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Prostate cancer is the development of cancer in the prostatea gland in the male reproductive system. Factors that increase the risk of prostate cancer include older age, a family history of the geographical breast cancer rates,
and race. Prostate cancer screening is controversial. Many cases are managed with active surveillance or watchful waiting. Early prostate cancer usually has no clear symptoms. Sometimes prostate cancer does cause symptoms, often similar to those of diseases such as benign prostatic hyperplasia.