NCCN Guidelines for Patients
Prostate Cancer, Version 1.2016
Prostate cancer basics
• The prostate makes a fluid that is part of semen.
• Prostate cancer often starts in the cells that
• 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
• Some men have prostate cancer that grows fast.