Pictures of Prostate Cancer

Author: Brian Hildebrandt, Last Updated: Nov. 19, 2017

Getting a detailed look at some pictures of prostate cancer can give you a better idea of what you’re up against. A number of prostate cancer images have been compiled to aid in your education.

Digital Rectal Exam

A rectal exam is a common procedure your doctor may perform to look for prostate cancer warning signs.

Your doctor may feel for abnormalities such as size, hardness, and unusual bumps.

Digital rectal exam being performed.

Enlarged Prostate

If your prostate is larger than normal with no other problems (such as high PSA levels), you may have a condition known as benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH).

Rendition of enlarged prostate.

As your prostate gland enlarges, urinating may become more difficult.

Enlarged Prostate's effect on urination.

Cancerous Prostate Gland

Differances in smoothness and texture between a normal prostate and prostate cancer.

Cancerous prostate gland.

Prostate Cancer Pictures Cross Section

Cross section of a cancerous prostate gland.

Cross section of cancerous prostate gland.

Pictures of Prostate Carcinoma Cells Under Microscope

Prostate carcinoma cells under microscope.

Notice the differance between the healthy top image and cancerous bottom image.

4 Stages of Prostate Cancer

If you progress through the stages of prostate cancer, the cancerous cells will eventually take over more tissue around the prostate gland.

4 stages of prostate cancer.

Hopefully these prostate cancer pictures have given you a better idea of what the progression looks like.

There are a number of prostate cancer treatment options available to quickly and safely deal with the situation if it so arises.

After being diagnosed with prostate cancer, the statistics are promising afterwards for living a happy and long life.


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