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There may be no symptoms of prostate cancer at first. Later symptoms include needing to pee more than usual or finding it hard to empty your bladder.

It's not clear what causes prostate cancer. It's more common in men over 50 and black men.

Prostate cancer does not always need to be treated straight away. The main treatments include surgery to remove the prostate and radiotherapy.

Prostate cancer is a type of cancer that affects the prostate, a small gland found near a man's bladder.

Page last reviewed: 18/10/2021
Next review due: 18/10/2024