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Prostate Cancer Risk Factors
All men are at risk for developing prostate cancer. About one man in six will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, but only one man in 34 will die of this disease.
Prostate Cancer - Risk Factors
The major risk factors for prostate cancer include genetic, dietary, and environmental factors that effect male hormones (androgens) and make a man more susceptible to this cancer.
Risk Factors
Knowing the risk factors for prostate cancer can help you determine if and when you want to begin prostate cancer screening. The main risk factors include: