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What is prostate cancer stage III?

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Stage III prostate cancer has spread outside the prostate, but only barely. Prostate cancer in stage III may involve nearby tissues, like the seminal vesicles. There is no spread to lymph nodes nor metastasis to distant tissue.

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National Cancer Institute: “Prostate Cancer Treatment” and “Prostate Cancer.”

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 4, 2019

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National Cancer Institute: “Prostate Cancer Treatment” and “Prostate Cancer.”

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on July 4, 2019

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