Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Prostate Cancer Warning Signs

Essentials about Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer develops when a cancerous growth begins to form in the prostate gland. Although prostate cancer starts here, it can metastasize, or spread, to other parts of the body and be deadly – most commonly it spreads to the bones and lymph nodes. The prostate gland is in males, and acts as a part of the reproductive system. Prostate cancer is most commonly found in the United States in me over the age of fifty. This type of cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States among cancers, being surpassed by lung cancer.

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