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How does prostate cancer develop?

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Prostate cancer usually grows slowly, often causing no symptoms until its advanced stage. Most men with prostate cancer die of other causes, and many never know that they have it. But prostate cancer is dangerous once it begins to grow quickly or spreads outside the prostate.

Prostate cancer in its early stages (when it�s only found in the prostate gland) can be treated with very good chances for survival. About 85% of American men with prostate cancer are diagnosed in an early stage.

SOURCES: 

Prostate Cancer Foundation. 

Prostate Cancer Research Institute. 

National Library of Medicine. 

National Prostate Cancer Coalition. 

National Cancer Institute.

American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Carmelita Swiner on January 27, 2020

SOURCES: 

Prostate Cancer Foundation. 

Prostate Cancer Research Institute. 

National Library of Medicine. 

National Prostate Cancer Coalition. 

National Cancer Institute.

American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Carmelita Swiner on January 27, 2020

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