Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer happens when cells in the prostate gland grow abnormally and out of control. (The prostate is part of the male reproductive system. It is a small organ below the bladder that makes fluid for semen.)

Prostate cancer is usually slow-growing, taking years to grow large enough to cause any problems. But in some cases, the cancer can grow more quickly and spread to other parts of the body.

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