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Symptoms & Types

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Do you know the symptoms of prostate cancer? Learn about prostate cancer symptoms, the significance of an enlarged prostate, and more.


Are there early warning signs of prostate cancer? Find out -- and review a brief list of symptoms to watch for.

Warning Signs

Unfortunately, prostate cancer has no early warning signals. However, many men have symptoms that do point to problems with the prostate gland. Learn what to watch for and when it's time to call your doctor.

Prostate cancer markers can help predict and monitor the disease with accuracy. Some help determine how aggressive the prostate cancer is. Learn about these markers.


Staging prostate cancer occurs after diagnosis, when tests are done to discover the size and location of the cancer. Find out more about staging

Grading refers to a cancer's appearance and indicates how quickly it's growing. Grading takes place after a biopsy (removal and examination of tissue), using the Gleason score. Learn more about the Gleason score and cancer grading here.


Prostate cancer doesn't cause erectile dysfunction, also called impotence. Find out why it can be a complication after treatment, and what you can do.

Prostate cancer treatments can sometimes cause urinary incontinence, but there are new techniques that can reduce your chances of this side effect. Find out more.

Impotence, incontinence, pain: Learn how to handle -- and gain control of -- some of the most common side effects of advanced prostate cancer and its treatment.

Fatigue isn't the same as tiredness. Learn the differences, what causes cancer-related fatigue, and how you can combat the problem.

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