Prostate cancer

What is prostate cancer?

What is prostate cancer?

Prostate Cancer. What are the causes of prostate cancer? What are the ways to treat it?


The prostate is a golf-ball sized gland which can be found between the bladder and the penis and it helps to secrete fluids that nourish and protects the sperm. According to a report, more than 230,000 American men are diagnosed with prostate cancer with nearly 30,000 died of it. Prostate cancer is common in older men and this is because their cells grow slowly.

The factors that can cause Prostate Cancer are

  • Age
  • Race
  • Family history
  • Lifestyle

Treatments of Prostate cancer includes an operation to remove the prostate and radiation therapy.

Source: Harvard