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Prostate Cancer Study

Diseases and IllnessesCancer

Prostate Cancer affects 1 out of 6 men in the United States.

Not everyone experiences symptoms of prostate cancer. Many times, signs of prostate cancer are first detected by a doctor during a routine check-up.

Here are some of the signs and symptoms of Prostate Cancer:

- A need to urinate frequently.

- Difficulty starting urination or holding back urine

- Weak or interrupted flow of urine

- Painful or burning urination

- Difficulty in having an erection

- Painful ejaculation

- Blood in urine or semen

- Frequent pain or stiffness in the lower back, hips, or upper thighs

Here is a link to the Prostate Cancer Foundation:

http://www.pcf.org/site/c.leJRIROrEpH/b.5699537/k.BEF4/Home.htm

If you're interested in participating in Penn State Hershey Medical Center's Prostate Cancer Study you can call this number: 717-531-1002

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