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Cancer in men
Knowing the kinds of cancer men can get and learning the early warning signs can save their lives. Lung cancer is the number one cause of cancer death for men in the United States.
Gleason score
The Gleason score is a rating system that was developed to rate the severity of prostate cancer. By judging the microscopic appearance of the cells extracted from a biopsy of the prostate, physicians determine how advanced the cancer is.
Male breast cancer
Breast cancer is almost always spoken of as a women's condition, but what many people don't realize is that breast cancer is a concern for men as well.
Men's cancer screening
There are several types of cancer that can strike men. The most common cancer killer in men is lung cancer, followed by skin cancer. Prostate cancer ranks third among cancer deaths in men, taking the lives of more than 30 thousand men each year.
Prostate cancer
The prostate gland is located at the base of a man's bladder. It secretes a substance that produces part of the fluid that transports sperm outside the body.
Prostate cancer - detection
Prostate cancer is a 'silent' disease in its earliest stages. This is why men need to follow the early detection guidelines for prostate cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends that all men age 40 and older see their doctor for an annual digital rectal exam to check for prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer - risk factors and warning signs
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among males and the fourth leading cause of cancer death in men. The prostate is a gland about the size of a walnut that is part of the male reproductive system.
Testicular cancer
Cancer of the testes (test-tees) is one of the rarest forms of cancer, yet one of the most easily cured when detected early. The main symptom is a hard lump in the testicle.
Testicular cancer - detection
Cancer of the testes is one of the rarest forms of cancer and one of the most easily cured when detected at an early stage. The main symptom of testicular cancer is a hard lump in the testicle.
Ureteral cancer in men
The most common cancers that attack men include cancer of the lung, skin,prostate gland, colon or rectum, and the testes. Ureteral (yoo-REET-er-uhl) cancer is less common, but still effects thousands of men each year.
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