Yes! Unfortunately, prostate cancer can spread to any part of the body. This is called advanced prostate cancer , meaning that the cancer that began in the prostate gland has now spread to another part of the body.
This could lead to bone pain, extreme fatigue, a general feeling of being unwell and unexplained weight loss. In addition, some people may experience symptoms specific to the area where the cancer has spread.
According to Karthik Giridhar, M.D and an expert at the Mayo Clinic, “In theory, prostate cancer cells can spread anywhere in the body. In practice, though, prostate cancer metastasis occurs most often in the lymph nodes and the bones.”
This occurs when cells break away from the tumor in the prostate, explains the doctor.