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Did You Know?

  • prostate cancer kills more Aussies each year than breast cancer or melanoma
  • a man has a 1 in 5 risk of developing prostate cancer by the age of 85
  • prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in Australia
  • on average 55 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer every day in Australia

Find out more prostate cancer stats.

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What Can You Do?

You can help by:

  • sharing with others the most common signs of prostate cancer: frequent urinating, slow flow, blood in urine or semen, pain
  • raising prostate cancer awareness, perhaps by growing a mo in November
  • talking to your doctor about the pros and cons of a PSA test if you’re in a risk group

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Who is at risk?

Risk factors include

  • men – only males have a prostate gland and can be affected by the disease
    age – 98% of men diagnosed with prostate cancer are 50 years of age or older
  • family history – a man with a father or brother diagnosed with prostate cancer has an increase risk of developing the disease
  • lifestyle – unhealthy diet and lack of excercise is a possible contributing factor.

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Help Today: Spread Awareness

last updated: 1 November 2013