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17 Prostate Cancer Warning Signs Hiding in Plain Sight

Best Life Logo By Sarah Crow of Best Life | Slide 1 of 18: Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world, with one in nine being diagnosed with the disease in their lifetime. “Next to skin cancer, [prostate cancer] is the most common cancer found in American men,” says Dr. David Greuner, MD, of NYC Surgical Associates.In fact, before you even experience any prostate problems, you should check in with your physician to make sure you've got regular screenings scheduled. “Routine screenings for prostate cancer are important because symptoms aren’t always apparent in the early stages of the disease," says Dr. Greuner. "Beginning at age 50, it’s best to talk with your doctor and make an informed decision about whether or not you should undergo testing."And while prostate cancer’s survivability rates are high, particularly when detected early, many individuals at risk for this life-altering disease don’t know the first thing about its symptoms. Before you brush off sudden aches and pains, make sure you know these prostate cancer warning signs hiding in plain sight—and get to your doctor immediately if any of them apply to you. And for more hidden signs of the diseases, here are 23 Cancer Warning Signs Hiding in Plain Sight.

17 Prostate Cancer Warning Signs Hiding in Plain Sight

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world, with one in nine being diagnosed with the disease in their lifetime. “Next to skin cancer, [prostate cancer] is the most common cancer found in American men,” says Dr. David Greuner, MD, of NYC Surgical Associates.

In fact, before you even experience any prostate problems, you should check in with your physician to make sure you've got regular screenings scheduled. “Routine screenings for prostate cancer are important because symptoms aren’t always apparent in the early stages of the disease," says Dr. Greuner. "Beginning at age 50, it’s best to talk with your doctor and make an informed decision about whether or not you should undergo testing."

And while prostate cancer’s survivability rates are high, particularly when detected early, many individuals at risk for this life-altering disease don’t know the first thing about its symptoms. Before you brush off sudden aches and pains, make sure you know these prostate cancer warning signs hiding in plain sight—and get to your doctor immediately if any of them apply to you. And for more hidden signs of the diseases, here are 23 Cancer Warning Signs Hiding in Plain Sight.

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