There are 5 types of Prostate Cancer. This includes Acinar Adenocarcinoma, Ductal Adenocarcinoma, Transitional Cell Cancer, Squamous Cell Cancer and Small Cell Prostate Cancer.
Acinar Adenocarcinoma: This is the most common type of prostate cancer. It mainly occurs in the gland cells which are present on the lining of the prostate glands.
Ductal adenocarcinoma: It occurs in the cells that are present in the ducts of the prostate glands.
Transitional cell cancer: It occurs in the cells which line the urethra (organ which takes the urine out of the body).
Squamous cell cancer: This type of cancer develops in the flat cells present in the prostate gland.
Small Cell Prostate cancer: It occurs in the small round cells.
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