Prostate cancer is a fairly slow growing form of cancer that develops within the prostate, which is a reproductive gland in the male body. This form of cancer generally poses a problem for men of an older age, around 50 and up, as this is the time of life that the abnormal cells may begin to develop. Due to the nature of disease, a man with prostate cancer is more apt to die of something completely different, even old age. But, there are still some final symptoms linked to more advanced stages of the cancer.
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An increase in urination (namely the need), trouble urinating or pain while urinating is a symptom that will most likely be present throughout the progression of the cancer, even in its final stages.
Many men with prostate cancer may notice blood in his urine. This may or may not be accompanied with pain or difficulty urinating.
Most men with advanced stage prostate cancer will suffer from a certain amount of pain, usually isolated to the pelvic region, but may be present in the thighs, back or ribs.
Loss of Appetite and Weight
Frequently, especially in advanced stages of prostate cancer, a man will typically experience both a loss in appetite and weight.
Often accompanying the loss in appetite, a man may experience the symptom of nausea. This nausea may also bring about vomiting.
Most forms of cancer will share this particular symptom, since the disease weakens people.
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