In an effort to raise awareness about prostate cancer
, and encourage more men to talk openly about the disease, Prostate Cancer
UK has launched a partnership with Bowls Scotland.
While the Prostate Cancer
Foundation notes that nearly 60 percent of all prostate cancers
are diagnosed in men over the age of 65, making age the single greatest risk factor for prostate cancer
, men with family histories of the disease and/or those of a certain race must recognize that their vulnerability to the disease is greater than others', even if they are nowhere near retirement age.
Since prostate cancer
may block the tubes that carry the urine from the kidneys into the bladder (the ureters), this can cause problems with how well the kidneys work and kidney problems can lead to high levels of waste products in the blood, that can cause a serious condition called kidney failure.
Having a family history of prostate cancer
(especially aggressive prostate cancer
), along with breast cancer and other malignancies, may increase your likelihood of developing prostate cancer
The theme of the conference is: 'The Prevalence and Lifetime Economic Burden of Prostate Cancer
But I recently met a man who is trying to survive prostate cancer
. I was deeply inspired by the optimism and strength that both Dad and son displayed and by their story of courage and support.
While there have been significant advances in new surgical treatments, treatment centres, and drugs for advanced prostate cancer
, consultant urological surgeon at Bart's Health NHS Trust, Professor Frank Chinegwundoh MBE, raised concerns about how long new treatments take to become available.
cells are surrounded by groups of sugars called glycans, and previous studies have suggested that removing these sugars could trigger cancer cell death.
cells are surrounded by groups of sugars called glycans and previous studies have suggested that removing these sugars could trigger cancer cell death.
UK says more men now die from prostate cancer
than women are killed by breast cancer.
UK said the number of men dying from prostate cancer
every year has overtaken the number of women dying from breast cancer, with 11,819 men now dying from prostate cancer
in the UK every year - the equivalent of one man every 45 minutes.
In joining forces with Zero, together we will bring a significant and effective new tool for doctors, hospitals and patients across the US to fight prostate cancer
." - Neal G.