Primary prostate cancer
Primary prostate cancer: Introduction
Primary prostate cancer: Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers among males and is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in males.
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causes, and treatments of Primary prostate cancer is available below.
Symptoms of Primary prostate cancer
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symptoms of Primary prostate cancer
Treatments for Primary prostate cancer
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Causes of Primary prostate cancer
- Increasing age
- African American men are 1.5-2 times more likely than white men to develop prostate cancer
- Men who have a history of prostate cancer in their family, especially if it was a first-degree relative such as a father or brother, are at an increased risk. This risk may be 2-3 times greater than the risk for men without a family history of the disease
- Diet: A diet high in fat has been associated with an increased risk of prostate cancer
- Chemical agents: Exposure to chemicals such as cadmium has been implicated in the development of prostate cancer
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Primary prostate cancer: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Primary prostate cancer
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disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
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and Parkinsons...read more »
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Primary prostate cancer: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Primary prostate cancer: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Primary prostate cancer
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Primary prostate cancer: Animations
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Prognosis for Primary prostate cancer
Prognosis for Primary prostate cancer:
Five-year survival rates are very good for men with prostate cancer.
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Research about Primary prostate cancer
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Primary prostate cancer: Broader Related Topics
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