Tuesday, December 3, 2013

staggering fact about prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most frequent type of cancer that affects men. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of death after lung cancer in men.

Here's a startling fact about prostate cancer as reported from healthmeup.com.

1.    One new case of prostate cancer occurs every 2.5 minutes and a man dies from prostate cancer every 17 minutes.
2.    Even male non -smokers can be potentially affected by this disease from complications of lung disease, colon, bladder, and kidney.
3.    Prostate cancer is a cancer that is relatively slow development so that sufferers still have a fairly long life expectancy.
4.    Elderly people are more likely to suffer from this disease. A research states that more than 70 % of prostate cancers suffered by men over 65 %.

In addition, prostate cancer can be cured when it is detected 100 % since the beginning. Therefore, men must pay attention to his health in order to avoid this disease.

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