Prostate cancer affects the prostate gland, the gland that produces some of the fluid in semen and plays a role in urine control in men. There are often no early prostate cancer symptoms. Prostate cancer treatment includes surgery, chemotherapy, cryotherapy, hormonal therapy, and/or radiation. In some instances, doctors recommend "watchful waiting.
There are usually no symptoms during the early stages of prostate cancer. However, if symptoms do appear, they usually involve one or more of the following:
Advanced prostate cancer can involve the following symptoms:
If the cancer spreads to the spine and compresses the spinal cord, there may be: