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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Metastatic prostate cancer

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Metastatic prostate cancer includes:

  • 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

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Metastatic prostate cancer, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Metastatic prostate cancer. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Metastatic prostate cancer. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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