What is prostate cancer?

    Cancer is a term that describes a collection of related diseases. Cancer occurs when some of the body’s cells divide continuously and begin to invade surrounding cells. Cancerous cells can start anywhere in the body and spread to localized regions and then to distant parts away from the site of origin. When cancer cells begin in the region of the prostate – a gland in the male reproductive system that produces and contains seminal fluid – it is called prostate cancer. […]