Prostate cancer history and symptoms

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Common symptoms of prostate cancer include changes in bladder habits, hematuria, hematospermia, and painful ejaculation.

History and Symptoms

  • Prostate Cancer is the most common cancer in American men. It is a slow-growing, potentially lethal disease usually found in men over the age of 50. Although cases of the disease have been reported in all age groups, more than 80 percent of all prostate cancers occur in men over the age of 65.

Common symptoms

Common symptoms of prostate cancer include:[1][2][3][4][5]

Less Common Symptoms

Less common symptoms of prostate cancer include:


  1. Signs and symptoms of prostate cancer.2015 Canadian Cancer Society.
  2. Hamilton W, Sharp DJ, Peters TJ, Round AP (October 2006). "Clinical features of prostate cancer before diagnosis: a population-based, case-control study". Br J Gen Pract. 56 (531): 756–62. PMC 1920715. PMID 17007705.
  3. Hamilton W, Sharp D (August 2004). "Symptomatic diagnosis of prostate cancer in primary care: a structured review". Br J Gen Pract. 54 (505): 617–21. PMC 1324845. PMID 15296564.
  4. Reynard J (September 2001). "Prostatic symptoms. All possible causes of lower urinary tract symptoms must be investigated". BMJ. 323 (7315): 750, author reply 751. PMID 11675726.
  5. Jenkins L, Rose P, Wilson T (September 2001). "Prostatic symptoms. Isn't use of prostate specific antigen tests just screening by the back door". BMJ. 323 (7315): 750–1. PMC 1121779. PMID 11675724.

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