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Prostate Cancer Stories
Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Prostate cancer begins when cells in the prostate gland start to grow out of control. The prostate is a gland found only in males. It makes some of the fluid that is part of semen. Almost all prostate cancers are adenocarcinomas. These cancers develop from the gland cells (the cells that make the prostate fluid that is added to the semen). (American Cancer Society)

Patient Stories

Prostate Cancer: Stage 2 | Steve’s Story

Steve Roecklein, Stage 2

Cancer Details: Started at stage 2 and gradually progressed to stage 3, and then to stage 4 with metastasis to lymph nodes
1st Symptoms: Rising PSA score
Treatment: IMRT (radiation therapy), brachytherapy, surgery, and lutetium-177

Oncologists & Experts

Ask A Urological Oncologist, Dr. Weight | Kidney, Prostate, Bladder

Dr. Christopher Weight

Oncologist: Specializing in urological oncology, including kidney, prostate, bladder, and more; president of Climb 4 Kidney Cancer
Experience: ~15 years
Hospital/clinic size: Mid-sized teaching institution