Prostate cancer usually doesn't produce any noticeable symptoms in its early stages. For most men, prostate cancer is first detected during a routine screening such as a rise prostate-specific antigen (PSA) in the test or an abnormality found on digital rectal exam (DRE).
Causes of prostate cancer and why some types behave differently are unknown. We do know that there is an increased risk should immediate family members have prostate cancer.
There is more than one way to treat prostate cancer. This includes: