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Who is at risk of developing prostate cancer?

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Dr. Steven Tucker
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Men as they age

No joke, risk #1 being male, risk#2 getting older. The risk of prostate cancer increases with age, especially after age 50.
More than 80% of prostate cancers are diagnosed in men who are 65 or older. And in the us, african american men have a higher risk of prostate cancer than white men. Additionally a family history of prostate cancer is also a risk. See this link: http://bit.Ly/lhig6p.

In brief: Men as they age

No joke, risk #1 being male, risk#2 getting older. The risk of prostate cancer increases with age, especially after age 50.
More than 80% of prostate cancers are diagnosed in men who are 65 or older. And in the us, african american men have a higher risk of prostate cancer than white men. Additionally a family history of prostate cancer is also a risk. See this link: http://bit.Ly/lhig6p.
Dr. Steven Tucker
Dr. Steven Tucker
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Dr. Michael Thompson
Agree. A woman with prostate cancer would be highly reportable. ;) An NIH study section once critiqued a grant application for prostate cancer for not including women!

In brief: Risk

1 in 6.

In brief: Risk

1 in 6.
Dr. Richard Sarle
Dr. Richard Sarle
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In brief: Family history

Risk factors for prostate cancer include a family history of prostate cancer, especially your father. In addition african american males tend to have a higher incidence of prostate cancer as well.
A recent study has shown a slight increase in prostate cancer in patients who take vitamin E supplements. Prostate cancer has not been linked to food products.

In brief: Family history

Risk factors for prostate cancer include a family history of prostate cancer, especially your father. In addition african american males tend to have a higher incidence of prostate cancer as well.
A recent study has shown a slight increase in prostate cancer in patients who take vitamin E supplements. Prostate cancer has not been linked to food products.
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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