of prostate cancer by limiting needed hormones.

Life After Prostate Cancer

Life After Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer has a significant impact on your life. Here are ways to manage post-recovery.

Research suggests prostate cancer is deadlier and more likely to reoccur among smokers.

Stress can compromise your immunity and increase the risk of relapse after prostate cancer.

Help is available for the physical and mental well-being of prostate cancer survivors.

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