What is Advanced Prostate Cancer?

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This video from Prostate Cancer UK explains advanced prostate cancer. Advanced prostate cancer occurs when the cancer spreads from the prostate to surrounding areas. The further the cancer spreads, the more difficult it is to treat and the worse the prognosis will be.

Find out why early detection of prostate cancer is so important. 

Usually, the cancer will spread to the lymph nodes or nearby bones such as the pelvis and spine, but it can spread further afield to organs such as the liver and lungs. This advancement can also be called secondary tumors and metastases. Prostate cancer can spread in three ways: into nearby organs, through the lymphatic system or through the bloodstream.

Read how you can live better and longer with advanced prostate cancer.

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.

 

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