Question by  scarywoodwitch (158)

What happens in stage four prostate cancer?

My brother has stage four prostate cancer.


Answer by  Sabharish (1610)

In the stage four prostate cancer, the carcinogenic cells keeps on lodging to different sites of the body, especially the bones.


Answer by  Travis404607 (3916)

In stage four prostate cancer, the cancer had usually spread to the bladder, rectum, and even the bones. The lymph nodes may also be at risk. Any cancer which spreads to parts of the body which directly affect the blood stream, such as the lymph nodes or bones, is especially dangerous.


Answer by  Mary39 (521)

This type of cancer is very serious and treatment options are very limited at this time. During this time, the cancer may not be responding to treatment and it may have also spread to other organizes close to the prostate gland. During this time, treatment may be more palliative in an attempt to keep the patient comfortable.


Answer by  nairvasaoyahoocoin (78)

As the disease spreads all over the body in state IV prostate cancer patients no treatment is possible and the patient may collapse/die any time.


Answer by  Rani60 (351)

In stage 4 prostate cancer has spread out from prostate gland to other distant parts of body, which includes the bladder, rectum, lymph nodes, or distant organs such as the bones. If this happens, the chance of radical surgery curing the cancer is extremely low. Treatment is must each stage of the prostate cancer.

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