Causes And Treatments Of Prostate Cancer

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There are many types of cancers in the world. Each and every one of them have their own origin. For example, reproductive cancers which can be in both male and female In men there are multiple types of reproductive cancers. One of them is known as Prostate Cancer, which is located in the prostate and is a small walnut-shape that produces seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperm according to Fig.1 (Mayo Foundation,2015). It is a common cancer in men and can develop in three different ways (Mayo Foundation,2015). It can grow slowly and stay in the gland which causes no harm, it can grow slowly and need minimal or no treatment at all, and the dangerous one which can be aggressive and spread quickly (Mayo Foundation,2015 ). There are …show more content…
The signs and symptoms are back and hip pain, difficulty urinating, blood in urine and semen, sexual side effects, anemia, constant fatigue , bone pain, painful and difficult erection, pain or stiffness in the lower back, hips or upper thighs (National Foundation For Cancer Research, 2015). These symptoms do not show in the early stages; they show until the cancer has made progression in the prostate (National Foundation For Cancer Research, 2015). In the United States there is about 220,800 cases so far this year and about 27,540 deaths a year (American Cancer Society,2015). 1 in 7 men during their lifetime develop it and 1 in 38 men will die from it (American Cancer Society,2015). Prostate Cancer can be serious, but most men do not die from it (American Cancer Society,2015). In fact 2.9 million men in the United States who have had it at some point are still alive today (American Cancer Society,2015). There is a major difference from 1997 to 2010 who were treated for prostate cancer according to

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