The prostate is a gland that assists with reproduction, but as you age, it increases in size and can lead to complications such as BPH and prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer is #1 on that list of common cancers in men. According to the most recent figures, in 2014 233,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, which is about 27% of all cancer diagnoses. In fact about 1 in 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. The average age for this diagnosis is between the ages of 65-69 and that accounts for 65% of all diagnoses.
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