If prostate cancer spreads
Cancer cells can spread from the prostate to other parts of the body. This spread is called metastasis.
Understanding how a type of cancer usually grows and spreads helps your healthcare team plan your treatment and future care. If prostate cancer spreads, it can spread to the:
Making progress in the cancer fight
The 5-year cancer survival rate has increased from 25% in the 1940s to 60% today.