Prostate Cancer Myths & Facts

  • An enlarged prostate probably means you have prostate cancer.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • Which may be a sign of prostate cancer?

     

    A. Straining to urinate

     

    B. Slow urinary stream

     

    C. Blood in the urine or semen

     

    D. Dribbling or leakage of urine

     

    E. All of the above

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  • A high PSA (prostate specific antigen) level is a sure sign of prostate cancer.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • Which can raise your prostate cancer risk?

     

    A. Heavy alcohol use

     

    B. Diet high in animal fats

     

    C. Family history of prostate cancer

     

    D. African-American heritage

     

    E. All of the above

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  • Men younger than 40 rarely develop prostate cancer.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • A biopsy is the only way tell if you have prostate cancer.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • When prostate cancer is found early, treatment may involve:

     

    A. Surgery to remove the prostate

     

    B. Radiation therapy

     

    C. Brachytherapy (radioactive seeds)

     

    D. Any of the above

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  • Prostate cancer thrives on testosterone.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • Prostate cancer should always be treated, no matter your age.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • Prostate cancer treatments may cause impotence.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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  • Prostate cancer can never be cured.

     

    A. Myth

     

    B. Fact

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