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17 Prostate Cancer Warning Signs Hiding in Plain Sight

Best Life Logo By Tehrene Firman of Best Life | Slide 1 of 18: One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Association. And while it ranks second to skin cancer in terms of prevalence amongst men, unlike skin cancer, which can often be identified with the naked eye, symptoms of prostate cancer can be much harder to pinpoint when the disease is in its early stages."Prostate cancer doesn't usually have symptoms until it's in its later stages," Virginia-based urologist Jennifer Young, MD, told the StoneSprings Hospital Center. "That's why screening with the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test, and sometimes the digital rectal exam, are recommended."In addition to getting regular screenings, doctors recommend keeping an eye out for the following symptoms of prostate cancer and notifying your doctor immediately if you think there is something wrong. To learn about the symptoms of other forms of cancer, check out 21 Cancer Warning Signs Hiding in Plain Sight, According to Doctors.

17 Prostate Cancer Warning Signs Hiding in Plain Sight

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One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during their lifetime, according to the American Cancer Association. And while it ranks second to skin cancer in terms of prevalence amongst men, unlike skin cancer, which can often be identified with the naked eye, symptoms of prostate cancer can be much harder to pinpoint when the disease is in its early stages.

"Prostate cancer doesn't usually have symptoms until it's in its later stages," Virginia-based urologist Jennifer Young, MD, told the StoneSprings Hospital Center. "That's why screening with the prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test, and sometimes the digital rectal exam, are recommended."

In addition to getting regular screenings, doctors recommend keeping an eye out for the following symptoms of prostate cancer and notifying your doctor immediately if you think there is something wrong. 

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