NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Prostate Cancer - page 8

NCCN Guidelines for Patients
: Prostate Cancer
Version 1.2014
Part 1: About prostate cancer
1.4 Tools
American Cancer Society
The “NEW” Prostate Cancer InfoLink
Prostate Cancer Foundation
Prostate Cancer Support Association
Review of Part 1
The prostate gland makes a fluid that is part of semen.
Prostate cancer often starts in the cells that make fluid.
Cancer cells may form a tumor since they don’t die as normal cells do.
Cancer cells can spread to other body parts through lymph or blood.
Most men with prostate cancer will not die from it.
Some men have prostate cancer that grows fast.
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