Prostate cancer: Doctor outlines symptoms you might experience
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Prostate cancer is the fifth most common cause of cancer deaths among men. One major reason for this poor prognosis is the slow progression of symptoms. Oftentimes, warning signs only emerge once the tumour has grown and started pressing against nearby tissue and organs. Though the disease rarely spreads to the skin, cases of this have been recorded.
In 2018, researchers writing in the journal Hindawi reported on the case of a 56-year-old man who presented to his clinic with a month-long history of skin problems.
The patient has purple nodules located on his upper right cheek, which measured roughly 1.5 cm in diameter.
The purple nodule was solitary and asymptomatic, and …