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Health DNA test for Prostate Cancer in Kenya

Genetic Predisposition Testing for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is cancer that develops in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system that produces the fluid in semen. In the United States, cancer of the prostate is the second most common malignant cancer in men. Prostate cancer occurs when cells within the prostate start to grow abnormally creating small tumors. Very often prostate cancer is actually comprised of multiple very small tumours within the prostate. Prostate cancer tends to form in older men.

The majority of prostate cancers arise from the secretory glandular cells in the prostate. This kind of cancer is as adenocarcinoma.

Prostate cancer symptoms

If the cancer is caught at its earliest stages, most men will not experience any symptoms.  Some men, however, will experience symptoms that might indicate the presence of prostate cancer, including:

  • A need to urinate frequently, especially at night
  • 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

What causes prostate cancer?

Like most forms of cancer, Prostate cancer is thought to develop as a result of a combination of genetic and environmental factors. A family history of prostate cancer is though to increase the risk of developing this disease. In addition risk of developing prostate cancer is thought to increase with age, being black and being obese.

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