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Prostate Cancer Collection

General Overview

Prostate cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the prostate gland. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland in men that surrounds the urethra. The prostate produces a fluid that is part of semen.

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Living With Prostate Cancer
Image for traveling with cancer Traveling with cancer

The key to traveling with cancer is to make travel preparations that will promote comfort, safeguard your health, and maintain your treatment goals as much as possible. Here are some tips to help smooth the trip.

 
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Fighting prostate cancer: eat your way to victory

Here are foods that may help fight prostate cancer.

Sperm banking: fertility options for men undergoing cancer treatment

Image for sperm banking In sperm banking, your sperm are frozen and stored so that should you decide to become a father at some point in the future, you will have that opportunity, even if cancer treatment has affected your fertility. Learn more here.

Life after cancer

Surviving cancer is one of the most amazing success stories a person can have. Ending cancer treatment is exciting, but it is also challenging. There are so many questions. What happens next? Will your cancer return? How can you stay healthy?

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  • American Cancer Society
    http://www.cancer.org

  • American Prostate Society
    http://www.americanprostatesociety.com

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