Prostate Cancer Center
Prostate cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the prostate gland. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland in men that surrounds the urethra. The prostate produces a fluid that is part of semen.
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Extreme fatigue—the seemingly bone-crushing exhaustion that makes it difficult to brush your teeth, cook a hamburger or climb the stairs—is one of the most common complaints of people with cancer. Learn more here about how to combat fatigue.Traveling with cancer
The key to traveling with cancer is to make travel preparations that will promote comfort, safeguard your health, and maintain your treatment goals as much as possible. Here are some tips to help smooth the trip.
The key to beating prostate cancer is early detection. But does this mean you should get a PSA blood test?Fighting prostate cancer: eat your way to victory
Here are foods that may help fight prostate cancer.Restoring sexual function after prostate surgery
Impotence. It is, perhaps, one of the most disturbing words a man can hear. And for men battling prostate cancer, it is a very real possibility. However, a nerve grafting surgical procedure may prevent impotence that often occurs after surgery to remove the prostate gland. Read more here about this procedure.Sperm banking: fertility options for men undergoing cancer treatment
In sperm banking, your sperm are frozen and stored so that should you decide to become a father at some point in the future, you will have that opportunity, even if cancer treatment has affected your fertility. Learn more here.Life after cancer
Surviving cancer is one of the most amazing success stories a person can have. Ending cancer treatment is exciting, but it is also challenging. There are so many questions. What happens next? Will your cancer return? How can you stay healthy?