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Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in America. In the United States, 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Learn more about the symptoms to watch out for, screening recommendations, causes, and survival rates.

10/12/2016

On the Horizon: More Accurate Biopsy

First, for the future, we have something we’ve never had in the past: excellent imaging of the prostate. Thanks to multi-parametric MRI, doctors have an unprecedented look inside this difficult-to-access gland. It’s not as good as it needs to be yet, but it’s much better than it was – and it’s already. Read More

10/12/2016

Why Did I Get Prostate Cancer? It Begins With Inflammation

Believe it or not, there once was a time when the Grand Canyon was just a ditch. Before that, it was a rough patch in the desert with a river running through it. It took a very long time for that canyon to form, and the conditions had to be. Read More

10/07/2016

Why Genes Matter

We're in the midst of a revolution in how prostate cancer is treated — and it's being led by new knowledge about the genes behind the disease. Read More

10/06/2016

African American? What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer

In the United States, men of African descent are more likely to develop prostate cancer than any other race or ethnicity. Read More

10/06/2016

How Prostate Cancer is Different in Men of African Descent

If you are a man of African ancestry, prostate cancer needs to be on your radar.  This is because, of all the men in the world, you are in the group that prostate cancer hits the hardest.  Prostate cancer is different in you than it is in other men.  It. Read More

10/04/2016

What Can Go Wrong With the Prostate: Cancer, BPH, and Prostatitis

Prostate cancer isn't the only health issue that can develop with the prostate. Learn about the three most common prostate problems. Read More

09/02/2016

Questions to Ask Your Doctor: When You’ve Been Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

If you've been diagnosed with prostate cancer, you probably have a lot of questions. View a comprehensive list of things to ask your doctor — organized by stage and treatment type. Read More

09/02/2016

Questions to Ask Your Doctor: PSA Screening and Biopsy

Depending on your age and family history, your doctor might suggest a PSA or prostate specific antigen test. This is a simple blood test that is used to screen for prostate cancer. Based on those results, your doctor may want to run further tests. About PSA Screening If I have a family. Read More