What are the Symptoms?

Most men with early prostate cancer do not have symptoms, so it is vital for men to know their risk and take action early.

If prostate cancer is found earlier, it can be successfully treated. When diagnosed late, there is a risk of harm or damage that the prostate cancer can cause, with potential to shorten lives.  

Symptoms of prostate cancer do not usually appear until the prostate is large enough to affect the tube that carries urine from the bladder out of the penis, called the urethra.

When this happens, men may notice things like:

Less common changes include: