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Prostate cancer: risk factors, symptoms and treatment

Prostate cancer: risk factors, symptoms and treatment

From this CPD module you will learn:

  • The risk factors and prevalence of prostate cancer
  • The presentation of symptoms in prostate cancer
  • How prostate cancer is diagnosed
  • Available treatment options for different stages of prostate cancer

Download a printable PDF of this module – including the five-minute test – here

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The prostate is a walnut-sized gland that sits under the bladder and around the urethra. Its functions include producing a thick white fluid that mixes with sperm from the testicles to create semen, and contracting its muscles during sexual intercourse to propel the semen into the urethra for ejaculation.(1) The prostate is only found in men, transgender women (the prostate is usually conserved after surgery), non-binary people

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