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Prostate cancer overview

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer affecting men in the UK. Prostate cancer occurs when cells in the prostate gland grow out of control. There are often no early prostate cancer symptoms, but some men have urinary symptoms and discomfort. Prostate cancer treatment options include surgery, chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, and radiotherapy. In some instances, doctors recommend watchful waiting.

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Could AI help improve prostate cancer treatment?

Artificial intelligence (AI) could be used to personalise treatment for prostate cancer and reduce the number of men who undergo serious side-effects as a result of radiotherapy, a cancer conference has been told.

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Prostate cancer

What is prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer is cancer of the male prostate gland and the most common cancer in men in the UK.

The prostate is found between the bladder and the penis and is involved in semen (sperm) production.

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