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Treatment Choices for Early-Stage Prostate Cancer
This booklet describes the treatment choices available to men diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer. NIH Publication #05-4659.

NIHSeniorHealth: Prostate Cancer
NIHSeniorHealth is a Web site that features authoritative and up-to-date health information in a format tailored to older adults.

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Definition of prostate cancer: Cancer that forms in tissues of the prostate (a gland in the male reproductive system found below the bladder and in front of the rectum). Prostate cancer usually occurs in older men.

Estimated new cases and deaths from prostate cancer in the United States in 2008:

New cases: 186,320
Deaths: 28,660

See the online booklet What You Need To Know About™ Prostate Cancer to learn about prostate cancer symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and questions to ask the doctor.

For an overview of research advances, see Cancer Advances In Focus: Prostate Cancer.
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Clinical Trials to Treat Prostate Cancer

Early Prostate Cancer: Questions and Answers

Androgen Deprivation and Localized Prostate Cancer

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Prostate Cancer Prevention
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The SELECT Prostate Cancer Prevention Trial

Cancer Risk: Understanding the Puzzle

Obesity, Weight Linked to Prostate Cancer Deaths

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Clinical Trials to Screen for Prostate Cancer

Panel Recommends Against PSA Testing in Men 75 or Older

Early Prostate Cancer: Questions and Answers

Understanding Prostate Changes

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Prostate Cancer Trends, 1973-1995

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