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Prostate cancer awareness month

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

You haven’t felt quite yourself, and going to the bathroom has become a chore. You’d never think it could be prostate cancer … but do you know the signs?

Different people have different symptoms for prostate cancer. Some men do not have symptoms at all.

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and experts at Gibbs Cancer Center & Research Institute want you to know the signs and symptoms:

Not sure if you have prostate cancer?

We encourage you to recognize the symptoms:

  • Difficulty starting urination
  • Weak or interrupted flow of urine
  • Frequent urination, especially at night
  • Difficulty emptying the bladder completely
  • Pain or burning during urination
  • Blood in the urine or semen
  • Pain in the back, hips, or pelvis that doesn’t go away
  • Painful ejaculation
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