President Jacob Zuma was diagnosed of prostate cancer last week, the cancer is on stage 4 and already spreading to other parts of his body, namely his penis and the surrounding area.
The presidency was not planning on revealing the unfortunate news but Jacob Zuma’s estrange son Edward Zuma told a local newspaper about his father’s cancer. It is not much clear if Msholozi can survive this one. Stage 4 prostate cancer is a much advanced stage of cancer and unfortunately for the president it had already spread to his testicles and penis as per information provided by his son.
Edward Zuma said South Africans deserves to know his fathers state of health. “he knew he was sick for a long time that’s why he does not put the interest of the country first, he used to say bangishaye ngesifulane until the doctors proved it was cancer”
he used to say bangishaye ngesifulane until the doctors proved it was cancer
There is no official report yet from the presidency. Prostate cancer remain the most common cancer in South Africa among older man. although prostate cancer usually don’t have early symptoms, below are some of the symptoms associated with it.
Urinary symptoms of prostate cancer
Because of the proximity of the prostate gland in relation to the bladder and urethra, prostate cancer may be accompanied by a variety of urinary symptoms. Depending on the size and location, a tumor may press on and constrict the urethra, inhibiting the flow of urine. Some prostate cancer signs related to urination include:
- Burning or pain during urination
- Difficulty urinating, or trouble starting and stopping while urinating
- More frequent urges to urinate at night
- Loss of bladder control
- Decreased flow or velocity of urine stream
- Blood in urine (hematuria)