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What is Prostate Cancer

  • It is one of the most common cancers among men in Hong Kong
  • Risk factors include age 50 and above, family history, ethnicity

Symptoms

  • Difficulty starting a stream of urine or a weakened urinary stream
  • A painful sensation during urination
  • Blood in the urine

Diagnosis

  • Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Blood Test
  • Digital rectal examination (DRE)
  • Magnetic resonance scan (MRI)
  • Prostate ultrasound scan
  • Prostate biopsy

Treatment

  • Surgery (Prostatectomy)
  • Radiation therapy
  • Hormone therapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Targeted therapy

Source
https://www.cancer.gov/types/prostate/patient/prostate-treatment-pdq#section/_142
https://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostate-cancer/about/what-is-prostate-cancer.html
https://www.hkah.org.hk/en/services/detail/id/230