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Prostate Education Video

THE PROSTATE

Prostate cancer is second only to lung cancer in terms of causing death in men. It occurs most commonly in men above 60 years of age, and it very rarely occurs under the age of 40 years. It is a slow growing but progressive cancer. If it is detected early and managed correctly, the survival rates are high.
Currently, the incidence of prostate cancer is rising, but the mortality rate of prostate cancer is decreasing. This paradox is most likely because of more active prostate cancer screening, due to better health awareness by males nowadays.
With routine screening for prostate cancer, the diagnosis can be made at an earlier stage, where it is still curable and this contributes to the decline in mortality from the disease.

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