Prostate Cancer Myths & Facts

  • An enlarged prostate probably means you have prostate cancer.

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  • Which may be a sign of prostate cancer?

    Straining to urinate

    Slow urinary stream

    Blood in the urine or semen

    Dribbling or leakage of urine

    All of the above

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  • A high PSA (prostate specific antigen) level is a sure sign of prostate cancer.

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  • Which can raise your prostate cancer risk?

    Heavy alcohol use

    Diet high in animal fats

    Family history of prostate cancer

    African-American heritage

    All of the above

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  • Men younger than 40 rarely develop prostate cancer.

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  • A biopsy is the only way tell if you have prostate cancer.

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  • When prostate cancer is found early, treatment may involve:

    Surgery to remove the prostate

    Radiation therapy

    Brachytherapy (radioactive seeds)

    Any of the above

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  • Prostate cancer thrives on testosterone.

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  • Prostate cancer should always be treated, no matter your age.

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  • Prostate cancer treatments may cause impotence.

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  • Prostate cancer can never be cured.

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