Prostate cancer is cancer of the prostate gland, part of the male reproductive system. It will affect one in eight men, this risk is increased as you get older. It also affects those with a close family member who has been affected, such as your father or brother.
Should you develop new or persisting symptoms please seek review from a health professional. Symptoms of prostate cancer can include:
If you have these symptoms, it does not mean you have prostate cancer. There are other causes, for example benign enlargement of your prostate gland which can happen as you get older.