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Overview

  1. Am I At Risk for Prostate Cancer?
  2. Anatomy of the Prostate Gland

    The prostate gland is about the size of a walnut and surrounds the neck of a man’s bladder and urethra—the tube that carries urine from the bladder.

  3. Prostate Cancer

    In the past 30 years, the five-year survival rate for all stages of prostate cancer combined has increased from 73 percent to nearly 100 percent.

  4. Risk Factors for Prostate Cancer

    Detailed information on the risk factors for prostate cancer

  5. Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

    Early prostate cancer usually has no specific signs or symptoms—that's why prostate cancer screening is so important.

  6. Statistics About Prostate Cancer
  7. The Genetics of Prostate Cancer

    The majority of cases of prostate cancer are sporadic, which means that one person in the family developed prostate cancer by chance at a typical age for this cancer. In these cases, other male relatives have little to no increased risk of developing prostate cancer.

  8. What Are the Symptoms of Prostate Cancer?
  9. What You Need to Know About PIN