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seminal vesicles

[sim-uh-nul ves-ih-kuls] glands in men at the base of the bladder and next to the prostate that release fluid into the semen during orgasm. Cancer that spreads beyond the prostate gland may invade the seminal vesicles. See also bladder, prostate, semen.

How is prostate cancer staged?

... T3: The cancer has begun to grow and spread outside your prostate
and may have spread into the seminal vesicles. T3a ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/prostatecancer/detailedguide/prostate-cancer-staging

Sexuality for the Man With Cancer

... There the sperm is mixed with special fluids from the prostate and the
seminal vesicles, which sit on either side of the prostate. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/002910-pdf.pdf

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... The seminal vesicles are glands that lie just behind the prostate. Sometimes
part of a seminal vesicle is sampled during a biopsy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/understandingyourpathologyreport/prostatepathology/benign-prostate-disease-pathology

How cancer treatment can affect ejaculation

... Cancer treatment can interfere with ejaculation by damaging the nerves that
control the prostate, seminal vesicles, and the opening to the bladder. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/treatmentsandsideeffects/physicalsideeffects/sexualsideeffectsinmen/sexualityfortheman/sexuality-for-men-with-cancer-ejaculation-and-treatment

Fertility and Men With Cancer

... For men who have prostate cancer that has not spread beyond the gland,
surgery to remove the prostate gland and seminal vesicles is one of the ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/acspc-041228-pdf.pdf

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... The seminal vesicles are glands that lie just behind the prostate. Sometimes
part of a seminal vesicle is sampled during a biopsy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/understandingyourpathologyreport/prostatepathology/atypical-prostate-pathology

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... The seminal vesicles are glands that lie just behind the prostate. Sometimes
part of a seminal vesicle is sampled during a biopsy. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/understandingyourpathologyreport/prostatepathology/high-grade-prostatic-intraepithelial-neoplasia

Cancer Glossary

... seminal vesicles Search [sim-uh-nul ves-ih-kuls]. glands in men at the base
of the bladder and next to the prostate that release fluid into the semen ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=s