Worldwide, prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer found in men. Learning more about prostate cancer and treatment options can help you and your loved ones take an active part in making choices about care.
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The prostate is a chestnut-sized gland below the bladder, which contributes most of the fluid that combines with a man’s sperm to make semen.
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer other than skin cancer in American men and is the second leading cause of cancer death in men.
The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 234,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2006. Incidence rates for the disease are higher for African-American men than for white men.
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