|What is Prostate Tumor?|
Prostate tumor occurs when a tumor forms in the tissue of the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system. The prostate is about the size of walnut which located below the bladder and in front of the rectum. The prostate function is to make fluid for semen, a white substance that carries sperm.
Prostate tumor is one of the most common types of cancer Among American men. This usually affects the older men. The disease rarely occurs in men younger than 40 years of age.
|What are causes of prostate tumor?|
A tumor starts from one abnormal cell. There are several riskfactor of the prostate tumor includes:
Most occur in older man.
- Family History and genetic factors
There is a high risk if father or brother had prostate tumor at a relatively early age.
- Ethnic group.
Prostate tumor is more common in African-Caribbean men and less common in Asia men.
- Diet is possibly a risk factor
As with other cancers, a diet high in fats and low in fruit and vegetables may increase the risk.
- Exposure to the metal cadmium may be risk.
|What are the symptoms of prostate cancer?|
Usually, for early of tumor prostate has no symptom. Prostate cancer is often slow-growing. When the tumor grows, it may press on and irritate the urethra, or cause a partial blockage to the flow of urine. Symptoms may then develop and can include one or more of the following:
A bit more urine may trickle out and stain at underpants soon after finish at the toilet.
Usually, people will frequently go to the toilet because of urination. During urination people will feel pain.
Many among those diagnosed with prostate tumor will feel hesitant to come out of the toilet. They will wait a while before urine flows.
- Poor stream
At this time the flow of urine is weak and it takes a long time to empty the bladder for incontinence.
Normal patient would rush to the bathroom because if not slow urine flow in the pants. Urine will come out is a small quantity. It cannot be controlled if felt like urinating.