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The Gleason score: What is it exactly?

The Gleason score: What is it exactly?

The grade and stage of prostate cancer greatly influence the choice of treatment. Both indicators reveal the progression of the disease. The grade refers to the degree of aggressiveness of the prostate cancer while the stage refers to the degree of spread of cancer cells.

This article will focus on the concept of grade, more specifically on the Gleason score. The stage of prostate cancer will be discussed in a future article.

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Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Cancer

It is quite common that because of its generally slow growth, especially in its early stages, prostate cancer may not cause any signs or symptoms. The onset of symptoms is linked to the growing size of the tumour developing in the tissues and surrounding organs.

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False hunger: how can you recognize and fight it?

False hunger: how can you recognize and fight it?

Everyone knows that a healthy diet is, first of all, about balance, moderation, and variety. Research has shown that keeping to a healthy weight reduces the risk of developing prostate cancer, which is another reason to want to do maintain weight that is healthy for you.

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Fruits and vegetables: fresh, frozen or canned?

Fruits and vegetables: fresh, frozen or canned?

It is known that men from Western countries, North America in particular, are more likely to have prostate cancer than men from elsewhere in the world, for example, East Asia (China and Japan).

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Dietary supplements and prostate cancer

Dietary supplements and prostate cancer

Our bodies need certain nutrients such as vitamins and minerals to work properly. Vitamins and minerals are essential to our health and can help counteract the effect of cell damage.

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A healthy mind in a healthy body The benefits of a healthy lifestyle for the mind

A healthy mind in a healthy body The benefits of a healthy lifestyle for the mind

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Being diagnosed with prostate cancer causes stress and a wide range of intense emotions, from sadness and frustration to denial and despair.

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A healthy mind in a healthy body: the benefits of sports for the mind

A healthy mind in a healthy body: the benefits of sports for the mind

Being diagnosed with prostate cancer causes stress and a wide range of intense emotions, from sadness and frustration to denial and despair.

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