The prostate is a gland found exclusively in males. Located in front of the rectum and below the urinary bladder, the prostate is about the size of a walnut. The prostate reaches nearly full size during puberty but may continue to grow slightly more in older men and it produces some of the fluid that protects and nourishes sperm cells in semen. Glands called seminal vesicles that make most of this fluid are found behind the prostate. Prostate Cancer usually occurs in the epithelial cells of the glandular tissue. This type of cancer is known as adenocarcinoma.
Symptoms of Prostate Cancer include: