Prostate cancer

Prostate cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. is the most common cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. in men, affecting around 1:14 men.

Prostate cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. can grow slowly or very quickly. Many prostate cancers are slow-growing and may never cause any problems. However, some men will have cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. that is more aggressive or 'high risk' and will need treatment.

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See the practical help pages to learn how diet may affect prostate cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body., hormone treatment and complementary therapies.

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Prostate surgery or watchful waiting?

One of the most difficult questions in prostate cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tumour that may invade surrounding tissues or spread to distant parts of the body. is whether or not to choose surgical removal.

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