Prostate cancer occurs when a tumor develops in the prostate gland, which makes the liquid portion of semen. Cancer that spreads outside the prostate gland to the lymph nodes, bones, or other areas is called metastatic prostate cancer. Currently, no treatments can cure advanced prostate cancer. However, there are ways to help control its spread and related symptoms.
Treatments that slow the spread of advanced prostate cancer and relieve symptoms often cause side effects. Some patients, often...
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first prostate cancer patients testing a vaccine to prevent a reoccurrence of
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