Is Prostate Cancer Transmissible?

Every now and then I get a really good question from a patient that I have never heard before. I am making a new category on my blog for these type of questions.
A patient of mine who was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer asked me today if his wife could catch prostate cancer. His concern stemmed from the fact that his original presenting symptom was blood in the semen.

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Smokers have increased risk of bladder cancer after radiation therapy for prostate cancer

A presentation at the AUA Western section meeting was reviewed in the Urology Times November 2005 issue:
UT article: Smokers face higher risk of TCC after radiation
Patients that have a history of smoking are 13 more likely to get bladder cancer (transitional cell cancer) after radiation as compared to patients who get radiation and have not smoked.

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