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Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

August 25, 2021

Prostate cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in men. Importantly men may remain asymptomatic until later stages of the disease. It is important however, to become familiar with prostate cancer symptoms. These symptoms are not definitive and may be symptoms of a related condition. The information presented here is intended to be informative and should not replace assessment by an expert clinician.

Symptoms of Advanced Prostate Cancer

Advanced prostate cancer has the most definitive symptoms. These symptoms may be present alongside general symptoms. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms it is recommended that you inform a clinician as soon as possible.

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General Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

Less advanced prostate cancer may still cause some men to experience symptoms. These symptoms typically have a lot of overlap with other related conditions. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms it is recommended that you discuss them with an expert clinician. Discussion with an expert in prostate cancer will help to differentiate between prostate cancer and other possible conditions.

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Symptoms of Early Prostate Cancer

Early prostate cancer is typically asymptomatic. Many prostate cancers remain localised in the early stages. Detection of these cancers, and determination of their risk and the need to intervene is only possible through a comprehensive clinical analysis. This analysis should be personalised to the individual seeking testing.

“Prostate cancer is one of the most asymptomatic cancers in oncology.” – pcf.org

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Related Conditions

There are a number of conditions which have overlapping symptoms with prostate cancer. A selection of those conditions have been listed here. Overlapping symptoms have been highlighted.

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

There are a number of conditions which have overlapping symptoms with prostate cancer. A selection of those conditions have been listed here. Overlapping symptoms have been highlighted.

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Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)


A UTI is an infection present in the urinary system. This can involve the kidneys, bladder and urethra. It it treatable, after a clinical diagnosis, through the use of antibiotics.

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Prostatitis


Prostatitis is an inflammation of the prostate. It can be both acute and chronic and has multiple sub-classifications. It can be caused through infection, injury or an immune system disorder. Determination of the correct type of prostatitis and the appropriate treatment requires medical diagnosis.

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