Dealing with Prostate Cancer
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There aren't many men who can hear those dreaded words and not feel frightened and panic stricken. And, with good reason. US estimates for 2008 call for 186,000+ new cases and almost 29,000 deaths. Many people assume that prostate cancer only attacks the elderly and figure they'll just wait and hope for the best. Bad decision. While the majority of cases do occur in men over 70, it has been known to attack men as young as 50. The disease also crosses ethnic lines and is the second most common malignant cancer in men. African American men are at a higher risk than white men including Hispanic men. According to the National Cancel Institute, "Dramatic differences in the incidence of prostate cancer are also seen in different populations around the world." This is telling be...