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FINALLY: GOOD NEWS ABOUT PROSTATE CANCER THAT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

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In the United States, 1 out of every 9 men[1] will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime. Scary news, but heres something positive: The number of deaths due to the disease has plunged an amazing 51 percent from 1993 to 2016, according to the American Cancer Society[2], due largely to a combination of active surveillance and improved interventions.

That is the largest fall of any major cancer of either men or women, says Jonathan Simon, MD, an oncologist and the president and CEO of the Prostate Cancer Foundation[3]. While the disease remains the most common cancer among American men other than skin cancer, with an estimated 164,690 new cases diagnosed in 2018[4], it is largely found in men aged 65 and older, with an average of diagnosis at age 66.[5]Check out some more ...

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