Fact or Fiction: Do You Believe Any of These Prostate Cancer Myths?

It's Movember (or No Shave November)! Help the men in your life stay healthy by learning what's fact and what's fiction when it comes to prostate cancer (9 Photos)

Arricca Elin SanSone on Nov 13, 2013 at 12:53PM

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Fact or Fiction: Do You Believe Any of These Prostate Cancer Myths?

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Fiction: Men with Prostate Cancer Always Experience Symptoms

“Most of the time, men don’t have symptoms,” says J. Brantley Thrasher, M.D., chair of the department of urology at the University of Kansas Medical Center and spokesperson for the American Urological Association (AUA). Some men, however, do experience changes in urinary or sexual function, including frequent nighttime urination, painful or burning urination, difficulty getting or maintain an erection or a dull pain in the lower pelvic area. Even one of those symptoms warrants a call to the doctor.

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