Is Prostate Cancer Slow Growing? Often, Yes — But That’s Not the Whole Story

Doctor giving man checkup in exam room

Prostate cancer, unlike other forms of cancer, often grows slowly. That fact can make screening, treatment and potential outcomes seem a little less intimidating. However, prostate cancer’s slow-growing tendency can obscure other, more complicated aspects of detection and treatment. First, decisions on when to get screened and how to respond to the results are complex,…

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Prostate Cancer & Sexual Health

Any diagnosis of cancer is unnerving. Prostate cancer infringes on the most intimate aspects of a man’s life. Inger Rosner, MD, in Urology at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute and Jennifer Bires, MSW, LCSW, OSW-C, executive director at Life with Cancer provides answers to commonly asked questions about prostate cancer and sexual health. The prostate…

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