ABSTRACT – Prostate cancer is a common type of cancer which occurs in the prostate gland of the males....
Prostate cancer is a common type of cancer which occurs in the prostate gland of the males. The gland produces fluid which nourishes and transport sperms. When the normal cells of prostate gland continuously divide and grow, it turns into malignant cells called adenocarcinoma, which leads to the formation of tumor that can spread and infect the other nearby tissues and other body organs as well.
Mutation in abnormal cells results in rapid growth and forms a tumor
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS –
Blood in semen
Difficulty in urination
Pain in pelvic area
Difficulty in erection
Metastasis – Cancer spreads to other body organs through blood / lymphatic system
Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test
Digital Rectal Exam (DRE)
Imaging tests like MRI, Ultrasound