This informative video from CanadaQBank shares some interesting statistics and facts about prostate cancer, including the average age of diagnosis (72 years old) and that three quarters of patients are over the age of 65.
The video also shares the initial symptoms of the disease and how prostate cancer is diagnosed using PSA tests, digital rectum examinations, and biopsies. It explains how the disease is graded using the Gleason score and what the prognosis is for each grade.
Prostate cancer can be treated by either watchful waiting, surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy, or a combination. The video takes the audience through how each treatment option works and the possible side effects patients may experience.
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