Prostate Cancer Quiz

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Questions are customized to your situation and symptoms, including the following personal information:

  • Biological Sex - helps us provide relevant suggestions for male vs. female conditions.

  • Age - adjusts our guidance based on any age-related health factors.

  • History - considers past illnesses, surgeries, family history, and lifestyle choices.

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People with similar symptoms also use Ubie's symptom checker to find possible causes

  • Not urinating much

  • Passing slightly less urine than usual

  • Difficult to urinate

  • Haven't passed urine in more than 12 hours

  • Difficult to urinate after vigorous exercise

  • Frequent urination

  • No urine

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What is Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer starts in the cells of the prostate which is a gland in the male reproductive system. Men are usually diagnosed by a blood test called the PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen). When it reaches a certain value, men are usually referred to a urologist for evaluation.

Typical Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

  • Decrease in urine volume

  • Needing to pass urine again, despite just passing less than 2 hours ago

  • Urine stream is weaker than before

  • Family history of prostate cancer

  • Urine flow is intermittent over the past month. (Urine starts and stops)

  • Difficulty standing up from sitting position

  • Abdominal pain

  • Difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Prostate Cancer

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Are you urinating less?

  • Have you felt urge to pass urine again, within 2 hours after using the bathroom?

  • Is your urine flow weaker?

  • Any family history of prostate cancer?

  • Have you experienced on-and-off urine flow in the past month?

Treatmentof Prostate Cancer

The urologist will confirm the diagnosis with a prostate biopsy and suggest a treatment plan. Tests will usually be performed to determine if the cancer has spread beyond the prostate. In some cases, the cancer grows slowly and may only need observation. If treatment is necessary, options surgery, radiation therapy, hormone therapy, chemotherapy, or a combination of these.

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References

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Reviewed By:

Robin Schoenthaler, MD

Robin Schoenthaler, MD (Oncology)

Board certified radiation oncologist with over 30 years experience treating cancer patients. Senior physician advisor for expert medical options in adult oncology. Published award-winning essayist on medical and health issues and more.

Nao Saito, MD

Nao Saito, MD (Urology)

After graduating from Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Medicine, Dr. Saito worked at Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital, Toda Chuo General Hospital, Tokyo Women's Medical University Yachiyo Medical Center, and Ako Chuo Hospital before becoming Deputy Director (current position) at Takasaki Tower Clinic Department of Ophthalmology and Urology in April 2020.

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