Signs & Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer

Signs & Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in men. Like all cancers, the earlier it is caught the more successful treatments will be. However, many men are unaware of the symptoms of prostate cancer. Every November, Movember awareness campaigns are held to teach men about prostate cancer and help them live longer healthier lives. This Movember, learn about the symptoms of prostate cancer and how to better your life or the lives of the men you care about.

Prostate Cancer

Urinary Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer

The prostate surrounds the urethra and is near the bladder. Therefore, when something goes wrong with the prostate, urinary symptoms may develop. These might include:

  • Reduced bladder control
  • Complete loss of bladder control
  • Urinating more frequently, especially at night
  • Trouble starting to urinate
  • Trouble stopping when urinating
  • Slower urine or decreased flow
  • Blood in the urine
  • Burning pain while urinating

Other Symptoms Of Prostate Cancer

There are other symptoms of prostate cancer that may occur in the early stages or as cancer spreads to other areas of the body. These may include:

  • Pain in the bones of the hips, back and chest
  • Numbness or weakness in the legs, feet
  • Trouble getting an erection
  • Blood in semen
  • Pain upon ejaculation

Get Support For Prostate Cancer With Senior Home Care & Premier Homecare Services

If you notice any of these symptoms, you should see your doctor right away. Your doctor can overview what medical treatments are right for you. At-home support, such as iCare Home Health’s premier homecare services, can also help. Our senior home care services can take care of your daily tasks when you need to rest, so you can focus on recovery. However, our premier homecare services also go above and beyond, as we offer in-home nursing and medical support, art and recreational therapy programs, and more. Contact us at iCare to learn about our services and receive a consultation.


President of iCare Home Health Services, a community based, boutique home health care company dedicated to serving the needs of our customers to maintain their quality of life and dignity while they recover from illness or age at the comfort of their own home.