Dr. Samadi Explains: Why Prostate Cancer is a Silent Killer

According to cancer.org, prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind lung cancer. Since it is particularly difficult to detect and diagnose, it is often called the silent killer because it lacks early signs or symptoms.

You might be interested in reading more about prostate cancers that show symptoms — symptomatic prostate cancer — here.

In this video shared by Dr. David B. Samadi, listen to a highly regarded urologist talk about how prostate cancer is asymptomatic, with tips on how to check your prostate and be alert for possible signs that something may not be OK with your body.

Read more about prostate cancer diagnosis here.

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Marta graduated from Universidade Fernando Pessoa in Porto with a degree in Communication Sciences and a Masters degree in New Communication Technologies. She has experience in social media, worked with several media channels, and has also worked as a freelance photographer and a graphic artist for almost 10 years.

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