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ask: Do women have a prostate?

By Anonymous June 28, 2013 - 9:20am
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Would like to know what signs there are for female prostate cancer.

October 8, 2013 - 1:06pm
Susan Cody HERWriter Guide

Hi Anon!

No, women do not have a prostate.

The prostate gland is located in the male reproductive system.



June 28, 2013 - 12:02pm
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Anonymous (reply to Susan Cody)

Wrong, Susan Cody. Women do in fact have a prostate, although it is about 1/5th the size of a male's. Even though extremely rare, women can and do get prostate cancer. Another little known fact in the general public, just as little known that 1% of breast cancer occurs in males. Try doing some research before you spread disinformation.

August 25, 2013 - 1:29pm
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