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Adenocarcinoma of the prostate gland

What is adenocarcinoma of the prostate gland? Adenocarcinoma is a type of prostate cancer. It develops from the glands normally found in an organ called the prostate gland. Adenocarcinoma of the prostate is a relatively common cancer among older men. The risk of getting prostate cancer increases after a man turns 50 years old. Prostatic …
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Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

What is benign prostatic hyperplasia? Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is one of the most common conditions to affect men as they get older.  BPH occurs when the prostate grows and blocks the flow of urine out of the bladder. This growth occurs because of a process called hyperplasia.  Hyperplasia is a word that pathologists use …
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