Diagnosing locally-advanced prostate cancer

Information about tests, scans, symptoms and possible causes of locally-advanced prostate cancer.

  • How locally-advanced prostate cancer is diagnosed

    You might notice changes in your body. There are lots of possible causes for different symptoms, so it’s important to know what to look out for. If your doctor wants to find out more they might organise different tests or scans.

  • Causes and risk factors

    We don't know exactly what causes prostate cancer. But there are things that can increase your risk. Find out what these might be and the possible changes you could make to reduce your risk.

Locally-advanced prostate cancer

Dave carries his golf clubs to his car. Dave on diagnosis

'Fortunately the cancer was very low grade and not aggressive, but the initial reaction was terror.'