Prostate cancer has several signs and symptoms, though several of them may indicate a lesser problem. Many men experience a condition as they age called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), which is not life-threatening and easily treated. Thus, if a man experiences any of the following symptoms, he should consult his physician to determine whether they are indications of prostate cancer, or a lesser problem.
Difficulty urinating; this includes difficulty starting, having a weak stream, dribbling after finishing, or frequent urination.
Painful or bloody urination or ejaculation
Pain in the hips or lower back area, or in the lower part of the pelvis, that does not go away after time.