Prostate Cancer Prostate cancer is the second most common men's cancer after skin cancer and is the second leading killer cancer of men. The disease can often go undetected unless men undergo regular screenings. Prostate cancer usually affects men over the age of 40 and the risk of developing the disease increases with age. African American men are more likely to develop prostate cancer than white men. Symptoms include problems with urination, limb weakness, erectile dysfunction, and pelvic pain. Treatment depends on the type of prostate cancer and the stage it's at. Some prostate cancers are slow-growing and watchful waiting is the preferred treatment, while others will require surgery, chemotherapy or radiation therapy. Find out more about prostate diseases here. Debunk 10 of the most common prostate cancer myths. Prostate Cancer News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.