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Prostate Cancer Center

June 10, 2008 - 7:30am
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Prostate Cancer Center

  General Overview

Prostate cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the prostate gland. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland in men that surrounds the urethra. The prostate produces a fluid that is part of semen.



Find answers in our in-depth report on prostate cancer:

  Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures
  Living With Prostate Cancer
]]>In his own words: living with prostate cancer]]>Older man's face]]>Cancer fatigue: it's more than just being tired]]>

Extreme fatigue—the seemingly bone-crushing exhaustion that makes it difficult to brush your teeth, cook a hamburger or climb the stairs—is one of the most common complaints of people with cancer. Learn more here about how to combat fatigue.

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The key to traveling with cancer is to make travel preparations that will promote comfort, safeguard your health, and maintain your treatment goals as much as possible. Here are some tips to help smooth the trip.

  Special Topics

]]>Should you get a PSA test?]]>

The key to beating prostate cancer is early detection. But does this mean you should get a PSA blood test?

]]>Fighting prostate cancer: eat your way to victory]]>

Here are foods that may help fight prostate cancer.

Image for sexual supplements article]]>Restoring sexual function after prostate surgery]]>

Impotence. It is, perhaps, one of the most disturbing words a man can hear. And for men battling prostate cancer, it is a very real possibility. However, a nerve grafting surgical procedure may prevent impotence that often occurs after surgery to remove the prostate gland. Read more here about this procedure.

]]>Sperm banking: fertility options for men undergoing cancer treatment]]>

In sperm banking, your sperm are frozen and stored so that should you decide to become a father at some point in the future, you will have that opportunity, even if cancer treatment has affected your fertility. Learn more here.

]]>Life after cancer]]>

Surviving cancer is one of the most amazing success stories a person can have. Ending cancer treatment is exciting, but it is also challenging. There are so many questions. What happens next? Will your cancer return? How can you stay healthy?

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