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According to Cancer Research UK, prostate cancer is believed to be caused by genetic factors, ethnicity, hormonal imbalances, malnutrition and age. Men with a father or brother who are diagnosed with prostate cancer, men... More »

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A study published in 2013 found that men with high levels of omega-3 fatty acids or fish oil in their blood had a 44 percent overall higher risk for prostate cancer, according to MedlinePlus. The study was published in t... More »

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Although experiencing initial signs of prostate cancer is unusual, some men may notice changes in their health, such as difficulty urinating, lower body pain and painful ejaculation, that can point to prostate cancer, ac... More »

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Working out a prostate cancer prognosis depends on the stage of the disease and other determining factors such as the person's age, general health, diet and response to treatment, according to the American Cancer Society... More »

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According to the American Cancer Society, men who are at the highest risk for prostate cancer should discuss screening with their doctor as early as age 40. Men in this category are those with more than one immediate fam... More »

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Stage IV prostate cancer means that the original cancer has spread to other locations within the body, states Texas Oncology. Stage IV prostate cancer is classified as D1 or D2 prostate cancer depending on where the canc... More »

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Treatment of prostate cancer can include surgery, radiation therapy, cryosurgery, hormone therapy chemotherapy, vaccine treatment or bone-directed treatment. Watchful waiting or expectant management is sometimes also par... More »

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