Prostate gland is a small walnut-sized gland that produces seminal fluid.
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.
The prostate gland is located below the bladder and in front of the rectum.
There are usually no symptoms during the early stages of prostate cancer.
If symptoms appear, they usually involve one or more of the following:
Frequent urges to urinate, including at night
Difficulty commencing and maintaining urination
Blood in the urine
Painful urination and, less commonly, ejaculation
Difficulty achieving or maintaining an erection may be difficult
Femur, bone pain, often in the spine, pelvis, or ribs
If the cancer spreads to the spine and compresses the spinal cord, there may be:
Symptoms include difficulty with urination, but sometimes there are no symptoms at all.
Can have no symptoms, but people may experience:
Pain areas: in the bones
Urinary: difficulty starting and maintaining a steady stream of urine, dribbling of urine, excessive urination at night, frequent urination, urge to urinate and leaking, urinary retention, or weak urinary stream